President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev becomes acquainted with the ongoing construction work and activities of industrial companies in the city of Tashkent, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.
According to the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the first object of the visit was the Technopark in Yashnabad district. The President has visited Technopark in Yashnabad district. High-tech facilities were deployed in a short time in the innovation park, created in accordance with the Presidential Decree on measures to further develop industrial cooperation and enhance manufacturing goods in demand of May 1, 2019.
In 2010, when Tashkent Aviation Plant operated, products worth $50 million were produced here and exported for $30 million. After the launch of all projects in the Technopark, it is expected to produce goods worth $520 million in 2021, exports will amount to $105 million.
Before there were 3 thousand workplaces here, and in the Technopark this figure will amount to 6.7 thousand. Thus, the volume of production will increase 10 times, exports – 3.5 times, and the number of jobs – 1.7 times.
The Technopark consists of 7 blocks. 17 projects worth $365 million are being implemented here.
In February this year, a plant for electronic gas meters was put into operation, in August – a plant for production of household refrigerators. Other projects are under implementation.
The President examined new facilities for production of elevators and escalators, water pumps, industrial air conditioners, cooling systems, and moulds.
At the elevator assembly plant, the Head of the state inquired about the level of product localization. This figure is currently 32 percent.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that one of the main problems in multi-storey buildings in Tashkent and other cities is the deterioration of elevator equipment, in connection with which he gave instructions on reducing the cost by enhancing localization, replacing old and qualitative service of new elevators. The importance of training specialists in the operation of modern elevators was emphasized.
The Head of the state watched the work of young specialists of the company for the production of moulds.
“Such enterprises solve a number of important socio-economic issues. Ensure employment of the population, especially young people. Our most important achievement is that a new generation of national personnel is growing up in industry that are capable of applying high technologies in practice”, the President noted.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that it is the advanced specialists who ensure the quality of products and gave instructions to organize a training center for preparing young people for work at industrial enterprises.
Next year, 9 enterprises will be launched in the Technopark for production of such popular products as refrigerated display cases, heating radiators, kitchen appliances, fittings and accessories, copper pipes, and insulation materials.