Majority of labor migrants in Kazakhstan are Uzbekistan citizens - Ministry of Health Care

Date: 16:02, 27-01-2015.

Astana. January 27. KazTAG - The majority of labor migrants in Kazakhstan are the citizens of Uzbekistan, said Akmadi Sarbasov, chairman of the committee of labour, social protection and migration of the Ministry of Health Care and Social Protection.
"The analysis of this short term period indicates that the number of migrants, including with unregulated status has not increased in Kazakhstan The current situation reflects annually observed tendency," he said after the publication presentation of the International Migration Organization "Review of unregulated migration in Central Asia" on Tuesday.
He excluded the probability that some labour migrants from Central Asia working in Russia may turn to Kazakhstan. In his words, reduction of labour migrants flow from Central Asia to Russia may be temporary.

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