Sagintayev explained reason of combat with prostitution in Almaty
Astana. November 29. KazTAG - Akim of Almaty Bakhytzhan Sagintayev has explained why he started combat with prostitution in Almaty.
"We travelled around the Turksib district of the city, we inspected the suburbs, went to the square in front of the train station in Alaty-1. People said: “ Look at Seifullin avenue, it is a main street, we are afraid to go out at night, we don't let out children walk, because there are many alcoholics, drug addicts, they spend time in the yards, there are also prostitutes. People asked to do something. We assigned to do something about it," said Sagintayev.
According to the akim, Seifullin avenue is being transformed now.
"Illumination in the yards is being modernized. Our task is not to detain and take somewhere, we are just creating the environment with good visibility and comfort," he said.
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