Uzbekistan is planning to reduce the poverty by half by 2030, the "News of Uzbekistan" website reported citing the draft "Resolution on Measures to Implement the National Goals of Sustainable Development”, signed by President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 22.
The document was developed by the Ministry of Economy in accordance with the plan of practical measures of the roadmap on further development of cooperation with the United Nations for 2017-2020.
In total, the document approves 17 strategic goals for implementation of the plan, including strengthening food security and improving nutrition, ensuring healthy lifestyle, improving education.
In 2018, almost 350,000 permanent jobs will be created in Uzbekistan. This will happen due to support of small business and professional re-training of the unemployed. In agriculture and industry, some 168,200 people should get jobs, with approximately 20,000 jobs being created through implementation of roadmaps and investment projects.
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