Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

National

The first state visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to India will take place in October, the Uzbek Deputy PM Sukhrob Kholmuradov said during the 11th Uzbek-Indian intergovernmental commission Thursday.

Uzbekistan Airways announces deals for all domestic flights between 31 August to 4 September on the ocassion of the 27th anniversary of Uzbekistan's independence.

A teen couple of 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old guy allegedly committed suicide by sitting on the railway holding hands on Saturday at 2:05 AM in Surkhandarya province. They died on the spot after an electric locomotive hit them, the Prosecutor General's Office said.

The Uzbek President’s press secretary Komil Allamjonov told on his Facebook page about the program of the state visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to Uzbekistan on August 17-18.

The Uzbek-Israeli high technologies faculty will be established under the National University of Uzbekistan (NUU), the Higher Education Ministry said.

Uzbek government is preparing a decision which prescribes the times limits during which alcohol can be sold, a source in the government told The Tashkent Times.

A delegation of the political office of the Taliban movement in Doha led by its leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai paid a working visit to Uzbekistan from August 7-10, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry.

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on August 17-18, Xalq So’zi newspaper reported. "The will undoubtedly become a landmark event in the history of Uzbek-Tajik ties and will showcase a new quality of the bilateral agenda," the report said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Thursday to introduce mandatory chess classes in 150 schools as a test.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Uzbek Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education today signed a grant agreement for 262 million Japanese yen (US$ 2.3 million).