BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 1
Kazakhstan and Russia have expressed their readiness to synchronize the construction of the highway, Trend reports with reference to the government of Kazakhstan.
According to the information, a government delegation of Russia led by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russia Marat Khusnullin arrived in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) on a two-day working visit.
It is reported that on the first day of the visit, a meeting was held with the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar, during which joint projects in the road industry, issues of reconstruction of checkpoints, unification of building codes of Kazakhstan and Russia were considered.
In particular, the parties discussed the development of road infrastructure and expressed their readiness to synchronize the work on the construction of highways, which will make it possible to predict their throughput, the volume of freight traffic and the socio-economic effect.
It was noted that the plans for the joint reconstruction of border checkpoints are associated with an increase in their load and the creation of opportunities to increase the volume of tourist flow between the two countries.
Also, it was noted that the decisions made will contribute to the prompt and well-coordinated work of interested state bodies and the achievement of practical results aimed at the interests of citizens of both states.
In addition, the meeting participants reaffirmed their adherence to the principles of mutually beneficial economic cooperation and agreed to maintain high dynamics of intergovernmental contacts.
It is reported that the Russian delegation also included Deputy Chief of Staff of the Government Elmir Tagirov, First Deputy Minister of Transport Andrey Kostyuk, Chairman of the Board of Russian Highways State Corporation Vyacheslav Petushenko.