Akim of East Kazakhstan region Danial Akhmetov met with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev 

Akim reported to the Head of State on the results of socio-economic development of the region in 2019, as well as plans to further strengthen regional capacity 

According to Danial Akhmetov, indicators of investments in the fixed capital increased in East Kazakhstan with strong output growth in industry and agriculture.

Akim of the region informed the President about the progress in providing targeted social assistance in a new format. Kassym-Jomart Tokaev instructed to conduct a thorough analysis of the economic condition of literally every low-income family living in the region and take appropriate measures to assist them. A similar order was given regarding large families.

Danial Akhmetov also informed the Head of State about the plan for the construction of a bridge across Bukhtarma Reservoir in the second half of this year. The President noted the importance of building this socially significant facility to meet the needs of a significant part of the region’s population.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave a number of specific instructions, including those related to the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbaiuly, including the construction of a museum and hotel complex in Zhidebai.

The Head of State acknowledged the work undertaken by Akim concerning socio-economic development of the region, while highlighting his efforts to strengthen the scientific, educational and medical potential of East Kazakhstan region.