President Nazarbayev visited one of the region’s largest industrial companies “Western Kazakhstan Engineering Company” JSC and examined the modern samples of goods produced for the oil and gas industry. The first production and repair line for gas-compressor stations equipment was also launched in the presence of the president.
Addressing the workers of the plant, the President emphasized the region’s large industrial potential. For its realization “the state creates all necessary conditions, imposing tax preferences for non-oil and gas sector and demanding foreign investors to purchase industrial equipment produced by Kazakhstan’s manufactures.
Later, the President took part in the opening of a new high-tech production line for construction materials at the “Hydromash-Orion” LLC.
The President also visited exhibition of industrial goods produced by region’s manufactures for engineering and building industries.
Moreover, the President surveyed a new ”Zhas Otau” ("Young Family") house built in the framework of the State Program on Housing Construction for Young Families and a new “Balbulak” kindergarten for 300 children.
In the afternoon, President Nazarbayev met the members of region’s administration. In his address President Nazarbayev told that the Western Kazakhstan region significantly contributes to the economy's development and it is proved by increase of industrial output, strengthening of small and medium business, people’s revenue growth.
President Nazarbayev emphasized the role of the Nur Otan party and Assembly of Kazakhstan’ People in strengthening social, political and economic stability, as well as the importance of cooperation between the Western Kazakhstan Region and border regions of Russia, and set a number of important tasks facing the region.