Shchuchinsk-Borovoe resort reservoirs to be cleaned, sanitised

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 2022.128195-preview-image

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.

Get The Astana Times stories sent directly to you! Sign up via the website or subscribe to our Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, YouTube and Tiktok!