UN to allocate $8.7 million for development of Kazakh Kyzylorda region

Photo: UN to allocate $8.7 million for development of Kazakh Kyzylorda region / Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 23

By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: UN will allocate $8.7 million for development of Kazakh Kyzylorda region in 2014-2016, the web-site of the local authorities reported on Jule 23.

The regional authorities and UN signed a joint program on "Improving the welfare and quality of life in the Kyzylorda region through the introduction of innovative approaches to providing economic, social and environmental services to the local population, including the most vulnerable groups of people" on July 22.

The head of the region Krymbek Kusherbayev proposed to direct the funds to the development of 47 inhabited areas.

UN Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan Stephen Tull supported the idea.

The program envisages the socio-economic and political modernization, the development of an inclusive rights-based society, regional cooperation and security. In general, this program covers all the most important aspects of society: the development of small business and enhancing of legal literacy, the improving of the environmental situation and the development of local self-government.

The same program has been already implemented in East Kazakhstan region. Now it is scheduled for implementation in Kyzylorda and Mangystau regions.

Edited by C.N.

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