"For the first time the state budget provided 750 million soms for the repair of roads in 2017," Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov said during visit to Osh oblast.
He visited the infrastructure and social facilities in the remote mountainous areas of the region, and familiarized with the project on antimud slide protection dam on the Gulcha River in Alai region.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the dam's height of 3,650 m, of which 724 m has been built, it is scheduled to complete construction in 2017. Work on the dam began in 2013.
Sooronbay Jeenbekov noted that the State pays close attention to remote mountainous areas, including addressing the socio-economic problems and the construction of social facilities.
According to the Prime Minister, over the past five years in the country built 1,200 km of roads. "Improving infrastructure plays an important role not only in economic development, but also in the everyday life of the population, opening new opportunities for the development of regions," Sooronbay Jeenbekov said.