On the eve of the Day of Geologist celebrated on the first Sunday in April Minister of Investment and Development Asset Issekeshev awarded best geologists of the country.

Workers of the national gas operator, JSC «KazTransGas», Nurgali Zhaldaev and Mukhtar Ramazanov were among them.

Asset Issekeshev in his speech noted that Kazakhstani geologists owing to their high level of performance and experience make great contribution into development of the national economy and whole field as well. «It is known that geologist is a heroic, romantic vocation, nowadays it became more interesting and complex. Prior to this time the image of geologist was associated with a hammer and a backpack, but today this field developed in many spheres, including science» - noted Minister.   

Minister of Investment and Development Asset Issekeshev delivered rewards. Deputy Director, Acting Director of Gas Production Department of JSC «KazTransGas» Nurgali Zhaldaev was awarded «Exploration Excellent» mark of the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for personal contribution into geological exploration survey. Chief Geologist of LLP «Amangeldy Gas» Mukhtar Ramazanov was awarded «Honorary Explorer of the Republic of Kazakhstan» award pin for high achievements in the geology.