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3.8 billion soms of budget money spent on food, drinks, tobacco in Kyrgyzstan

In 2018, state institutions of Kyrgyzstan spent 3.8 billion soms on food, beverages and tobacco. Report of the State Procurement Department says.

Most of the funds were reportedly spent on construction work — 16.2 billion soms.

At least 8.9 billion soms were spent on petroleum products, coal; 5.9 billion — on electrical equipment; 4.55 billion — on transport equipment; 3.8 billion — on medical equipment and personal hygiene items; 1.6 billion — on computers and office supplies and 1.2 billion — on repairs and maintenance.