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1.3 million sq m of housing to be built in Astana by 2017

About 1.3 million square meters of housing will be built and put into service in Astana by 2017 within the program “Affordable Housing-2020”, Astana Mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov stated on Thursday.
Nur-Sultan20 February , 00:00

“We will continue our work on the program “Affordable Housing-2020.” In addition, we are planning to expand the network of social facilities, including the construction of 50 kindergartens for 12 000 seats, and 30 schools for 36000 seats,” Tasmagambetov said.

It is also planned to put into operation 15 health facilities, including five primary health care centers for 750 patient visits per day, 3 outpatient clinics for 1000 patient visits per shift, and 4 hospitals with 1000 beds.

In addition, 12 large enterprises, including a pharmaceuticals plant, precious metal refinery and fast food production, will be launched in Astana by 2017.

It should be noted, this work is scheduled to be implemented in the city before the EXPO-2017 International Exhibition.