The Head of our state visited the academic lyceum of Nukus branch of Tashkent State Agrarian University, in Chimbay district.
Presentation of projects on further development of pharmaceutical industry, supporting manufacturers of medicines and medical products, saturation of the domestic market with qualitative medicines of domestic production was held.
The President of our country highly assessed the prospects of development of this sphere, noted the need of improving the system of training specialists.
Time have passed to plant cotton even when it is not profitable. It is necessary to grow other, profitable crops. For example, licorice is suitable for natural and climatic conditions of the region. Therefore, there should be no obstacles to the expansion of its crops, said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
“Lanextrakt” joint venture in Chimbay district produces an extract of licorice root. The company processes 30 thousand tons of licorice root and produces 1,3 thousand tons of extract per year. 200 workplaces are created at the enterprise, organized in cooperation with Chinese investors.
The President of our country also got acquainted with the project of organization in Karakalpakstan of plantations of medicinal plants. Large-scale work was carried out in the region in accordance with the Decree of the Head of our state “On establishment of free economic zones “Nukus-pharm”, “Zomin-pharm”, “Kosonsoy-pharm”, “Syrdaryo-pharm”, “Boysun-pharm”, “Bustonlik-pharm” and “Parkent-pharm” of May 3, 2017, special attention is paid to creating new workplaces through the effective use of existing production capacity and resource potential.
It is planned to implement 17 projects worth 27,7 million dollars in 2018-2019 on development of pharmaceutical industry in the region. This will allow the production and export of pharmaceutical products of 37 types.
“Nukus Med Tech” LLC is planning to launch production of medical products, “Berlin pharm” LLC – medicines for treatment of oncological diseases, “Turtkul shisha idishlari” LLC in Turtkul district will produce pharmaceutical containers.
The President of our country was also presented other projects on production of pharmaceutical and other products.
In particular, it was told about the plans on production of cellulose. This project, implemented in two stages, involves organization of the technological process from the production of paper to the manufacture of finished products from it.
It was noted that new enterprises are planned to be organized in Karakalpakstan based on the inventory of empty and unused buildings and areas. Proposals on employment of low-income families were submitted.
The Head of our state met with activists and representatives of intelligentsia of Chimbay district. At the meeting, views were exchanged on events taking place in the world, on issues concerning the population, improving activities of the education and healthcare systems.