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Uzbek acting president reviews projects in northern regions

29 September 2016

Shavkat Mirziyoyev, acting president and prime minister of Uzbekistan, visited the Republic of Karakalpakstan and Khorezm region, the Uzbek national news agency (UzA) reported.

According to the message, Mirziyoyev visited the Takhiatash thermal power plant (TPP) in Karakalpakstan, where a large investment project for the construction of two combined cycle power units with a capacity of 230-280 MW is being implemented.

Takhiatash TPP, consisting of five power units with a total capacity of 730 MW, is the main source of power supply for consumers of the northern region.

According to the message, the project is being implemented in accordance with the decree of the country’s first President Islam Karimov. Mirziyoyev also reviewed the general plan of developing Nukus city - the administrative center of Karakalpakstan.

The Uzbek acting president and the local authorities discussed the issues related to the construction of modern residential buildings, places of recreation, artificial lakes, the message said.

According to the message, Mirziyoyev also visited Khorezm region, where he reviewed the projects of high-rise buildings, which are planned to be built in Urgench city in the coming years.