NEWS AND EVENTS
November 22, 2013
Within the next few years in Tashkent region a range of projects shall be carried out.
Tashkent region is to seriously improve its road and transport infrastructure. Specialists are going to build and reconstruct dozens of kilometers of new roads, railway stations, map out new passenger routes.
Today, it is scarcely to overestimate the role of the Tashkent region in the economic development of the entire country. The region runs not only the country’s largest industrial enterprises, but also, for instance, special industrial zone Angren and the logistics center of the same name. A total of 9.6% of the country’s gross domestic product, 12.4 % of industrial production, 9.4% of services fall to the share of the region, proving its huge production capacity. In the next three years alone it is planned to invest more than $ 2.2 billion in the development of its industrial capacity.
The efficient implementation of the future industrial base requires organizing of a transport and logistics system of the similar scale which would be capable to provide a full-scale cargo and goods shipping from suppliers to consumers. To do this, the Road Fund will build, reconstruct and repair 85.5 km of public roads by the end of 2015, drawing 238.6 billion soums (Currency rates of CB from 22.11.2013-1$=2186.96 soums). Besides, 245.9 km of inter-farm rural roads will be overhauled.
Significant changes are expected in the public transport services. In the next three years it is envisaged to open 42 new passenger routes.
They will be supplied with 135 new buses. In 2014, it is planned to complete the project on reconstruction of the bus station in Bostonliq district worth about 120 million soums.
In addition, Uzbekistan Railways will reconstruct the stations Bekobod, Bozsu and Chirchiq, overhaul the passenger electric train from Tashkent to Khojikent.
(Source: “Uzbekistan Today” newspaper)