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Uzsuvtaminot denies information about embezzlement of US$7 million of the loan of the Asian Development Bank.
On 23 August 2016, an agreement was signed on the implementation of the project “Provision of drinking water to Bayaut, Khavast, Mirzaabad, Sardoba and Akaltyn regional centers of Sirdarya region”, the press service of Uzsuvtaminot said.
The Turkish company Alke Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret was appointed as the contractor on the basis of the protocol of the International Tender Commission.
For the implementation of this project, US$7.31 million were allocated. The project was implemented with the participation of the World Bank and not the Asian Development Bank, as indicated in the media reports. At the same time, the World Bank allocated US$6.25 million, and Uzbekistan – US$1.06 million.