Monday, 22, April, 2019

Economy

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today began a trip to the Syrdarya province, the presidential press service said. The trip began with the visit to Sirdaryo Universal Oyna enterprise in Syrdarya district and familirizing with the process of manufacturing of pharmaceutical and food glass containers.

Uzbekenergo and Russian Power Machines are working on a phased modernization of power units at the Syrdarya thermal power plant, Uzbekenergo said.

The Uzbekistan Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources (GeoComm) and the Turkey’s Geological Authority (MTA), signed the agreement on geological exploration for gold and tungsten in three sites, the Committee said.

The Deputy Investments Minister Badriddin Abidov met with the Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Khvtisiashvili Monday as part of the 11th round of political consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries .

Investors from the UAE proposed to open a casino in Muynak, Karakalpakstan. The Uzbek Prosecutor General Office confirmed it is closely considering the issue along with other relevant bodies, a government source told The Tashkent Times.

GM Uzbekistan plant in Andijan will change its name, the acting deputy chairman of the Uzavtosanoat responsible for technical policies and localization Azizbek Shukurov said. 

The Chinese Huaxin Cement will build a new cement plant in Zafarabad district, Jizzakh province, a government resolution said.

By the presidential decree, a number of oil & gas, energy sector bodies have been handed over from the Cabinet of Ministers to the Ministry of Energy .

Novovoronezh NPP In Russia, will be prototype of the first nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan. A group of Uzbek journalists visited Novovoronezh NPP to familiarize themselves with the nuclear plant, with the visit co-organized by the Rosatom Corporation and Uzatom Agency.

Deputy Prime Minister Alisher Sultanov will be in charge of the newly formed Ministry of Energy, to be created through the merger of Uzbekenergo, Uzbekneftegaz, and Uzbekgidroenergo.