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Uzbekistan to launch multimodal logistics center in Namangan region

5 March 2013

www.timesca.com of 3/5/2013 - Uzbekistan will launch new multimodal logistics center Pap in Namangan region on 1 January 2014, UzDaily reported.

Uzbek President Islam Karimov signed appropriate resolution on 26 February 2013.

According to it, the Center will be able to process up to 4 million tonnes of freight a year.

"Pap Logistics Center should form effective logistics network to satisfy demands of business entities on rendering transport-logistics and transport-forwarding services, develop optimal schemes for cargo transportation," the resolution said.

According to the resolution, Pap Logistics Center will ensure single multimodal schemes of cargo transportation in Ferghana Valley in cooperation with Angren Logistic Center with use of specialized stations of Ferghana regional railway junctions.

Construction of the Center will be started in 2013 and will be financed due to resources of Uzbekistan Temir Yollari [Uzbekistan's Railways].

The Center was exempted from all taxes and payments to state funds and off-budget Fund for Reconstruction, capital repair and equipment of educational and healthcare establishments until 1 January 2017, the source informed.