ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM The construction of the EXPO town in Astana is set to begin in April 2014.
Nurlan Kapparov, the Minister of Environmental Protection of Kazakhstan, told a weekly briefing of the Central Communications Service (CCS) Monday.
Minister Kapparov reminded that 49 companies from across the globe, including 20 companies from Kazakhstan, entered a contest for the best design project of the EXPO-2017 town.
"After the results are announced, we will draft the feasibility report. This work is likely to be done by yearend. We hope that the construction works at the EXPO area in Astana will commence in April 2014," he concluded.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Speaking at a meeting on development of Astana and preparation for EXPO-2017, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has criticized traffic jams and the quality of the capital's roads.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - People's Assembly of Kazakhstan will appoint Friendship Ambassadors, such a proposal was made at today's 24th session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan titled "Independence. Accord. Nation of common future" by president of the International Federation of Street Workout Denis Minin.