Canadian gold mining enterprise "Kumtor Operating Company" allocated 1 mln dollars to Naryn oblast for the purchase of fuel and lubricants. A.Salymbekov, governor of Naryn oblast asked for help from KOC to rehabilitate the oblast from floods caused by melting snow, accumulated throughout the winter. All the funds are intended to assist peasant from Naryn and Ak-Talin districts to purchase fuel, lubricants, seeds and fertilizers for spring field works. KOC press service reported that it is not the first time that the company helps Naryn oblast residents trying - it is the company's contribution to the national program for poverty reduction, initiated by the President of the KR. In 2000-2001 Kumtor provided 2 mln dollars for the needs of local farmers and community organizations.
KNNA "Kabar", April 23, 2003