Monday, 21, September, 2020

Economy

The Uzbek Ministry of Transport intends to support projects on digitalization and logistics optimization for the Europe-Caucasus-Asia TRACECA transport corridor, the ministry said.

Since March 1, Uzbekistan Airways has temporarily suspended regular flights to Tokyo, Seoul and Rome due to outbreaks of coronavirus in Japan and Italy, the company said in a statement.

Rosgeology plans to set up a subsidiary in Uzbekistan as part of the assessment of the hydrocarbon potential and digitalization of the resource base management, the State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources said.

Rosatom considers it possible to enter into the nuclear power plant deal with Uzbekistan in June 2020, to make it to coincide with the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s visit to Russia, the head of Rosatom State Corporation, Alexei Likhachev reportedly told on the sidelines of the forum of cities of nuclear industry.

The President’s draft Additional measures to reduce the state's share in the economy decree was posted for public discussion.

On February 26, the Special Representative of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan, Ismatulla Irgashev met with the Acting Minister of Transport and Head of the Afghan Railway Authority, Mohammed Yama Shams, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

On February 26, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting on reforming the state-owned Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Complex (NMMC), the presidential press service said.

The State Asset Management Agency published a draft presidential decree for public input, which proposed to reform 13 large companies in which the government holds the controlling stake.

Urgench, Khorezm province hosted the second inter provinces forum on the theme “Cooperation of provincial business in the field of agricultural cooperation, industry and tourism” between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to set up a chemistry research institute together with South Korea and improve the education system at the Tashkent Institute of Chemical Technology, the presidential press service said.