Tuesday, 16, July, 2019

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, during his recent visit to the United States, proposed to hold the Asian Forum on Human Rights in Samarkand, the director of the National Center for Human Rights Akmal Saidov said at the meeting of the International Press Club on Friday.

President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov arrived in Samarkand on Saturday, UzA said. Today, the head of Tatarstan visited the grave of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and familiarized himself with the sights and historical monuments of Samarkand.

Uzbekistan officially launched a new project “Sustainable natural resource and forest management in key mountainous areas important for globally significant biodiversity”.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences message to the President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, the Foreign Ministry said.

An urgent government meeting devoted to cotton campaign chaired by the Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov was convened yesterday late night, during which the PM demanded that the protocol decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of August 8 be enforced, a source in the government said.

Four workers of Mubarek Gas Processing Plant were poisoned with gas after a blast on Wednesday, when performing repair and cleaning works of vessel of a filter-separator at propane-butane mixture production plant due to negligence , according to the Uzbek Emergency situtations ministry.

On September 20, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov took part in an extraordinary meeting of the SCO Foreign Ministers Council in New York.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday in New York met with a group of Uzbek expatriates living in the United States, UzA reported.

Russian delegation led by Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation N. Patrushev arrived in Uzbekistan to hold consultations between the security councils at the invitation of the hosting side.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev in New York on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed the current state and prospects for advancing of Uzbek-Bulgarian relations.