Swedish Ambassador visits Aral Sea

KYZYLORDA. August 20. KAZINFORM Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to Kazakhstan Manne Wangborg paid a special visit to the Aral district of Kyzylorda region, Kazinform correspondent Zhanagul Sergaly reports from Kyzylorda.

The guest came to Aral area in order to survey the work done within the project Regulation of Syrdarya riverbed and preservation of the Northern Aral Sea. The Swedish envoy was accompanied by deputy akim of the region Tanibergen Darmenov. In the course of the trip Mr. Manne Wangborg familiarized with the history of the region which is under special patronage of the Head of State.

After that the Swedish diplomat visited the Kokaral dam and Aklak Su water basin and was amazed the residents did not leave the area despite hardships associated with drying up of the Aral Sea. The Ambassador of Sweden thanked people of the Karateren settlement for their attention and Kazakh hospitality.

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