Mangistau rgn: 1 750 children from low-income families to visit EXPO-2017

At the expense of the local budget, 1,750 children from low-income families in Mangistau region will visit EXPO-2017 exhibition, Deputy Governor of Mangistau region Rakimbek Amirzhanov said during a stuff meeting.
Mangystau25 April , 13:48

According to the Deputy Governor, nowadays 19 enterprises of the region have confirmed the participation of the employees at the expense of the companies. This is 7,480 people, of whom 2,000 are children.

"At the expense of the local budget, 1,750 children from low-income families, 40 educators, 378 cultural workers and 100 volunteers will take part in the exhibition. Individuals and legal entities bought 254 tickets for EXPO-2017 through a special cash desk in a trading and entertainment complex in Aktau", he reported.

Also, since the beginning of the year tourist firms have purchased 13 850 tickets, including 1850 tickets from 17 to 21 April.

In addition, he said that nowadays the airlines "Air Astana" and "Skat" operate flights "Aktau-Astana-Aktau" seven times a week. With the onset of the summer period, "Bek Air" will also increase the number of flights up to 7 times a week. In accordance with the agreement with "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC for the period of the exhibition, a high-speed train will be launched, and additional wagons will be attached to the main train.

"Six companies of the region took part in the sponsorship program of the international specialized exhibition. The amount of assistance rendered is about 210 million tenge. To date, more than a hundred volunteers have been selected from Mangistau region to ensure the guests stay on the exhibition grounds. Due to the local budget, the issue of financing the travel of volunteers to the city of Astana and back has been resolved. The plan of events for the Days of Mangistau region in the city of Astana from August 15 to August 18 was approved", Rakimbek Amirzhanov said.