President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov traveled to Jizzakh and Sirdarya regions on June 19 to review the progress of local socio-economic reforms and construction works.
As it is the case in the country as a whole, sustainable growth rates and considerable results in the development of all spheres are being ensured in Jizzakh region. This is backed, among other things, in the case of high accomplishments being achieved by the working people of the province. Notably, in the first quarter of this year, the gross regional product grew by 9.7 percent, production of industrial goods increased by 9.3 percent, of agricultural produce by 5.9, the volume of construction works by 11.6, and paid services expanded by 10.7 percent. In accordance with the 2013-2015 program of socio-economic development of the region, 2,061 projects are to be implemented, including 1,381 schemes in 2013.