Uzbekistan Water and Sanitation Sector Receives ADB Financing

The Asian Development Bank is providing USD60 million for the development of Uzbekistan's water supply and sanitation sector, the

reports. The concessional loan will finance the rehabilitation of water supply systems and upgrading of wastewater and sewage facilities in several key cities around Uzbekistan. A portion of the funds will also be used for capacity building of water and sanitation institutions in the country.

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