Nurek

Nurek

 

a city under republic jurisdiction in the Tadzhik SSR. Located on the right bank of the Vakhsh River, on the Dushanbe-Kuliab highway, 68 km southeast of Dushanbe. Population, 21,000 (1974). Nurek grew up in 1960 in connection with construction of the Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant. There is production of building materials. Nurek has an evening power-engineering construction technicum.

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Project Description : `The EBRD is considering supporting the project to modernise and upgrade the water and wastewater services in the city of Nurek in Tajikistan.
The move will be probably provided by the high level of water in a reservoir of the Nurek hydropower plant - major producer of electricity in Tajikistan - and satisfactory amount of water flow in the Vakhsh River, Chief of Barki Tojik Rustam Rakhmatzoda said at a press conference in Dushanbe.
In fact, since the batch of graduates in 2009, several ESMOD Dubai's Alumni such as HH Madiyah Al Sharqi, Marina Qureshi, Maddeya Couture, Lilian Afshar, Lubna Al Zakwani, Olga Nurek, Fatma Gargash, Kourosh Gharbi, Canella Hostal, Kashish Dang and many more, have successfully established their own fashion label.
At 300 metres, Nurek dam in Tajikistanin Central Asia is the world's highest, though other dams are now under construction.
Nurek, Khatlon (Tajikistan), Apr 17 ( ANI ): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari visited Nurek Dam, regarded as the tallest in the world, in the course of his four-day goodwill visit to Tajikistan on Tuesday.
That will make it the tallest dam of any kind in the world, surpassing the 300-meter earthen Nurek Dam in Tajikistan and the 285meter concrete Grande Dixence Dam in Switzerland.
The USSR constructed in the 1980s two major hydropower stations, Toktogul in Kyrgyzstan and Nurek in Tajikistan, with 19.
Founded in 1961, the Nurek Reservoir, the home of the dam, is the main supplier of electricity to the country.
Specific objective: To expand access to and availability of education through vocational skills development trainings, civic education and personal development programmes for the female prisoners in Nurek and ex-prisoners of both genders in Dushanbe, Khorog, Khujand and Kurgantube cities.
During another operation in Faizabad district, 29-year-old resident of Nurek was arrested.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq will also visit the Nurek hydropower plant.
Vice President Ansari said that he looks forward to visiting the Nurek Hydroelectric station as well as the Tajik Technical University.