NEWS AND EVENTS
January 30, 2014
Uzbekistan commissions over 10,000 individual houses in 2013
About 10,000 houses on standard projects were constructed at 353 blocks in rural areas in 2013, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov said at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan on 17 January 2014.
He said that Uzbekistan pays great attention to improving living conditions of population in rural areas and constructs new houses on standard projects and form new infrastructure there.
Uzbek leader said that over 33,500 individual houses with total area of 4.5 million square meters have been constructed at 900 blocks in 159 rural areas of Uzbekistan since 2009.
He added that about 732 asphalt automobile roads and over thousands objects of social and market infrastructure were built.
Islam Karimov said that about 10,000 houses on standard projects were constructed at 353 blocks in rural areas in 2013 with total area of over 1.5 million square meters, which rose by 17% year-on-year.
Uzbekistan directed about US$650 million to construction of these houses, of which US$106 million were loan of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
He said that Uzbekistan plans to construct 11,000 houses at 388 rural blocks with total area of 1.5 million square meters, President Islam Karimov underlined.