Economic development of regions serves to improvement of people’s well-being

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- On 12 June, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Ferghana region to become familiar with construction activities, major projects, as well as to conduct dialogue with people.

Within the framework of the investment program for Ferghana region, implementation of 285 projects is planned for 2018, of which 35 have been completed so far. There are 212 joint ventures in the region, 45 enterprises with foreign capital were registered this year.

Prospective projects implemented in “Kokand” free economic zone, created at the initiative of the President, also play an important role in improving the well-being of the population.

As previously reported, the Head of the state became familiar with activities of LLC “Fargona anorchilik” in Kuva district and LLC “Narimteks” in the city of Margilan, as well as with investment projects to be implemented in Ferghana region. Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Writers’ park in the city of Margilan, as well as “Ismoil Nozim obod” farm and “Smart Kids” preschool education institution in Altiarik district, talked with labor veterans in “Nuroniylar maskani” complex.

On the same day, a meeting with participation of the region’s activists was held in Altiarik district. Issues of development of the region’s economy, improvement of the spheres of agriculture, education and healthcare, ensuring employment of the population were discussed at the meeting.

It was underlined that it is necessary to create additional 101,000 jobs in the region. Uzbek leader ordered to issue at least US$100 million to realize a programme “Every family – entrepreneur” to help families to launch their own businesses.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s trip to Ferghana region continues.

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