Shavkat Mirziyoyev: this year Tashkent city budget to receive 1.5 trillion soums

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on 10 August on development of the economy of Shaykhantahur district of Tashkent city, solving problems in the housing and communal sector.

Sufficient funds are allocated from the republican budget for development of production and social infrastructure. Tax revenues in excess of the forecast remain at the disposal of local budgets, local khokimiyats are given wide powers for their use.

For example, this year Tashkent received 2 trillion soums more than forecasted, it is expected that 1.5 trillion soums will remain in the local budget, which is ten times more than in 2017.

Uzbek leader said that Tashkent city never received such money. He said that 1.5 trillion soums will remain at disposal of Tashkent city to solve accumulated problems, improve the living conditions of people, build housing, kindergartens, create jobs.

Mirziyoyev said that local officials should work and focus on solving problems. No one will come from outside and do this work for us, the President said.

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