Kazakhstan will allocate $59 million to develop Imantau-Shalkar mountain lake resort

The Kazakh government announced that it would direct 22.8 billion tenge (US$58.73 million) to develop the Imantau-Shalkar mountain lake resort in the North Kazakhstan region.

The state’s tourism development programme estimated the resort, included among last year’s top 10 priority tourism projects, has the potential to attract 400,000 vacationers a year. The state programme expects to build modern recreation centres that will operate year-round.

The government has designed 56 activities to develop the areas, reported the akimat press service. The agenda includes constructing engineering infrastructure, main and access roads; projects to ensure environmental safety; attracting investors and marketing and promotion.