Tokayev was informed about impact of pandemic on passenger traffic in Kazakhstan

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The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with the chairman of the board of JSC NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Sauat Mynbayev, reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was informed about the results of the activities of NC KTZh JSC over the past period of the current year. According to Sauat Mynbayev, for the first half of 2020 the volume of cargo turnover increased by 3.5% compared to the same period in 2019. The volume of traffic between Kazakhstan and China has noticeably increased; in this regard the measures are taken to increase the throughput of interstate division points.

The head of the NC KTZh JSC spoke about the impact of the pandemic on passenger traffic. According to him, the volume of passenger traffic has almost halved compared to the same period last year. Despite this, the company continues to work on introducing new standards of passenger service and renewing the passenger car fleet.

Following the meeting, the Head of State gave a number of specific instructions.
16:53, 12 August 2020


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