Kazakh President handed over apartment keys to railroad employees in Astana

ASTANA. August 2. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the Day of Transport Workers, Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, took part in the ceremony of handing over the apartment keys of "Saranda" residential complex to the families of railway workers.

"On the eve of your professional holiday, I have made a special trip to congratulate you on this happy occasion. The day after tomorrow is your holiday and I would like to give you the keys from the new apartments. And this is justified because a human being needs a shelter as well as work and appropriate salary in order to build a strong family", said the Head of the country.

Nursultan Nazarbayev
also noted that the state's economical development is directly related to the life and activities of the railway employees and the government pays great attention to transport network and infrastructure.

"More than 1.5 thousand kilometers of roads are repaired every year. During the years of Independence 1,200 kilometers of railways have been laid. To get away from the dependence on the neighboring countries we have manufactured car-building plants, we are producing diesel and electric locomotives. This industry is developing very actively and I express my gratitude to Askar Mamin, head of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", and his colleagues ", concluded the President.

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