Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Kashkadarya

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January 29, 2018

Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Kashkadarya

On January 28, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Kashkadarya region for getting acquainted with the progress of socio-economic reforms, constructive and landscaping activities at places, as well as conducting dialogue with people.

The population of Kashkadarya region is more than 3 million 148 thousand people. The total area is 28 thousand square kilometers. There are over 182 thousand hectares of cultivated areas in the region. Of these, irrigated land is about 122 thousand hectares. The center of the region is the city of Karshi. There are 13 districts, 2 cities in the region, which have great potential. There are 50 large industrial enterprises, 57 joint ventures, more than 14,960 subjects of small business and private entrepreneurship, 20,333 farms, 19,917 dehkan farms.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his visit to Kashkadarya region on February 24-25, 2017, got acquainted with many promising projects, gave necessary instructions on socio-economic development of the region. For almost a year, many promising projects envisaging development of economic sectors, modernization of production, putting new capacities into operation have been implemented in the region.

In 2017, the gross regional product in the region amounted to 17 trillion 366 billion sums. More than 70 thousand jobs were created within the framework of the employment program. 2,711 projects were implemented, including 776 in the industrial sector, 1,115 in the service sector and 820 in the agricultural sector.