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A gas chemical cluster worth $ 3.4 billion will be created in Navoi region

Navoi region: In the next five years, it is planned to implement 2.2 thousand investment projects worth $ 9 billion and create 75 thousand new jobs. This was reported by the press service of the President of Uzbekistan.

These include the creation of a gas chemical cluster worth $ 3.4 billion and the commissioning of seven power plants worth about $ 3 billion.

As a result of the implementation of 120 large-scale projects in the textile industry, 27 thousand new jobs will be created, and in the leather and footwear industry – 13 thousand new jobs as a result of 68 projects. In the mining industry, it is planned to implement 52 projects that will provide jobs for more than 7 thousand people.

In general, due to the capacities that will be commissioned in the next five years, the volume of regional exports will grow 6 times – up to 900 million dollars.

It is also planned to create 70 thousand new jobs by supporting entrepreneurship. For this, an assistant khokim will be assigned to each makhalla, and the population will be provided with organizational and financial support. More than 500 billion soums will be allocated annually within the framework of family entrepreneurship programs.

Tasks in agriculture were also touched upon. Plans were announced for laser levelling of cultivated areas, improving water supply, expanding horticulture and animal husbandry.

The forthcoming measures for the construction of medical and educational institutions, improvement of the quality of services were also noted.

In general, 40 trillion soums will be allocated from the state budget for the economic and social development of Navoi region in the next five years, a total of 180 thousand new jobs will be created.