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21-08-2014, 14:30

Enterprise on Production of Volcanic Rock Fibers Opened in Northern Tajikistan

Avesta.Tj | 21.08.2014 | Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, as part of his working visit to Sughd province, attended on Wednesday the opening ceremony of the new enterprise Elegant Ltd for the production of volcanic rock fibers, according to the presidential press service.

The Elegant Ltd, which was founded in 2000 by the entrepreneur Abdulahad Muminov, is engaged in processing of volcanic rock and production of construction mosaic.

The enterprise provides jobs for 150 people and its annual capacity is 60 thousand square meters of materials made of decorative stones.

It was stressed that big capital investments and government support are required for establishment of a new stage of production of construction materials.

The President instructed the responsible officials to prepare the relevant documents and submit them to the government to secure state support for this initiative.

The enterprise Taj Road has been launched in Ruhak of Sughd province with the participation of Emomali Rahmon.

This enterprise, which was built by brothers Kurbonmurod and Bahriddin Negmatovs on the basis of Somonroh Ltd, produces crushed stone and asphalt.

The construction company is equipped with modern facilities from Germany, and $10 million was spent for its construction. 

The production capacity is 340 tons of asphalt and 324 tons of crushed stone per hour. Launch of asphalt production will lead to drop of price by 25-30%. 

Asphalt will be used for the improvement of roads and streets of cities and districts of Sughd region.