Sunday, 26, March, 2023


At a press conference on February 17 at the Tashkent International Airport, CEO of Uzbekistan Airports, Rano Juraeva summarized the past year and spoke about plans for 2023.

On February 17, 2023, U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Henick presented certificates to 25 women entrepreneurs between the ages of 25 and 40 from Fergana, Andijan and Namangan, who completed the first-ever Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Uzbekistan.  AWE provided the entrepreneurs with U.S. training to build and market their businesses and boost their confidence as they contribute to Uzbekistan’s economy.

This year, Uzbekistan plans to commission 4,300 MW total capacity renewable energy sources (RES). This is stipulated in the Feb. 16 presidential decree on accelerating the introduction of renewable energy and energy-saving technologies in 2023.

CEO of Tatneft, Nail Maganov, landed in Uzbekistan and held a meeting with the Tashkent province governor, the press service of the provincial governor office said.

Uzbekistan launches annual President’s Tech Award contest with a total prize fund of $1 million for best startups, IT Park said on Thursday.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Thursday. According to the presidential press service, the parties discussed "the ways to further advance the multifaceted cooperation and strengthening of the comprehensive strategic partnership between Uzbekistan and Russia."

1,000 new buses will be delivered to Tashkent city from China before May. 700 of them will be gas-powered, 300 will be electric buses. Currently, the French company is developing the feasibility study of the tram line from the North Station to the New Uzbekistan Park.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev ratified the Intergovernmental Treaty on Convicts Handover with Turkey. The ratification was passed by the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis in October 2022 and was approved by the Senate later in December.

Driver, 55, on GM Captiva crossover, moving in reverse in one of the courtyards of the Yunusabad district, hit a two-year-old child, who died from injuries.

Agriculture ministers of Central Asian countries held an online meeting on Wednesday and discussed the ways to enhance the efficiency and environmental friendliness of the agricultural sector, the UN News Service said.

Video conference call was organized between the representatives of the experts of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, Dunyo reported on Wednesday.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the 18th round of political consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Uzbekistan and Germany on Tuesday.

Four men were arrested on suspicion of raping a 39-year-old woman in Tashkent province, the press service of the regional police department reported.

Uzbekistan and the China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) signed a memorandum of understanding for PV plants projects with a total capacity of 2,000 MW in Kashkadarya, Bukhara and Samarkand provinces, the press service of the Ministry of Energy reported.

President’s Envoy on Afghanistan, Ismatulla Ergashev hosted the UK’s Ambassador Timothy Torlot yesterday. The parties discussed regional security, including the possible regulation of the situation in Afghanistan.

Passage of citizens, buses and cars through the border customs posts of the Syrdarya province customs department and Tashkent province customs department will be suspended from February 15, the Customs Committee said.

Today in the morning, the plane carrying the Politburo member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, head of the office of the foreign affairs commission of the CPC Central Committee and the former Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on the way to Europe, made a stop in Tashkent due to technical reasons. Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov arrived at the airport to welcome Wang Yi, Xinhua reported.

Tashkent’s Raddison Blu Hotel will host the VI Uzbekistan Guide Forum-2023 on February 21. The event is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Research Institute for the Study of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Development.

Turkey received the delivery of 170 tons of humanitarian aid from Uzbekistan, which was sent by both the government and the Uzbeks themselves, the Turkish Anadolu agency reported.

Today, on February 14, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General, Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, Natalya Gherman, who is ending her posting.