Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 7
By Demir Azizov– Trend:
Japan has allocated grants worth $551,100 to Uzbekistan for the implementation of eight social projects, the Japanese embassy said March 7.
The grants are allocated through the Japanese governmental program "Official Development Assistance" (ODA), the embassy said.
Uzbek Deputy Minister of Healthcare Elmira Basitkhanova, the country’s First Deputy Minister of Public Education Bakhtiyor Daniyarov and Japanese Ambassador to Uzbekistan Nobuaki Ito signed the grant contracts March 7.
Japan is one of the biggest investors in the Uzbek economy. In total, Japan allocated more than $4.1 billion to Uzbekistan. Thirteen representative offices of Japanese companies and 10 joint ventures successfully operate in Uzbekistan.