Shymkent mayor reported to the population
The reporting meeting of Shymkent mayor Gabidulla Abdrakhimov with the population on the results of 2018 was held in the "Turkistan" Palace. Minister of Information and Communications of the RK Dauren Abayev, State Inspector of the RK Presidential Administration Yergali Yegamberdy, deputies, public figures, heads of state agencies, representatives of NGOs and the media took part in it. The current reporting meeting was held for the first time for the metropolis in the status of a city of republican significance.
According to the mayor, more than 58 thousand business entities have been registered in Shymkent, about 142 thousand people are employed in the field of SMEs. The total share of business in the total regional product is 31%. By the number of business entities, our city takes one of the leading positions in the country. Besides, last year 242 applications were received at 2.4 billion tenge in the framework of the "7-20-25" program. Credits have already been issued to 114 residents.
In total, the housing construction volume in comparison with 2017 has doubled. According to this indicator, our city is in the first place in the republic. The head of the metropolis also shared plans for the citydevelopment. In particular, the reconstruction of the railway station will begin in April in Shymkent. According to the city mayor Gabidulla Abdrakhimov, its capacity will be nine thousand passengers per day. Reconstruction plan to complete in the first half of 2020.
Also, by the end of this year, the long-awaited Bozaryk substation will be commissioned. As the head of the metropolis reported at the reporting meeting, after its launch, 250,000 residents of the northern part of the city will be provided with high-quality electricity.