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Agricultural fairs will be held in Astana to provide the EXPO with food

1 May

Regional agricultural fairs will be held in Astana on May 13 to October 1 in the parking areas of the sports complex "Kazakhstan" and the transport and logistics center "Alai". This was reported on Facebook page by the head of the press service of Astana akim Elvira Zhurgenbayeva.

"In order to provide food products during the specialized exhibition EXPO 2017, it is planned to hold regional agricultural fairs onthe parking areas of the sports centre "Kazakhstan" and TLC "Alay". More than 30 thousand tons of products will be presented, first of all, horse meat, beef , poultry, dairy products, cereals, sugar, honey, fish, etc. In addition, a concert program will be organized, musical accompaniment of the event will be provided by the creative teams of the region. The fair will be held for two days where residents and guests of the capital can purchase food at prices by 15-20% lower than the market prices", - Zhurgenbayeva wrote.

Farmers of Atyrau, West Kazakhstan and South Kazakhstan regions will be the first to bring their products to Astana.

"190 enterprises of processing and agricultural enterprises from all regions will take part in three fairs. 300 tons of agricultural products are planned to be sold (Atyrau region - 29 tons, Western Kazakhstan region - 4 tons, South Kazakhstan region - 265.5 tons)", - the head of the press service of Astana akimat informed.

Let us remind earlier in Akorda at a meeting on the holding of EXPO 2017 akim of Astana Aset Isekeshev said about the risk of deficit and rise in price of products in the capital of Kazakhstan during the world specialized exhibition.

Photos by the press service of the akim of Astana.


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