Tuesday, 23, January, 2018

National

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday held talks with Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster, National Security Advisor in Washington, the Ministry said in a statement.

The Prosecutor General ordered the appointment of Bakhodir Pulatov as prosecutor of the Tashkent province, the UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China Sun Lijie, who is ending hist posting in Uzbekistan, UzA said.

Uzbekistan Airways from May 24, 2018 will launch a new regular flight to Spain on route Tashkent-Barcelona-Tashkent. Flights will be operated on Thursdays on Boeing aircrafts.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s address to the Parliament marked a new era of awakening in the Uzbek society, the first deputy chair of the Senate Sodiq Safoev said at a briefing at the Legislative Chamber.

Agreement on visa-free regime with Tajikistan is expected to be signed during the visit of the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s to Tajikistan, the chairman of Tourism development committee Aziz Abdukhakimov at a press conference on Monday. According to him, the agreement was reached during the visit to Tajikistan of the Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Saturday signed a decree on spring draft for military service and dismissal to reserve of servicemen who served the one-year service in the Armed Forces.

We cannot still fully abandon the residence permit system (commonly known as propiska system) in Uzbekistan, the deputy chief of the Department for Migration and Registration of Citizenship within the Interior Ministry Ulugbek Tashkhodjaev said at a briefing at the Development Strategy Center on Jan. 12.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting of the Security Council at the Situation Center of the Academy of the Armed Forces Wednesday. It took place on the eve of the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the Uzbek Armed Forces marked on January 14. 

Military expenses in the 2018 state budget will be at 4% of the GDP, the Deputy chief of the State Budget Department of the Finance Ministry Ismonjon Mamajonov today said at the meeting of the International Press Club.