Sunday, 22, September, 2019

National

The September 19 presidential decree has supplemented the list of (non-electronic) visas categories with the new type of visa, the Ministry of Justice said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will head the country's delegation to the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 21–29, the ministry said.

The energy ministers of the member states of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) today signed a joint declaration in Tashkent, in which their countries pledged to develop and implement a common energy strategy before 2030, the Uzbekistan Ministry of Energy said.

On September 19, 2019, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayan a UN delegation who is leading UN’s delegation to Uzbekistan, the ministry said.

On 25-27th September, high-level international investment conference, Energy Week Uzbekistan 2019, will take place in Tashkent (International Hotel Tashkent). The event is organized by Invest In Network is a UK-based company and is held to demonstrate the investment potential of Uzbekistan's power sector with the focus on diversification of energy mix and is aimed at fostering the deployment of renewable energy in Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan may very well be the best under-the-radar investment story in the world today. But the transformation spearheaded by the country's new president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, from socialism to capitalism should put the $50 billion economy on investors radar screens.

The Tashkent International Arbitration Center (TIAC) ​ and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC) have signed a cooperation agreement.

The Tashkent police department said they have detained two men in connection with the brutal murder of a young gay man in the country where homosexuality is officially outlawed.

The First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoev met with the French delegation, headed by the Foreign Minister's Special Representative for Economic Diplomacy in Central Asia, Pascal Lorot.

The Security Councils of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation for combating terrorism and extremism, as well as the Protocol thereto containing measures aimed at deepening and expanding security cooperation, UzA said.