Turkish Company to Manufacture Irrigation Equipment in Kyrgyzstan

This summer, a Turkish company will begin construction on a plant for the manufacture of equipment for drip and sprinkler irrigation in Kyrgyzstan.

The memorandum on the project was signed on May 13 by Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Water Resources, Agriculture and Processing Industry Bakyt Torobaev and the head of the company Akplas Plastik San. Ve Tic. A.S.

To instigate the first stage of the build, the Turkish company will invest $10 million and the factory should be completed and fully operational within eight months.

Reiterating the need for a more efficient use of water, in the light of climate change, Minister Torobaev stated that the new irrigation systems are to be installed in regions throughout Kyrgyzstan.

In addition to providing the necessary equipment, the Turkish company in liaison with the state, will provide training for local farmers.

Company representatives also met with the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic Akylbek Japarov, who emphasized the country’s readiness to support entrepreneurs investing in Kyrgyzstan.

 

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