10.09.2005
PRIME MINISTER OF KAZAKHSTAN VISITS KARACHAGANAK, 10.09.2005

AKSAI, Western Kazakhstan Oblast, 10 September 2005 – On 9 September the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Daniyal Akhmetov visited the Karachaganak field as part of a working visit to the Western Kazakhstan Oblast. The head of RoK government met with the senior representatives from KPO’s major shareholders, BG Executive Vice-President and Managing Director, Asia and Middle East, Dave Roberts and Eni Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Kazakhstan programme, Pietro Cavanna, and KPO top-management.

Paolo Campelli, KPO General Director, briefed Daniyal Akhmetov on KPO performance and the company’s ongoing social programme under which KPO annually invests $10 million for the development of the social infrastructure of the Western Kazakhstan region.

Earlier, on 9 September, the head of RoK government also visited the newly built surgical department of the Regional Clinical Hospital, which was completed this year as part of the KPO’s social programme.