On December 4, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba signed a Decree to solve the issues of solid waste disposal at a landfill in Sukhum.
The Administration of the city of Sukhum is instructed to carry out within two weeks:
- to create an additional foundation pit for solid waste disposal;
- to build a platform for the dumping of solid waste disposal;
- to provide access routes to the additional foundation pit and drainage from it.
The Administration of the Gulripsh District is instructed to allocate in accordance with legislation a land plot for the solid waste landfill.
The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Abkhazia is instructed to provide the Administration of the city of Sukhum with financial assistance at the expense of the republican sources of financing to implement these projects.
The Ministry of Finance is also instructed, not later than the first quarter of 2019, to start financing the construction of a new solid waste landfill in the Gulripsh District and to find the means for the acquisition of special equipment for the export and pressing of solid household waste.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia is tasked with supervising the implementation of the Decree.