(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 23. Germany will
allocate some $700,000 to support the activities of the UN
Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Human Security for the Aral Sea Region
in Uzbekistan, trend reports via the Ministry of Investment,
Industry, and Trade of Uzbekistan.
According to the ministry, Germany will invest this amount of
money, within the framework of the recently signed agreement.
In the signing ceremony took part Deputy Minister of Investment,
Industry and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sarvar Khamidov,
Ambassador Plenipotentiary of Germany to Uzbekistan Tilo Klinner,
and UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan Consuelo Vidal.
Ministry says that the funds allocated by Germany will be
directed to targeted support to reduce the negative impact of the
severe environmental situation on the residents of the region.
In total, within the framework of the priority areas of the UN
Trust Fund, more than $16 million has been allocated for the
realization of 7 projects in the Beruniy, Takhtakupyr, Bozataw,
Kungrad, and Muynak districts of Karakalpakstan region and the city
Uzbekistan was able to provide some 11,000 residents of 5 remote
villages with clean drinking water, establish a stable electricity
supply to 8,922 residents of 17 settlements, launch 13 private
enterprises and 3 agricultural cooperatives, modernize 3 perinatal
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