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NEWS AND EVENTS
July 29, 2014
Uzbekistan signs loan deal with Korea Eximbank for creation of e-library
Uzbekistan signs loan deal with Korea Eximbank for creation of e-library

Uzbekistan signed a loan agreement with the international financial institutions in the second quarter of 2014, according to the data of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan.

The Government of Uzbekistan and Export-Import Bank of Korea signed a loan agreement for US$14.351 million on 17 June 2014.

The funds will be directed to implementation of the project “National general educational electronic library”.

The project is directed at improving access of population to electronic information resources, uniting and connecting to information-library establishments to single general educational electronic library.

Uzbekistan plans to create single digital library network with the cost of US$40 million by the end of 2015. The network will unite 5,700 public libraries and 1,200 information-educational centers with total library fund of about 40 million books and publications.

In the first quarter of 2014, Uzbekistan signed three agreements with the international financial institutions for US$151 million.

(Source: UzDaily.com)


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