Wednesday, 21, November, 2018

National

The President of Uzbekistan with his Jan 13 Decree (available on Lex.uz) approved the establishment of the National specialized engineering company, UzShahar Qurilish Invest (transl. Uz Urban Construction Invest).

As previously reported, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 20-21 visited the Republic of Karakalpakstan.

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev on January 20 arrived in Karakalpakstan to review the situation in the region, UzA reported.

On January 20, Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Peter Burian.

According to the draft Presidential decree on Uzbekistan’s Development Strategy for 2017-2021, which is currently being discussed, Uzbekistan is planing to improve the passport-visa and entry-exit systems. The relevant government bodies are required to prepare proposals on this issue in third quarter of 2017.

The President of Uzbekistan by his Jan 17 decree has appointed Shahrukh Sharahmetov as deputy chairman of the Tourism Development Committee, the committee announced.

On January 19, Uzbekistan and Russia held a round of political consultations between foreign ministries. According to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry, the delegations of the two countries exchanged views on topical issues of bilateral cooperation in the framework of the CIS.

On January 19, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey, Ahmet Başar Şen.

On January 18, at the Uzbek Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Sultanate of Oman, Mohammed bin Said bin Mohammed al-Lawati.

Prices for locally manufactured medicines and medical devices fell by 8-44% compared with January last year, the Head of Department for Quality Control of Medicines and Medical Devices of the Uzbek Ministry of Health, Habibullo Jalilov announced.