Kulob veterans collect money to help Roghun hydroelectricity project

 

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November 19, 2009, Turko Dikayev

 

KULOB -- The Kulob Council of War and Labor Veterans has decided to begin collecting funds to help the Roghun hydroelectric power plant (HPP).

 

Participants in the Council’s meeting that was held here yesterday decided to transfer part of their pensions and allowances to help Roghun’s construction, Mirzo Bekmatov, the head of the Kulob Council of War and Labor Veterans, told Asia-Plus today.

 

According to him, 550 veterans of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 now live in Khatlon’s Kulob zone.  “Of course, the amount is inconsiderable but the main thing is participation in this national event,” Bekmatov said.

 

The plenum also considered activities of veterans’ organizations in the Vose and Farkhor districts and developed recommendations on improvement of them in the light of the 65th anniversary of the Victory Day, he added.  

 

 

 

 

TALCO top managers, engineering personnel give up their monthly wages for construction of Roghun HPP

 

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November 17, 2009, Avaz Yuldoshev

 

DUSHANBE, -- Top managers and the engineering personnel of Tajik Aluminum Company (TALCO), which runs Tajik aluminum smelter, have decided to give up their monthly wages for construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power plant (HPP)  before the end of this year, Sayohat Qodirova, a spokeswoman for TALCO, said in an interview with Asia-Plus.

 

According to her, the decision was made at an enlarged meeting of the TALCO administration that was held yesterday.  “All employees of TALCO have expressed wish to purchase shares in the Roghun station that will be put into circulation at the beginning of the next year,” Qodirova said.

 

She added that TALCO was currently developing a business plan for 2010 and under that plan, the company would transfer a certain amount from its incomes to help construction of the Roghun HPP.    

 

We will recall that Dushanbe Mayor Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloyev noted in late April 2008 that the government could raise about $10 million for the Roghun construction if all residents of Dushanbe were to give up half their wages in May and June.  He appealed on all companies to transfer 50 percent of employees' salaries to help Roghun's construction.

 

The Roghun HPP, started in Soviet times but never finished, is key to Tajikistan's goal to become a significant regional electricity exporter and raise aluminum production.

 

 

 

 

Asht residents transfer more than TJS42,000 to help Roghun’s construction

 

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November 19, 2009, Mavlouda Rafiyeva

 

KHUJAND -- Employees of federally funded organizations in Sughd’s Asht have transferred their one-day’s wages to help construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power plant (HPP).

 

The source at the Asht district administration told Asia-Plus that 5,800 employees of federally funded enterprises and organizations in the district had transferred their one-day’s wages, totaling more than 42,000 somoni (TJS), to help Roghun’s construction.

 

“Energy development and independence of our country depends on the Roghun hydroelectricity project and we are glad to make our contribution to this project,” the source said. 

 

The Roghun HPP, started in Soviet times but never finished, is key to Tajikistan's goal to become a significant regional electricity exporter and raise industrial production.

 

 

 

 

GBAO directorate for TV and radio-broadcasting transfers money to help Roghun’s construction

 

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November 17, 2009, Shonavruz Afzalshoyev

 

KHOROG -- The GBAO directorate for TV and radio-broadcasting was the first in Gorno Badakhshan to respond to an appeal by the council of veterans of Tajikistan and transfer money to help construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power plant (HPP), the directorate chairperson, Ms. Zulfia Lahskarbekova, said in an interview with Asia-Plus.

 

According to her, a special meeting on this subject was held on November 16 and the directorate staff decided to transfer their one-day’s wages to help Roghun’s construction.

 

“Of course, the amount is inconsiderable, however, we hope that contribution of citizens will help construct the Roghun HPP, which is of significant importance for further development of our country,” Lashkarbekova said. 

 

The Roghun HPP, started in Soviet times but never finished, is key to Tajikistan's goal to become a significant regional electricity exporter.