Monday, 22, April, 2019

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by his April 17 decree, approved the Uzbekistan’s Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Treatment Strategy for 2019-2028.

“While continuing to tap the cooperation potential, including the development of gas fields and the construction of power plants, it is also important to expand cooperation to such knowledge-based sectors as ITs, 5G, space technologies and hi-tech industries, including medicine and bioindustry, ” South Korean President Moon Jae-in told the Xalq So’zi newspaper in an interview.

Special tactical drills, attended by the units of the Ministries of Defense and Inerior, State Security Service, National Guard and Border Troops, began in the Surkhandarya province of Uzbekistan, which borders Afghanistan.

Uzbek authorities and Airbus signed a Letter of Intent Wednesday for supply of 34 helicopters to Uzbekistan, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, the Secretary of State to the French Minister for European and Foreign Affairs said at a press briefing.

The inspection conducted by the State Labor Inspection Authority confirmed the facts of forced labor in Andijan, the Ministry of Labor said.

The Tashkent Interdistrict Economic Court ruled that Tashkent mayor’s office shall pay 2.7 billion soums 350 thousan in compensation for the seizing of the land plot for government needs where Tumaris confectionery factory is located, the Chamber of Commerce (CCI) of Uzbekistan said.

Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted a French delegation led by the Secretary of State to the Minister for European and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and the co-chair of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Modestas Kaselyauskas from Lithuania has been appointed permanent adviser at the Tax Committee (TC) of Uzbekistan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the committee said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting UK Minister for Europe, Alan Duncan. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, warmly welcoming the guest, commended the recent upward trend of the Uzbek-British multifaceted ties.

On April 16, on the margins of the XIth International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019 in Sochi, the Agreement of Intent was signed between Uzatom and Rosatom Technical Academy.