ASTANA – The Kazakh government has allocated 15.7 billion tenge (US$47.3 million) to clean and sanitise reservoirs the Shchuchinsk-Borovoe resort zone, including Shchuchye, Borovoe and Karasu lakes from 2017 to 2022.
Approximately 1.2 billion tenge (US$3,619,000) will be used to plant 233 hectares of the resort zone near the Big Chebachie Lake and Tekekol Lake. A total of 2.1 billion tenge (US$6,333,000) has been allocated to build Abylai Khan Park in the Borovoe village and 3.1 billion tenge (US$9,349,000) will be used to build other recreation parks. The facilities are still in the design phase.
Another 1.8 billion tenge (US$7,841,000) will construct water supply and sanitation networks to resorts located around Shchuchye Lake. Approximately 2.6 billion tenge (US$7,841,000) go to construct water supply networks in children’s resort zone at Katarkol Lake. And 1.1 billion tenge (US$3,317,000) will be used to improve tourist routes from Shchuchye Lake to the Rakushka lookout platform.
In total, more than 61 billion tenge (US$183.9 million) will be allocated for the development of the Shchuchinsk-Borovoe resort zone in the next three years according to the government’s resolution.