Kazakhstanis travelled all resorts around world – Head of state
Kazakhstan's leader noted state intends to develop touristic zones all over the country.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Shchuchinsk-Borovoye resort area with a working trip BNews.kz correspondent reports. During the visit, the head of state launched Burabay international skiing center.
Earlier we had not paid enough attention to the touristic industry. The economic conditions held off realization of its development in full. Kazakhstanis have already traveled all the resorts around the world, saw the sea, everyone knows. And I am also among them. Our goal now is to show Kazakhstan's possibilities, how beautiful our country is and how to develop tourism. First, the state is working on this plan, and second thing is that this sector is effective from the point of view of the economy. This requires conditions. There are such conditions, and therefore I came to Burabay. First of all, you need to finish the internal infrastructure. We have prepared the external infrastructure. A large highway Astana-Burabay, railway tracks were built, Kokshetau airport was renovated as well," the President said.
In addition, Nursultan Nazarbayev added it is necessary to work on laying of infrastructure to all facilities. The only state does this type of works. The next stage will be cooperation with investors.
Besides, Kazakhstan’s President reminded a five-year program for the development of tourism until 2023 was adopted.
“Borovoye resort area provides for a chance to earn, bring people joy and give the state profits from tourists who will rest with us. This is not the only place in our country that we will deal with. it is referred to Shchuchinsk-Borovoye resort area, Imantau-Shalkara resort area, Bayanaul area in Pavlodar region. As for Turkestan, it is a special issue, we plan to build the city of Turkestan and develop it at a quick rate. Moreover, it is necessary to establish a good tourist center, which already exists there. 100 000 tourists are already arriving, " the head of state said.
All photos by Bauyrzhan Zhuassbayev