"Astana-Pavlodar" road construction completion date was specified by head of Ministry for Investments and Development
Minister for Investments and Development, Zhenis Kasymbek, pecified date of construction completion of the road "Astana-Pavlodar", correspondent of MIA "Kazinform" reports. As it was told by the head of department during meeting with population, that in three sections of this road construction was frozen, such as a new contractor is being searched. Contract with a former Iranian contractor, was terminated. According to the minister, the Iranian company worked in three sections.
"During a period of devaluation, company's financial condition deteriorated significantly, and we had problems with it in the last year. As a result, we were forced to terminate contracts at three sites”, explained Zhenis Kasymbek. He promised that within a month, contractors will be specified on these sections. The minister added that may be, it would be contractors who took the second and the third places during a tender held two or three years ago.
"Perhaps there will be a new tender. In general, it is planned that these sections will be completed in 2018", – concluded Zhenis Kasymbek.