Azerbaijan, Baku, July 27 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
"Azersu" (Azerbaijani water operator) began preparations for implementing the project of water supply and sewerage system reconstruction in Dashkesan, Gadabay, Gazakh, Samukh, Astara and Tartar regions of Azerbaijan, Azersu said on Friday.
The project will be implemented with joint funding from the Azerbaijani government and the Islamic Development Bank within the 'National water supply and sewerage system' project.
According to Istisna agreement, signed between the Azerbaijani government and the IDB, the bank allocated $200.05 million for the project implementation.
Azersu has already begun preparatory work to attract local and foreign companies to implement this project. A tender procedure will be launched soon.
After this project is implemented, 320,000 people in six regions will be provided with permanent drinking water.
Without waiting for the loan, Azersu conducted design work in Dashkesan, Gadabay, Gazakh, Samukh, Astara and Tartar regions with the IDB permission at the expense of the Azerbaijani government's funds to conduct the work in a short period.
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