KazTransGas evacuated its employees from Tbilisi
14/08/2008, Kazakhstan Today
Almaty. August 14. Kazakhstan Today - JSC Company KazTransGas evacuated its employees from Tbilisi, the agency reports referring to the press service of KazTransGas.
"In connection with the situation in Georgia, with a view of safety of the employees of Company KazTransGas - Tbilisi, JSC Company KazTransGas on behalf of the holding Samruk made a decision on evacuation of their employees working in the territory of Tbilisi, the press service informs.
According to the company, the plane sent by KazTransGas Company landed today at 03.30 in Astana with the employees of Open Company KazTransGas - Tbilisi working in Georgia and members of their families, 45 Kazakhstan citizens. 10 employees headed by General Director of Open Company KazTransGas - Tbilisi Sandjar Shokatayev stayed in Tbilisi to provide uninterrupted gas supply of the population of the city.
"In 2006 affiliated company of JSC Company KazTransGas - Open Company KazTransGas - Tbilisi became the owner of the shares of gas-distributing networks of JSC Company Tbilgas." 20 Kazakhstan highly skilled experts with their families were sent from Kazakhstan to work to Tbilisi," the press service reminded.
According to KazTransGas - Tbilisi, as of today, despite of the situation, the company works in a usual mode, Tbilisi is being supplied with gas. The objects of the gas facilities of Open Company KazTransGas - Tbilisi have not been damaged.
JSC Company KazTransGas was created in 2000 with a view of purchase, management, service and operation of the infrastructure of the main gas pipelines in Kazakhstan. KazTransGas is a part of JSC Company National Company KazTransGas that supervises the main network of transport gas mains of more than 11 thousand kilometers with annual capacity of up to 190 billion cubic meters.
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