Opening the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev directed to the need for quick actions to start construction in the city of Turkestan.
- Turkestan is the Holy City for our nation. We discussed in detail the issue of further development of this city, gave appropriate instructions and allocated the necessary funds. The time has gone by, but there is nothing going on. We need to start implementing the shaped plan for the construction of the regional center, the President said.
The President of Kazakhstan stressed that construction of the administrative and business center of the city, residential complex and social facilities is a priority.
There were reports on realizing the General Plan of Turkestan, including plans for constructing new facilities in the city. The speakers were the First Deputy Prime Minister A. Mamin, akim of Turkestan region Zh.Tuimebayev, Culture and Sports Minister A. Mukhamediuly and Chairman of the International Architectural Competition A. Zikirin.
At the end of the meeting, the President focused on the importance of using renewable energy sources and gave a number of specific instructions for improving the energy supply and water supply to the regional center.