PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
August 31, 2016
Uzbekistan attracts grants for US$47.7m in 2Q
Uzbekistan attracted 89 grants for US$47.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan said.
In the reporting period, Uzbekistan attracted 42 grants for US$20 million to healthcare, education and improving skills of employees and 12 grants for US$2.1 million to social protection and development of culture.
Eleven grants for US$1.4 million were attracted to agriculture and water management, 7 grants for US$9.6 million – technical equipment and institutional development of law enforcement and customs bodies.
In the second quarter of 2016, Uzbekistan attracted 4 grants for US$6.8 million to development of habitation, transport and energy infrastructure.
Three grants for US$6.2 million were attracted to material-technical equipment and institutional development of public administration bodies. Four grants for US$0.8 million were attracted to ecology and six grants for US$0.7 million – to other directions.
It is worth to mention that Uzbekistan attracted 67 grants for US$51.7 million in the first quarter of 2016.