During his trip to South Kazakhstan region, Regional Development Minister Bolat Zhamishev visited the industrial zone "Ontustyk" in Shymkent, according to the press service of the Ministry of Regional Development.
On the territory of the industrial zone Bolat Zhamishev also visited LLP "Spirit Kazakhstan", LLP "YugRegionPlast", LLP "Ferrum Vtor", LLP "Dana Firm" and LLP "HILL Corporation". Then, the minister held a telephone conference with the regions on the development and financing of industrial zones.
The minister noted that major projects in the agricultural sector should be implemented using the support measures provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and "KazAgro", and small projects - in the form of clusters in the agro-industrial zone.
Under the program "Business Road Map 2020" the Ministry allocated funds to finance 15 industrial zones in three regions of Kazakhstan this year: one in Aktobe region, four in Kyzylorda region, and ten in South Kazakhstan region.
Summing up the meeting the minister instructed Akimats of the regions, and the cities of Astana and Almaty before April 1, 2014 to submit budget requests to the Ministry to establish industrial zones in each region.
In addition, B. Zhamishev acquainted with the activities of the entrepreneurs service center, which provide services for registration and issuance of permits to entrepreneurs, project financing and consulting.
Here the minister held a meeting on the problems of land relations and construction. The meeting was attended by deputy akims, heads of relevant departments of local government offices and territorial land inspections of South Kazakhstan, Zhambyl and Kyzylorda regions.