IDB invested more than 300 mn dollars in the water sector of Kazakhstan

During the inaugural session of the General Assembly, Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) has signed an agreement on attraction of the Islamic Development Bank funds (IDB) under the state guarantee for the implementation of two projects in the field of the water industry of Kazakhstan, reports.

The agreements were signed by the Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Asylzhan Mamytbekov and Ahmed Mohamed Ali Al Madani, the President of IDB.

The projects are aimed at improving the supply of drinking water to rural communities and restoring irrigation systems.

As part of the project to improve water supply in Almaty region (Enbekshikazakh and Karasai areas) it is planned to construct the water pipelines in 15 settlements with a total length of 680 km, including 234 km of distribution lines and 446 km of water networks, as well as the construction of wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 18.8 m3 / day and the recovery of 6 existing drainage wells. The amount of borrowed funds is 75,3 mn dollars.