Ministry of Transport Addresses Criticism of Bishkek’s Road Conditions

AKIpress News Agency

AKIPRESS.COM – The Ministry of Transport and Communications has responded to the recent criticism regarding the state of roads in Bishkek, specifically the issue of potholes. According to the Ministry, it is important to note that the roads in Bishkek, as well as other roads in Kyrgyzstan, are under the jurisdiction of the respective city mayor’s offices. These offices are responsible for both the construction and maintenance of the roads.

With a total of approximately 34,000 kilometers of roads in Kyrgyzstan, the Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for about 19,000 kilometers of them. This includes roads of international, national, and local significance, and the ministry is directly responsible for their upkeep and paving.

The Ministry stated that the appearance of potholes on the roads of Bishkek is a natural occurrence that can be influenced by various factors such as weather conditions and traffic intensity. The Bishkek mayor’s office is actively working to address these issues and is accountable for the condition of the roads.

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