Works are in full swing in Urgut, Pastdargom and Nurabad districts of the Samarkand region for the establishment of the Urgut free economic zone on an area of 816 hectares.
58 projects with a total cost of $ 188.7 million are planned to be implemented in the FEZ. According to preliminary estimates, as a result of their realization, manufacturing will be at $ 258.2 million and goods for $ 80.5 million will be exported.
As reported in the directorate of the Urgut FEZ, construction works are currently underway in the framework of projects. In particular, the construction of industrial buildings on the Sariktepa plateau of the Urgut district is being completed within the framework of the project “Production of polymer and plastic products, disposable razors, toothbrushes and wet napkins”, realized by the company Urgut Mikro Metall, worth $ 2 million. Contracts with foreign partners have been signed to supply the necessary equipment.
Procurement is in progress for equipment for the project “Production of gas stoves and electric ovens” of the Sam Elektro Servis limited liability company for $ 4.1 million is being continued.
“Measures are planned to create a comprehensively convenient and thought-out engineering and communication infrastructure on the territory of the free economic zone,” said Bakhtiyor Soatov, head of the infrastructure development subsidiary of the FEZ directorate. “So, it is planned to repair capitally motor roads with the length of 42 km, lay 65.5 km of gas pipelines, 17.5 km of electric grids and 24.5 km of water pipes, build 4 substations and 4 hydroconstructions.”
In order to create a modern telecommunications network, it is planned to conduct 37 kilometers of communication lines and establish base stations. At present, these tasks are being implemented on schedule. According to the general plan, 7 km of internal roads have been built on the Sariktepa plateau. To ensure the uninterrupted supply of the enterprises built on this array of electric power, 2.8 km of power transmission lines are stretched from the substation Sugdiyona.