KHUJAND, January 24, Asia-Plus - A machinery-assembling plant in the Tajik northern city of Chkalovsk is capable to produce fittings for Sangtuda and Roghun hydropower plants being constructed in the republic as well as for the Tajik Aluminum Plant (TadAZ).

            The plant director Shavkat Bobojonov told Asia-Plus this today morning.  He noted that at present the main contractor to the plants’ output were enterprises in the Russian Federation , the Khujand-based joint venture “Kabool Tajik Textiles”, and Adrasman ore refinery.

            In 2005, the plant produced 677,474 Somonis’ worth of output, which is 9.9 percent more than the determined target, according to the Asia-Plus interlocutor.