Implementation of new economic policy «Nurly Zhol» to have multiplicative effect

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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - As is known, the President, in his Address to the Nation, initiated new economic policy "Nurly Zhol", which is called to stabilize the economic situation in the country as an anti-crisis measure.

N. Nazarbayev called implementation of "Nurly Zhol" the main task of the year. The key direction of this program is development of infrastructure: transport, logistics, industrial, energy, social, utility and water and heating networks and housing infrastructure.

Besides, the main work is focused on building the effective transport and logistics infrastructure based on Astana by 2017. Development of the infrastructure will allow to activate the economy of the country, strengthen interregional cooperation, increase mobility and solve the problems of entrepreneurship.

About KZT bln was allocated for these purposes from the National Fund including KZT 180 bln of the amount is expected to be disbursed this year.

At the enlarged sitting of the Government on February 11, the Head of State told that taking into consideration the present situation in the economic sphere, the measures of support must be expanded. "I instruct the Government to develop and add new anti-crisis measures to "Nurly-Zhol" Program. The new measures have to include support for the engineering sector, exports, development of infrastructure for small and medium-sized business, agro-industrial-complex and the measures for support of the internal market," the President said.

"I also gave the Government instructions to form the reserve in the amount of KZT 250 bln. Given all the additions, I charge the Government to develop "Nurly-Zhol" and submit it for approval in a one month period," the President added.

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