Sunday, 26, March, 2023


After the welcoming ceremony of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo. The Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Egypt Abdelfattah al-Sisi commenced talks in Cairo today, the presidential press service said.

The armies of Uzbekistan and India on Monday began a two-week military exercise in Indian state Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh with an aim to enhance operational interoperability. The fourth edition of joint military exercise 'Dustlik' (Friendship) commenced in Indian Foreign Training Node in Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand).

In January 2023, Uzbekistan’s international trade topped US$ 5 billion, recording an increase by US$ 5 1.5 billion, or by 42% compared to January 2021.

During the visit of the working group led by the Deputy Minister of Transport Abdusamat Muminov to Georgia on February 15-17, he held talks with the leadership of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Georgia’s Railways, the ports of Poti and Batumi, executives of the port's private terminal.

Uzbekistan will launch new domestic regular flights from March 1, 2023. This is stipulated in the president’s Additional measures for the development of domestic air transport in the Republic Decree.

The Kuwaiti Jazeera Airways will launch twice-a-week Kuwait to Samarkand direct flights on March 1, 2023 on Airbus A320 aircraft.Jazeera Airways launched flights to Uzbekistan in 2021. Regular passenger flights from Kuwait to Tashkent are operated three times a week - on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. From Kuwait to Namangan - on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev began the first day of his official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt with a meeting with the CEOs of major Egyptian companies.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev began the first day of his official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt with a meeting with the CEOs of major Egyptian companies.

President of Uzbekistan instructed to send humanitarian aid to the population of Syria, which suffered from earthquakes with an epicenter in Turkish Kahramanmaraş in early February, UzA reported.

Cooperation agreement with a consortium of Chinese companies Huaneng Renewables Corporation and Poly Technologies for solar PV plants with a total capacity of 2,000 MW in Jizzakh and Tashkent provinces was inked on February 20, the Ministry of Energy.

In 2022, the number of foreign citizens who came to Russia to seek jobs reached 3.47 million. This is a third, or 871 thousand people, more than a year earlier. According to the data, more than 90% of labor migrants in total came from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Kommersant reported with reference to FinExpertiza.

A thousand buses for Tashkent, due to be delivered in the spring, are being purchased from China. This is stated in the president’s Feb. 16 Measures to reform the public transport system Decree.

President Mirziyoyev signed Measures to reform the public transport system decree which inter alia stipulates the building multi-storey car parks in Tashkent.

The long-discussed introduction of flexible fares in Tashkent public transport is scheduled from 1 April. Such an instruction is contained in the president’s Feb. 16 Measures to reform the public transport system Decree.

The British Embassy in Tashkent and the mission of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed a partnership agreement to work together on projects aimed at supporting agricultural and textile small businesses in Uzbekistan. The document was signed by British Ambassador Tim Torlow and the USAID Mission Director Michaela Meredith.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay an official visit to Egypt on February 20-21, the presidential press service reported. The two leaders are expected to discuss in the political, trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian and educational areas and exchange views on the international and regional issues.

Deputy Foreign Minister Bahrom Aloev hosted the Ukrainian Ambassador Mykola Doroshenko. The parties discussed the Uzbek-Ukrainian ties in various areas and reached an agreement to continue joint efforts to boost the two-way trade and advance cultural and humanitarian relations.

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Ibrahim Abdurahmonov hosted Regional CEO of Cintana Education for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Çağrı Bağcıoğlu.

From April 1, Uzbekistan will launch the Solar House program to stimulate the installation of low-power solar panels (total power up to 50 kW) in households in the provinces. This is stipulated by the Feb. 16 presidential decree on accelerating the introduction of renewable energy sources (RES) and energy-saving technologies in 2023.

President's Envoy for Afghanistan Ismatulla Ergashev hosted the senior adviser of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Frank Remus.