Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Zhenis Kasymbek, akim of Karaganda region, reports Akorda.
The President heard a report on the main indicators of socio-economic development of the region, in particular, the growth of production in industry, agriculture and construction.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev drew attention to the need to increase the pace of housing construction in the region, including for large families.
The President also noted the importance of providing targeted social assistance to certain categories of citizens and ensuring of working-age recipients of ASP.
Zhenis kassymbek told about the prospects of creating a tourist cluster and the necessary road infrastructure in the Ulytau district, as well as on the modernization of tourist areas on lake Balkhash and in the karkarala area.
The President instructed to closely monitor the flood situation in the Karaganda region and to undertake the necessary preparatory activities to prevent emergency situations.