The President noted that the Aktobe region is one of the largest regions in the country. Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the importance of the socio-economic development of the region and instructed the Governor to pay more attention to local infrastructure, such as construction and repair of roads, provision of gas and water, construction of schools, hospitals, and other social facilities.
Arkhimed Mukhambetov reported to the President on the socio-economic development of the region in the year 2012 and on the progress of realization of the programme on accelerated industrial and innovative development. The Governor also briefed the President on the progress of realization of the biggest projects being implemented as part of the Industrialization Map Programme. The construction of glass, rail and gas processing and ferroalloy plants are among them. To date, the region implemented 74 projects amounted to KZT 633.8 billion. Following the commissioning of these facilities, more than 10 thousand new jobs will be created.
At the end of the meeting, the President instructed the Governor to keep under special control the course of realization of the programme on accelerated industrial and innovative development.