Monday, 11, December, 2017

National

Uzbekistan supports Turkmenistan’s peaceful foreign policy, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said at an international conference "Neutrality Policy and Preventive Diplomacy in International Relations: Experience of Turkmenistan and Its Significance " in Ashgabat.

Starting from January 1, 2018, the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the People's Republic of China on international motor road transport, signed on May 12, 2017 during the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to China, will come into force.

President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov today received Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev. This is reported by the Kyrgyz Presidency office said.

Meeting of working groups of the Uzbek- Turkmen intergovernmental commission on delimitation and demarcation of the State Border between the two countries was held from December 1 to 6, 2017 in Dashoguz (Turkmenistan), Uzbek foreign ministry said.

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Constitution, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree to pardon 2,700 prisoners, UzA said.

Andijan city mayor Dilmurod Rahmatullaev may be charged for insulting the heads of educational institutions with obscene words on October 16. the General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

The President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani met with professors, teachers and students of Bukhara State University. The university is one of the largest higher education institutions in Uzbekistan with about 7 thousand undergraduate and graduate students studying in 8 faculties.

Uzbek Prosecutor General's Office launched investigation into alleged mixing of donkey meat by a sausage processing plant in Tashkent. Joint investigation by the Tashkent city and Khorezm province branches of the Department for combating tax, currency crimes and legalization of criminal proceeds within the Prosecutor General's Office found that 69.6 kilograms of donkey meat was delivered from Khorezm province to meat company and sausage processing plant called Sharshara which was later mixed with other meat.

The 24th OSCE Ministerial Council, bringing together some 45 Foreign Ministers from across the OSCE region, will take place in Vienna, Austria on 7 and 8 December 2017. At the invitation of the 2017 OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, the Uzbekistan delegation will attend the Council meeting.

Ashraf Ghani accompanied by the Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov visited the Tashkent Plant of Agricultural Machineries. The Afghanistan delegation familiarized themselves with passenger cars and trucks, agricultural equipment, household appliances and other goods manufactured in Uzbekistan.