3000 Kazakhstani prisoners annually get education in colleges

Date: 09:08, 12-12-2014.

Astana. December 12. KazTAG - About 3000 Kazakhstani prisoners annually get professional education in colleges, said Zhanat Keshubayev, deputy chairman of committee of criminal executive system of MIA.
"We have professional colleges in 46 colonies which give education on 47 different specialties demanded on the market. About 3000 prisoners get diplomas in these professional colleges every year," he said.
"We had only 4 such colleges in 2001, now there are 46 professional colleges," he added.
According to the General Prosecutor's Office about 42000 prisoners are serving sentence in the correctional institutions.

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