Kazakhstan is now working towards restoration of bilateral traffic between the ports of Atyrau and ports on the Volga River – Astrakhan and Volgograd, Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan Berik Kamaliyev has announced at a plenary session of the Senate.
According to Kamaliyev, bilateral traffic between Atyrau, Astrakhan and Volgograd ports will help to export fodder shells as well as to import consumer goods. He added that the country planned to increase the volume of river traffic to 1.5 million tons.
Earlier, the Senate ratified the agreement simplifying movement of Kazakh ships navigating in inland waters of Russia. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)