Thursday, 26, April, 2018

National

The initiative of the Tashkent authorities to dismantle fences around the buildings of the central office of the Uzbek Defense Ministry, the Tashkent Military District and the Air Defense and the Air Force Command and the State Museum of the Armed has been approved and now the fences are being removed, Daryo.uz reported.

UzbekNeftegaz and Gazprom have agreed to extend the production sharing agreement with respect to the Shahpakhty field development project in Uzbekistan, deputy chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee Vitaly Markelov said.

Director of the Institute of Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov may take the post of general secretary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

A two-day regional training on the implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) principles is being held in Tashkent.

Four Special Agents and Explosives Experts from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation delivered a one-week training course on Post-Blast Investigations at the General Prosecutor’s Office Training Academy in Tashkent, the US Embassy in Tashkent said in a statement.

Due to the unification of the fleet, Uzbekistan Airways (NAC) is selling aircrafts and aviation equipment, which have been decommissioned and stored, the carrier said in a statement.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to pay official visits to Uzbekistan and South Korea next week. The visits, set to take place on April 29-May 3, will focus on regional ties, while the economy is set to be the main topic on the agenda. Erdoğan, who will first go to Tashkent, will meet Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Following the talks in Kuksaroy (transl. Blue Palace) residence and the ceremony of signing bilateral accords, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made statements to the press.

Following  the Uzbek–Turkmen high-level talks in Tashkent the Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov adopted the Joint Statement and oversaw the signing of bilateral accords:

The duties of the Minister for Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan are being entrusted to the state adviser to the President, Tursinkhan Khudaibergenov, the Ministry said.