1.4 trln tenge to be directed at reconstruction of Kazakhstani irrigating system until 2020

Astana. April 21. KazTAG - 1.4 trln tenge will be directed at reconstruction and modernization of Kazakhstani irrigating system until 2020, said Yerlan Nysanbayev, Vice Minister of Environment and Water Resources.

"1 trln 400 mln it is high-level calculation. It will be detalized. The sum has been allocated until 2020. It will be used for reconstruction and modernization of irrigating system, new construction of water channels. New reservoirs will be constructed, because the President ordered not to lose a drop of floodwater, it must be accumulated somewhere," he said.

He added scientific control and new technologies will be used within the frameworks of the program implementation.