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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The support provided by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for the modernization of the Nurek hydroelectric station was also noted.
Their parliamentary powers were terminated ahead of schedule due to the fact that Tajik President Emomali Rahmon appointed Khilolbi Kurbonzoda mayor of Nurek in late July, and Jamshed Saidzoda as head of the Yavan district, said the head of the press service of the lower house of parliament Muhammadato Sultonov.
During his working visit to the city of Tajik power engineers, the President of Tajikistan will launch the rehabilitation project of the Nurek hydropower plant (HPP) on March 20.
In the introduction, Anna Mazurkiewicz and Mieczyslaw Nurek (2013: xiii) explain: "While researching American attitudes toward Poland in terms of the complex fate of the post-World War II exiles, we found that from the American perspective the countries between Germany and Russia remained to a large extent a terra incognita, dominated by the Soviets who flagrantly violated the international wartime agreements.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 21-year-old resident of Nurek, Jafariddin Yusufov, who fled on foot.
The Rogun dam construction site is located in central Tajikistan within the Vakhsh River valley at about 100 km in the Northeast of Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe and 40 km upstream from the Nurek reservoir.
Tajikistan's Vakhsh River is already home to the next contender and the largest earth-filled embankment dam, the Nurek Dam, which was completed in 1980 when Tajikistan was still a republic of the Soviet Union
Highlighting the poor state of Tajikistan's existing energy infrastructure, mostly built in the Soviet era, a malfunction at the country's biggest power plant, Nurek, left most of the country in complete darkness for several hours late on Friday.
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.