Uzbekistan's Cabinet of Ministers with its Jan 3 decree has created an Information and Analytical Department for comprehensive socio-economic development of territories, Norma.uz said.
On January 9, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Afghan Foreign Ministry delegation led by Deputy Minister, Hekmat Khalil Karzai.
Abolishment of visas for tourists from 27 countries arriving in Uzbekistan, which was to take effect from 1 April 2017, has been postponed until 1 January 2021. This postponement has been laid by the Dec 22 Presidential Decree.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the eve of the Day of workers of the prosecution service (celebrated for the first time this January 8) on Saturday met with a group of employees of this area, UzA said.
90 km of steel trunk at Karshi to Dehkanabad railway route were electrified on the New Year's Eve. The works were launched in September 2016, a statement of Uzbekistan Railways said.
A new senior management of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Uzbekistan has been selected at the committee’s Jan 6 General Assembly in Tashkent.
Uzbek enterprises in 2016 exported 818.5 thousand tons of fruits and vegetables, a 38.3% increase to the previous year, a statement of UzAgroEksport said.
Djovdatkhon Inagamov, who from 2015 served as chairman to Mahalla Charity Fund, has been appointed as mayor of Uchtepa district of Tashkent, the press service of Tashkent mayor said.
On January 5 the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with a group of health care leaders and doctors, UzA said. The videoconference meeting was attended by members of the government, senators, governors, heads of ministries and agencies, state and public organizations, rectors of medical schools, leaders of the health care system.
On January 5, a telephone conversation was held between the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the Acting President of the Republic of Korea Hwan Kyo-ahn at the initiative of the South Korean side, the press service of the Presidency of Uzbekistan said.