The deputies of the Parliament propose to permit transformation of arable land for the construction of roads and bridges. Amendments to the Law on "Introduction of a moratorium on the transformation of irrigated arable land into other land categories and types of lands" was submitted for public discussion.
Initiators of the changes point out that the car is the main kind of transport in the country.
"Taking into account the sharp increase in the number of vehicles, there is a need to build new roads and bridges in the large cities of Kyrgyzstan. This will create the preconditions for eliminating traffic jams and infrastructure development," background statement says.
Today, the moratorium does not apply to the transformation of irrigated arable land into the land for a cemetery, construction of educational institutions and health facilities, fitness centers, military facilities and border outposts, small and large electricity production facilities, gas pipelines and structures, industrial and logistics centers, industrial facilities.
It is proposed to include the construction of roads and bridges into the list.