Sunday, 16, December, 2018

National

Draft Investments and Investment Activities Bill, developed pursuant to the President’s Measures to Fundamentally Improve Uzbekistan’s Investment Climate Decree of August 1, 2018 has been published on the Draft Legal Documents Discussion Portal.

Seven man-made reservoirs of 45 million cubic meters total storage capacity will be created in Uzbekistan, the move being aimed at reclamation of rainfed lands, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev stated in congratulatuary mesaage to agricultural workers.

On December 10, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted a US delegation led by U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made an address at an event dedicated to the Anniversary of the adoption of the Uzbekistan’s Constitution on December 8 at the Forumlar Saroyi. Highlights:

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the informal meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in St. Petersburg on Thursday, the Presidential press service said.

Uzbekistan delegation headed by the Special Representative of the President for Afghanistan, Ismatulla Irgashev today held talks with the Special Representative of the British Prime Minister for Afghanistan and Pakistan in London, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

A US$ 225.8 million worth of agro-industrial TCT Cluster will be set up in Kuyichirchik district of Tashkent province, it said in the Cabinet of Ministers' Dec 1 Resolution.

The Government of Uzbekistan has appointed Bahodir Eshmuratov as the new chairman of the board of Uztransgaz JSC. In this position, Eshmuratov replaced Sharifjon Tursunov, who was named as the Chairman in June 2018.

The seventeenth plenary session of the Uzbek Senate will convene on December 13, the Senate said. The session agenda includes the review of the 2019 State Budget, the budgets of state trust funds and the tax and budget policies for 2019.

The Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov spoke to the Ukraine’s First Vice PM/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv Wednesday, the Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine said.