Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6
By Ali Mustafayev – Trend:
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered to launch the the production of joint welding pipes of "Arcelor Mittal Tubular Products Aktau" JSC, during the teleconference, held on December 6 in Astana.
The production facilities of the company are located in the "Aktau Seaport " special economic zone in Kazakh Mangistau region.
"Our plant is a unique technologically rich industrial complex in the entire Caspian region. Production capacity of the plant is 15,000 tons of welding joints per year. Mr Nazarbayev, thank you for the policy of import substitution and for the fact that Kazakh enterprises receive invaluable experience of participation in international projects,"- General Director of the company Magomed Ibrahimov said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the need for production, adding that the oil pipelines and gas pipelines in Kazakhstan will have to get repaired at some point.
"Pipes are always needed. We have built 6,000 kilometers of oil pipelines, 6,000 kilometers of gas pipelines. People do not even know how many families became able to consume gas. All these pipelines will require repairs at some point in the future. I am sure that in future we will need those welding joints," the president said.