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CHERKESSK, July 20. /TASS/. Implementation of investment projects in various fields of economy allowed in the past year to create in Karachay-Cherkessia, more than 3 thousand jobs, the authorities plan to 2018 to create another 1.5 thousand people, said on Friday the head of the Republic Rashid Temrezov at a meeting on socio-economic development of the region with participation of the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the North Caucasian Federal district.

“Currently, in Karachay-Cherkessia implemented 20 investment projects worth over 200 billion rubles. Over the past year due to the implementation of investment projects in all sectors of the economy created more than 3 thousand jobs, of which about 900 high – performance. This year it is planned to create more than 1,5 thousand new workplaces”, – said Temrezov.

Among successful investment projects, he called the projects for the development of all-season resort “Arhiz”, modernization and creation of new industrial enterprises, as well as projects aimed at development of agriculture.

Temrezov noted that increasing the investment attractiveness of the region, creation of favorable and comfortable conditions for business is one of the priorities of the KCR.