Kairakkum

Kairakkum

 

a city (settlement until 1963) in Leninabad Oblast, Tadzhik SSR; situated on the bank of the Kairakkum Reservoir, 8 km from the Leninabad railroad station on the Khavast-Kokand line. Population, 10, 000 (1970). It is the site of the Kairakkum Hydroelectric Power Plant. Kairakkum has carpet, flour milling, and house-building combines, a reinforced-concrete structural components plant, and a fishing industry. A house of rest and a tourist center are also located there.

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In Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in the winter water was accumulated in the reservoirs of Nurek, Toktogul and Kairakkum and in summer it was dumped for irrigation of arable land in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
It will also rehabilitate in whole or part six transmission substations at Kairakkum, Asht, Geran, Rumi, Baipaza, and Regar.
9 million from the budget, modernization of the Kairakkum hydropower plant will be funded from the budget for $3.
The working groups of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan started their work on July 7 in Kairakkum.
The EBRD is considering providing financing for Phase I of the priority rehabilitation of hydro-mechanical and electrical equipment of two units out of six at the Kairakkum hydro power plant in Tajikistan.
Youth organizations of Tajikistan will hold a forum on June 11-14 in Kairakkum (Sughd region) to discuss intensification of the youth's activities in democratization of the society, the State Committee on Youth, Sports and Tourism reported.
The EIB is in the process of conducting the due diligence for the Kairakkum Hydro-Power Plant Rehabilitation Project in close cooperation with the EBRD.
State and prospects of cooperation were discussed at a meeting of President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Director General of the Chinese company Huaksin Chin Lee on Thursday in Kairakkum (northern Tajikistan), the president's press service reported.
The Defense Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization discussed implementation of the cooperation plan for 2014-2015 and areas of further cooperation between the Defense Ministries at the SCO Defense Ministers' meeting in the Tajik town of Kairakkum on April 1.
Kazakhstan pulled out of the Central Asian power grid on February 25 to protect its energy supplies due to a critical situation in Nurek and Kairakkum reservoirs in Tajikistan after the Tajik energy system was taking more energy from the grid thatn it was producing threatening to disrupt supplies in Kazakhtan.
After a solemn ceremony the two Presidents headed to the Tajik President's Residence in the town of Kairakkum, where the two leaders held the executive talks.
The talks between President Rahmon and President Bakiev in the town of Kairakkum, Sughd oblast, have been concluded with signing of the memorandum on cooperation.