Population of Astana will rise above 3 mln people by 2050 - akim
Astana. January 9. KazTAG - The population of Astana will be over 2 mln people by 2030, over 3 mln people by 2050, said Bakhyt Sultanov, akim of Astana.
"Astana is a city with millions of people and big demographic potentials (in 1998 - 300 000 people). By 2030 the size of population will increase to 2 mln of people, by 2050- over 3 mln people," he said.
He added that the questions of Astana development are under constant control of the President, thus the akimat started drawing up a strategy for Astana development until 2050.
"The president has set the task- to transform Astana into a global city which will become the main center of creative people, talents, youth, tourists and foreign investors," he said.
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