The milestones achieved in this regard contribute towards the development of power projects to enable Uzbekistan’s ambitious energy transformation plan and increase energy capacity by 2500MW.

The ground-breaking ceremony of the 1500MW Sirdarya Combined Cycle Gas-Turbine (CCGT) BOOT plant, followed by the signing of two power purchase agreements and investment agreements for two wind power plants located in Bukhara and Navoi, was conducted in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, HE Sardor Umurzakov, and HE Alisher Sultanov, Energy Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as a Saudi Arabian delegation led by HE Eng Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Investment for Saudi Arabia and HE Hisham Mishal Al- Suwailem, the Saudi Ambassador to Uzbekistan.