"If all working people of the Republic transfer their earnings for one month to the Rogun fund, the sum will be about $154 million," the parliament speaker, Makhmadsaid Ubaidulloyev, said. (Editor’s note - an estimated amount of $3 billion would be needed to complete the project as originally envisioned). He said he had donated his own salary for one month to the fund already.
"There are about 2.143 million people working in various sectors in
The government press carries daily reports on remittances to the fund from people in various parts of the country.
At a government meeting on Monday, President Emomali Rakhmon expressed confidence that each "public-spirited and worthy citizen" would make "a contribution they are capable of" to the Rogun fund.