Wednesday, 22, May, 2019

National

Norway has contributed 9.5 million NOK, or 1.1 million US dollars, to become the first country to contribute to the United Nations Multi-Trust Trust Fund for Human Security for the Aral Sea region in Uzbekistan. The deal was signed on April 1 between the Government of Norway and the UN Trust Fund Office in New York, the UN Office in Uzbekistan.

The former director of Bek Tupi shopping center in the capital, Shukrillaxon Ergashev died on March 30 in remand prison No. 1 of the Main Corrections Department of the Interior Ministry (formerly Toshturma), the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan said.

Gulnara Karimova's attorney Grégoire Mangeat disclosed whereabouts of the daughter of the first president Islam Karimov on his Twitter page.

On April 3, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan will hold the sixth meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation (IGC), Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Surkhandarya province governor Bakhodir Pulatov has been fired, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

Uzbek Defense Ministry signed a contract with RosOboronExport for the supply of ten Mi-35 attack helicopters, Kommersant reported.

The Uzbek Deputy Foreign Minister Dilshod Akhatov hosted the visiting Swiss Special Water Envoy Guy Bonvin, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted a delegation of the European Union, including the Special Representative for Central Asia, Peter Burian, and the Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Roland Kobia.

On March 28, at about 7:30 AM, the corpses of four family members were found in a house in Khodzheili district of Karakalpakstan, the General Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement.

South Korea and Uzbekistan agreed Thursday to push for a joint study on forging a free trade agreement to further boost bilateral economic ties, South Korea's finance ministry said.