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55 out of 120 million soms allocated to strengthen Chu River banks

«In 2017, about 55 million out of budgeted 120 million soms were allocated for strengthening of the banks and repair works at ten Chu River facilities," Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Davletbek Alimbekov said when the Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov was got acquainted with the progress of the works.

The Minister of Transport and Roads Zhamshitbek Kalilov said that 11 extremely dangerous areas were detected to prevent emergencies. Bank protection works are already being conducted in 4 of them; the rest will be completed within a month.

We are provided with all necessary equipment, financial resources are allocated in sufficient amount. All works will be completed on time.

Zhamshitbek Kalilov

The Prime Minister reminded that instructions on the beginning of bank protection works were given to the relevant ministries in February.

Sooronbay Jeenbekov criticized the work of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, noting that he did not see the results, operative mobilization. The head of government instructed the Ministry of Finance to allocate the remaining funds for completing the works on time.

If necessary, additional financing will be provided to speed up the work.

Sooronbay Jeenbekov

The head of government recalled of responsibility of the heads of relevant departments for the quality and timely implementation of the works.