Today, a concept for the development of Kok Zhailau all-season ski resort was presented to the President.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasised the importance of the tourism industry for Almaty region and the country as a whole.
The President also noted that the realisation of the projects would make ski resorts of Almaty region popular among Kazakhstanis and tourists around the world.
Moreover, a number of design objects for future infrastructure of the Universiade-2017, including the layouts of ice arenas and the Athletes’ Village were also introduced to the President.
The Mayor of Almaty noted that the beginning of construction and installation works at these facilities is scheduled for the first quarter of 2014 and the completion of works is in July 2016.