K.Massimov surveyed construction process of Uzen - state border with Turkmenistan railroad

MANGYSTAU REGION. December 25. KZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "We have done a great job during the year and by the end of 2010 reached the border of Turkmenistan", President of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" National Company Askar Mamin said familiarizing Prime Minister Karim Massimov with the process of construction of "Uzen - state border with Turkmenistan" railroad.

"We believe that the first train will commence its trip through the territory of Turkmenistan to Iran", A.Mamin said.

According to him, the expected annual flow of cargo is up to 8-10 mln tons.

The regional Governor in his turn noted that the construction of the railroad plaid an important role in the economic development of the whole region. "Many Zhanaozen residents take part in the construction of the road now. This is a very important economic and social project", the Governor said.

The project costs KZT 65 bln. KZT 28 bln out of it has been already disbursed.

The total length of the road is 686 km. 146 km out of it runs through Kazakhstan's territory.

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