Friday, 18, January, 2019

National

Relations between the European Union and the Republic of Uzbekistan have been developing steadily since its independence in 1991. The signature of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) in 1996 paved the way for a broader bilateral relationship.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Pakistani Ambassador Riaz Hussain Bukhari today, the press service of the Foreign Ministry reported.

A bus was heading from Shymkent (Kazakhstan) to Volgograd (Russian Federation) when it toppled in Kazakhstan's Akmola province today killing 9 people, all Uzbek nationals.

The President of Uzbekistan, by his resolution of June 21, 2017, approved the Framework Agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on conducting operations on Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia, signed on March 16, 2017 in Tashkent.

On June 22, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Vatican stationed in Moscow Celestino Migliore.

Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Senate Sadyk Safaev commented on frequent personnel changes in the government. In recent months we have seen a number of instances of departments being merged, abolished, split up, or newly created to better reflect the priorities of the government.

On June 21, at the Uzbek Foreign Ministry was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea Kwon Yong Woo.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in order to inspect ongoing construction works and familiarize himself with socio-economic development, the activities of schools and makhallas (neighbourhoods) departed for Ferghana province on June 22, UzA reported.

By the June 21 Presidential decree Shukhrat Atabaev has been appointed deputy chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan, the President’s press service reported.

President of Uzbekistan on June 20 signed a resolution appointing Kurbanov Mirshod Mahmudovich as Chairman of the Committee for State Reserves Management under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.