Kazakhstan, Astana, August 23 / Trend D. Mukhtarov/
The grand opening of a new frontier post Kaskelen within the Karasaray frontier detachment of the regional management of Shygys of the Border Service of National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in Almaty region, the statement of the Border Service of National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan press service, published on Friday, reports.
"The new frontier post was built and commissioned in the nondescript village of Kaskelen during a short term. It is a modern complex. It's a military camp, headquarters, boxes, barracks, block outbuildings, dog kennel," the head of regional management of Shygys, Major General Nail Aldayev, whose words are quoted in the report, said in the opening ceremony.
According to him, work on arrangement of southern borders has already allowed to block loopholes, which were earlier used by smugglers to penetrate the territory of Kazakhstan, and on increasing the readiness of frontier guards to repel potential threats (terrorism).
According to the data of Border Service of Kazakhstan, it is planned to commission 16 frontier posts of this type. 7 of them already operate, including Kaskelen, and 9 departments will open by late 2013.