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Syr Dar·ya

 (sîr där′yə, dər-yä′)
A river of Central Asia rising in the Tian Shan and flowing about 2,220 km (1,380 mi) generally southwest through eastern Uzbekistan and northern Tajikistan, then flowing generally northwest back through Uzbekistan and south-central Kazakhstan to the Aral Sea.
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Syr Darya

(Russian sir darjˈja)
n
(Placename) a river in central Asia, formed from two headstreams rising in the Tian Shan: flows generally west to the Aral Sea: the longest river in central Asia. Length: (from the source of the Naryn) 2900 km (1800 miles). Ancient name: Jaxartes
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Syr Dar•ya

(ˈsɪər ˈdɑr yə)
n.
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Tien Shan Mountains to the Aral Sea. 1300 mi. (2100 km) long. Ancient name, Jaxartes.
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Recently Trend reported that IFC may take part in modernization of Syrdarya TPP
Kazakhstan will supply electricity to Tajikistan for its additional water from the Syrdarya River, Minister of Energy and Water Reserves of Tajikistan Usmonali Usmonzoda told a press conference recently, Avesta reports.
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Total IDA commitments by the end of the CPS period amounted to US$1,257 million for projects supporting the Government's strategy to improve economic efficiency, competitiveness, and social equity: Rural Enterprise Support Project (Phase 2 with Additional Financing), Drainage, Irrigation and Wetlands Improvement Project (closed), South Karakalpakstan Water Resource Management Improvement Project, Ferghana Water Resources Management Project, Bukhara Water Supply and Sanitation Project (closed), Bukhara and Samarkand Sewerage Project with Additional Financing, Syrdarya Water Supply Project, Alat and Karakul Water Supply Project, Energy Efficiency Facility for Industrial Enterprises Project, Health System Improvement Project- Health 3, and Basic Education Project.
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Due to be released earlier this year, former Chairman of the Syrdarya regional branch of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan (HRSU), Azamjom Formonov was sentenced to five additional years in prison for alleged systematic violation of prison rules under Article 221 of the Criminal Code.
Four main sections (roads) on the territory of Kazakhstan are being offered for consideration: Semirechye, Syrdarya, Saryarka and Mangyshlak (Uralo-Prikaspiyskiy).
The special industrial zone was established to create favorable conditions for attracting domestic and foreign investment for production of latest high-tech industrial products, while effectively using the resource potential of Jizzakh and Syrdarya regions.