Bishkek, May 20 / Kabar /. The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) plans to allocate $ 15 million for construction of Sarymsak irrigation canal in Kara-Bura region of Talas oblast. IDB representative Shehzad Akram said during a meeting with Minister of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic Taalaibek Aidaraliev.
According to the press service of the Ministry, during the meeting they discussed the irrigation project of Sarymsak canal.
The Islamic Development Bank plans to allocate $ 15 million for this project, said Shehzad Akram.
"If this project is implemented, then 2 thousand hectares of land will become irrigated, water supply of 1 thousand 600 hectares of irrigated land will be improved," said Minister Aidaraliev.
He also emphasized that 26 irrigation projects should be implemented under the program of the National Development Strategy up to 2017.
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