The Capital Sets the Tone
On October 26, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev traveled to the Yunusabad district of the city of Tashkent and reviewed promising projects under implementation here.
417 projects are planned for 2018-2019 to be realized in the capital and more than 25 thousand new jobs will be created on their basis. Of these, 264 projects are to be spearheaded in the industrial sector, 153 in the service sector. During the first 9 months of this year, foreign direct investments amounting to $ 257.5 million has been fully utilized for these projects.
In 2019, by attracting more than $ 1 billion in foreign investment, 181 projects are intended for implementation. In particular, 38 investment projects will be implemented in the Yunusabad district.
The head of state noted that Tashkent has broad economic opportunities and should be a model in all areas. Shavkat Mirziyoyev inquired about the effectiveness of the projects. He gave instructions to those responsible for the expansion of attracting foreign investment, creating new enterprises and increasing tax revenues.
The President got acquainted with the progress of work on the second stage of the Yunusabad metro line, which is being built at an active pace, he talked with the builders.
The length of the Yunusabad subway line under construction is 2.9 kilometers, commissioning is scheduled for 2019. There will be two new stations on this line – Turkiston and Yunusobod.
“The main issue is the elimination of traffic jams on the streets of the capital. And the most optimal means is the metro,” Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.
Currently, work is underway on the construction of Turkiston and Yunusobod stations and a tunnel between them.
The President gave responsible persons instructions on the design and infrastructure of underground stations. He noted that the construction of transport communications should take into account the further development of the capital city and ensure their convenience for the entire population.
During trips around the country, the head of our state pays special attention to the development of preschool education system as the primary and important link in nurturing a younger generation, strengthening the material and technical base of kindergartens, providing them with qualified teachers, and quality training of children for school. Large-scale work is also being carried out in this direction in the Yunusabad district.
Before the arrival of the President in the Boghishamol mahalla of this district, the preschool educational institution No. 74, Sevinch, was commissioned. The nursery school acquired a modern look after overhaul. It is designed for 275 beds, equipped on the basis of innovative technologies and is the country’s first ‘smart’ kindergarten. In order to ensure the safety of children, a checkpoint has been established here, and an intercom in each group. After the parents press the button of the group’s intercom, where their child is being brought up, the teacher sends them the child. On the scoreboard installed at the entrance to the building, you can see how the child enters his group, and watch the classes in each group online.
The color pointers and developmental pictures installed at the stairs and in the rooms teach children to distinguish colors and to count. With the help of colored index tracks, children can easily find their group.
Each classroom has monitors with built-in experimental multimedia software developed on the basis of the “First Step” program. With the help of pictures and interactive games of this program, the child forms the necessary knowledge and skills.
Developed by Sotol Systems by the order of the Ministry of Justice, it is an online software. Parents can download it to their mobile phone and work with their children at home using the TV.
The head of state got acquainted with the conditions created in kindergarten, talked with teachers.
“For us the spirituality, knowledge, health of children are the priority. Therefore, the state pays great attention to preschool education, and this is just the beginning. Your task is to be able to detect the spark of talent in every child, to give children a good education,” Shavkat Mirziyoyev stressed. He handed gifts to kindergarten pupils.
The President reviewed the project of the modern business center “Yunusabad Business City”. High-rise buildings constructed here on the basis of modern technologies and architectural standards will allow Tashkent to assert itself before the whole world.
It will consist of multi-storey residential complexes, offices for businesses, multifunctional centers with shopping and entertainment facilities and hotels, parks, social facilities, medical and recreational facilities.
According to preliminary calculations, the project cost is $ 500 million, it is scheduled to be implemented in 2019-2023.
The head of state noted that when building a new business center, it is necessary to take into account the terrain relief, to use advanced world experience. He gave instructions to attract foreign investors, experienced designers and builders to the construction.