On March 31, 2017, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on creation of the State Committee for Investments, a body which will be responsible for coordinating the formation and implementation of a common government investment policy and attracting foreign investment.
On March 16, 2017, the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti.
On March 16, 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti, who arrived in Uzbekistan as the head of the EBRD delegation, a statement of the Foreign Ministry said.
The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev with his March 13 Decree "On additional measures to expand the scale of construction of affordable housing in Tashkent city for 2017-2021" has established a joint-stock housing construction and savings Poytakht Bank, a statement of the Central Bank said.
The Competition Committee together with the Research Center, the Central Securities Depository and Tashkent Stock Exchange developed Uzbekistan’s Secondary Securities Market Development Concept for 2017-2018.
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan will on March 10 issue 10 thousand soum banknotes, a source in the CBU disclosed. “The 144×78 mm note printed on protected paper will have internationally acceptable features such as watermark and security thread with 3D-effect”. - the source added.
In the Senate of Oliy Majlis was held a meeting of the Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoyev with the head of Tashkent representative office of Commerzbank AG, B. Tönz.
The Central Bank of Uzbekistan will issue new higher value 10 thousand soum banknote, a source at the central bank and the government said.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set for long-term cooperation with Uzbekistan, the Bank’s Managing Director for Central Asia and Russia, Natalia Khanzhenkova said in an interview to Jahon IA. She arrived in Tashkent on February 6 to discuss cooperation prospects.