Poor development of infrastructure at border checkpoints hinders development of international trade

Date: 16:06, 06-02-2020.

Astana. February 6. KazTAG - Poor infrastructure of border checkpoints of Kazakhstan hinders development of international trade, said Nurzhan Nursipatov, Senate deputy.
Poor development of border checkpoints in Kazakhstan results in crowds of people and vehicles on the border crossings with Russian, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, it negatively affects the development of transport-logistics potential of our state and development of regional and international trade, said Nursipatov.
He said the question of development of infrastructure has been unsettled for many years, although it has been numerously discussed at different grounds, in the time of visits and official meetings of presidents, heads of states.
"Many checkpoints were established more than 20 years ago. Up to date, their infrastructure does not comply with modern requirements and has no capacities for current transit flows," he said.

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