Korean investors implement five projects as part of PPP in Kazakhstan
Projects in the sphere of healthcare are implemented in Almaty, Karaganda and Kyzylorda regions.
Deputy chairman of the Board of JSC Kazakhstan Centre of Public Private Partnership of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Talgat Matayev told the implementation of the projects by Korean investors as part of public private partnership (PPP), BNews.kz correspondent reports.
“The Korean investors are interested in the PPP projects in our country. As of today, cooperation is carried out with KHIDI (Korea Health Industry Development Institute. All of the five projects are implemented in the medicine sphere, two of them in Almaty, which are hospitals for 300 beds and 1200 beds. Two hospitals for 300 beds are implemented in Karaganda. Each of the two hospitals in Karaganda will be implemented on the base of the Karaganda State Medical University and in Almaty on the base of the Almaty State University named after Asfendiyarov,” said Talgat Matayev at the press conference in the Central Communications Service.
As the deputy chairman of the “Kazakhstan Center of Public Private Partnership” noted the two projects in the universities were implemented at the republican level. The project is conducted by the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
“The fifth project – the Check-up centre in Kyzylorda. That is an interesting project. The Korean side also interested, because such centres are well developed in South Korea. Check-up is fast, modern examination that our citizens need. Kyzylorda was the first that offered the project. Now, our Kazakhstan Centre of Public Private Partnership supports, facilitates the implementation of the project. The amounts can change, agreements on all projects are not concluded,” said Matayev.
He noted that the term of implementation of such projects would be known after the conclusion of a PPP contract, when private investors and the public partner conclude the contract.