Only two out of four satellite towns of Almaty approved for development

Date: 04:16, 22-04-2014.

Almaty. April 22. KazTAG - It was decided to develop only two satellite towns of Almaty - Zhana-Ili and GateCityout of four, whose construction had been planned earlier, said Gabit Sadyrbayev, head of department of architecture and city planning of Almaty.

"It has been decided to develop only two satellite towns- it is Zhana-Ili nearby Kapshagay and GateCityin the northern part of Almaty," he said.

In his words, two other cities, whose construction has been postponed, have no prospects for people's employment and chances to solve socio-cultural issues.

"First these towns must be constructed, give employment to people. Thus, now we are considering development of two towns-Zhana-Ili and GateCity," he concluded.

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