An official visit of a Kazakh delegation to Xi’an on Jan. 11-15 resulted in plans to build a wind power plant in the Zhambyl region and cooperation in agriculture.
Negotiations took place between Akim (Governor) of the Zhambyl region Karim Kokrekbaev and Chairman of the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province of China Lou Qinjian.
The Zhambyl News information agency stated, “Cooperation is identified in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, which is aimed at the realisation of a joint project, the construction of a wind power plant in the Zhambyl region with a maximum capacity of 200 megawatts by Chinese company Da I.”
The sides also discussed the creation of high-tech projects in the agricultural sector.
“The plan is to build an area of 1,000 hectares for the production and processing of organic fruits and vegetables, as well as to create clusters of modern livestock farms and enterprises for the production of meat, milk and the construction of processing plants within the next three years,” according to ZhambylNews.The total planned investment in the agricultural sector is $950 million.