Mon 04 2021 11:34:34
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 12 April, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the presentation of investment projects that will be implemented in the city of Tashkent.
In 2021-2023, it is planned to implement 1,390 investment projects in Tashkent for US$10.7 billion and create about 98 thousand jobs. In particular, this year it is planned to master investments for US$4.1 billion.
In the first quarter, 130 projects worth 1.8 trillion soums were launched in the capital, about 2 thousand jobs were created. In particular, 55 projects have been implemented in industry, 63 in the service sector and 12 in housing construction.
The presentation provided information on projects that are planned to be implemented by the end of the year. For example, an enterprise for the production of building materials, such as cast steel, fittings, elbows, channels on the basis of processing 110 thousand tons of metal per year, will be created in the Mirzo-Ulugbek district, 200 new jobs will be created.
By the end of the year, it is planned to implement 847 projects worth more than 30 trillion soums and create about 36 thousand jobs.
In addition, Tashkent enterprises plan to export products worth US$3 billion in 2021-2023. This year it is expected to export industrial products worth more than US$800 million and fruits and vegetables for almost US$70 million.
The head of state gave instructions on the formation of additional projects, not limited to the planned indicators, diversification of the export structure and expansion of its range.
During the presentation, the head of state was also provided with information on the master plan for the Yangi Andijon housing estate, which is planned to be built near the city of Andijan.
Andijan is a city with one of the highest population density in our country. The possibilities for expanding the city are almost exhausted.
According to the master plan of the new city, the total area of which is about 4000 hectares, it will consist of 1439 hectares of buildings, including housing, retail and small industrial zone, 1820 hectares of green areas, 223 hectares of social and service infrastructure, and 499 hectares of roads.
Most importantly, this large area will be built on empty land not used in agriculture. As a result of the project, a new city will appear, capable of providing accommodation for 411 thousand people.
The President gave instructions on the careful and high-quality implementation of design work, the effective use of the potential of domestic specialists in its implementation, instructed to provide for the creation of as many green areas, parks and alleys, all conditions for a comfortable life of the population.