Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

National

On October 8, Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Approval of Uzbekistan’s Higher Education System Development Concept Until 2030 Decree.

In the 2019 Global Hunger Index, Uzbekistan ranks 49th out of 117 qualifying countries. With a score of 10.7, Uzbekistan suffers from a level of hunger that is moderate.

The President of the French Senate, Gérard Larcher could visit Uzbekistan, the press service of the Uzbek Senate said. On October 17, the chair of the Uzbek Senate Tanzila Norboeva met with the France Ambassador to Isabel Servoz-Gallucci.

On October 16, 2019, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, who departed for Nur Sultan to attend the 12th Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Kang Kyung-wha.

On October 14, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Uzbekistan’s Accession to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Montreal, January 29, 2000) Bill into Law. The Bill was passed by the Legislative Chamber on October 9 and approved by the Senate on October 11.

After the verification of voters' signatures on October 15, the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Uzbekistan issued permits to all five political parties to participate in the December elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.

Uzbekneftegaz and SOCAR are set to explore the opportunities for joint oil production in the Caspian Sea, the Uzbekistan Ministry of Energy said.

The Surkhandarya’s Boysun district branch of the Compulsory Enforcement Bureau (MIB) put up for sale a methane gas station, which belonged to Erkin Norkobilov, the brother-in-law of the former investigator of the National Security Service (DXX), Nodirbek Turakulov.

It gives me a great pleasure to congratulate the participants of the 7th Summit of the Turkic Council, the public of the Turkic world with the significant date - the 10th anniversary of adoption of the Nakhchivan Agreement on the Establishment of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States.The signing of this important document has marked the beginning of a new stage in fruitful partnership of Turkic-speaking countries which is based on inextricable historical ties, commonality of language, culture and spiritual values.

The DG of Rosatom, Alexei Likhachev, is expecting that all the issues related to the construction of nuclear plants in Uzbekistan will be resolved before the end of 2019.