About 40 builders of Osh-Batken-Isfana road in Batken region went on strike because of non-payment of wages. The workers themselves informed journalists.
According to them, the protesters demand payment of the wage arrears for four months. The Ministry of Transport and Roads said that the problem would be solved in the coming days. Funds will be transferred to the account of the construction company.
The Islamic Development Bank promised to finance Osh-Batken-Isfana road construction project and allocate $ 21 million for this purpose. In May 2017, the Ministry of Transport and the company Alke Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret (Azerbaijan) signed an agreement on the construction works for $ 18 million.