Prime Minister of Kazakhstan noted that the issue of preparation for the heating season has been raised repeatedly at meetings of the Government; regional mayors reported that everything is ready for winter. However, frost has increased in November of the current year as never before. In this connection, heating stoves came out of action in some regions, heat transfer to homes and social facilities stopped.
In their speeches, mayors of Pavlodar, Karaganda, Kostanay, East Kazakhstan, North Kazakhstan, Akmola regions and Almaty city reported on measures to ensure heat to population and to eliminate emergency situations.
B.Sagintayev stressed that due to the fact that winter was cold and snowy, it is necessary to control the supply of coal and to provide heat transfer to houses and social facilities in the first place.
"Dear colleagues, dear mayors, as you say, winter has just started, so,please keep on a personal, special control the transfer to the heating season,. Askar Uzakpaevich (First Deputy of the Prime Minister), you will coordinate it, " B. Sagintayev said.