N. Nazarbayev surveyed reconstructed Sports Palace 'Kazakhstan' in Astana

ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the Sports Palace 'Kazakhstan' and an adjacent to it warm up skating rink for 1000 seats on Monday in Astana.

The Sports Palace is the fourth facility of the 7th Asian Winter Games infrastructure. It will hold the most spectacular event - men's ice hockey tournament. It had to be reconstructed for meeting the Olympic standards for holding the tournament. First of all it needed an additional rink for trainings because they were not to be held on the main rink.

Thanks to modern design and new materials then new rink looks quite impressive and meets all requirements.

The reconstruction of the Palace and construction of the additional rink is conducted by the building company 'Shar-Kurylys'. The cost of the projects is KZT 3.4 bln.

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