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130 million laris given to Kakheti that suffered from floods2010-04-28 20:51
130 mln laris will be allocated from the central budget to the region of Kakheti to get over the consequences of the natural hazards and implement various infrastructural projects, GeorgiaTimes correspondent in Tbilisi reports.gt-en-newsitem-inside
This has been stated today by Prime Minister of Georgia Nikolai Gilauri at the visiting session held by the Georgian government in Televi.
According to him, these means will be spent on rehabilitation and repair of the school buildings, water supply systems, street lighting and roads and bridges construction.
"Special attention will be given to Gomborskaya road, which construction is to be completed by October. 22 mln laris will be allocated from the budget for that purpose. Besides, this project is sponsored by Asian Development Bank", - Gilauri has stated.
During the government's session, the ministers listened to the information about the consequences of torrential rains and floods provided by regional Governor Georgiy Gviniashvili. He said that natural hazards affected all the regions of Kakheti; there were landslides in a number of villages. Local dwelling houses, garden plots and farmlands have been damaged, roads washed out, bridges ruined. The flood also destroyed food supplies and killed the cattle.
A special governmental commission is to be established to measure the size of the damage caused by the disaster.