"The Head of State signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the letter of agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development regarding amendments to loan agreement No. 8156-KZ (East-West Highway Project (Almaty-Khorgos section): International Transit Corridor Western Europe - Western China (CAREC 1b)" reports Akorda.
The amendments to the loan agreement provide for inclusion of an additional section Balkhash - Burybaytal - 297 km of the Center-South corridor. Reconstruction of the Balkhash - Burybaytal section is supposed to increase the capacity of the Center - South corridor and create infrastructure of the country's transport system.
Reconstruction of this section of the road is provided by the state program "Nurly Zhol" for 2015-2019.
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