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42 thousand jobs to be created in Andijan in the current year

This year, within the framework of 789 projects, it is planned to master 7 trillion soums of investments and create 42 thousand jobs.

Photo: Presidential press service

On May 22, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting in the Andijan region with district khokims and leaders of economic sectors, where measures to create new enterprises and jobs in the region were discussed, the press service of the head of state reports.

This year, within the framework of 789 projects, it is planned to master 7 trillion soums of investments and create 42 thousand jobs. 13 projects totaling $106 million will be implemented in the textile industry, the level of yarn processing will reach 78 percent, export will be provided for $278 million.

In addition, it is planned to launch the production of import-substituting products worth $106 million in the construction materials industry in 2020-2021 as a result of implementing 74 projects. 353 billion soums of loans and 20 million dollars from the Fund for Reconstruction and Development are supposed to be allocated to support family entrepreneurship in the region.

The head of the state gave instructions on the efficient use of vacant buildings, the accelerated development of agriculture, the broad and targeted training of the population in more than 60 types of professions, the income from which will not be taxed.

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