Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

National

Elbek Shukurov has been appointed Tashkent city deputy mayor in charge of youth policy, social development and spiritual-enlightenment activities, replacing Shukhrat Bakiyev, who had served in this position since 2017, the mayor’s office said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree appointing Shukhrat Sodiqov, the former chief of the National Project Management Agency (NPMA), as the new Minister for IT Development to replace Azim Ahmedkhadzhayev, the ministry said.

Cargo convoy today crossed the Uzbek-Tajik border carrying manpower, materials and special equipment intended for construction of a medical complex in Tajikistan. The project has been entrusted to the Uzbekneftegaz, the company said.

Customs officers at the Uzbekistan airports will get new uniforms, the Customs Committee told The Tashkent Times. Now the military ranks will be placed on the breastplate metal plates, with shoulder straps to be removed.

The deputy chief of the Tourism development Committee U. Qosimhodjaev met with the owner of the South Korean Triple Crown Group Chong Kyong-sik, the committee said.

The Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan signed the Military Cooperation Plan for 2018 Tuesday, the Uzbek Defense Ministry said.

On 8 August 2018, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan facilitated a meeting of the Local Education Group (LEG), convened by the Ministry of Public Education, Chair of LEG. The LEG consists of the various Ministries of Education and other allied Ministries, as well as International Development Partners’ Group.

Saidakbarhon Akbarov, 23, has been appointed as acting vice-chairman of the Tourism Development Committee, the committee said.

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture today launched a demonstration apple orchard at the Ministry’s Agroinnovation Center. The U.S. Charge d’Affairs ad interim in Uzbekistan Lesslie Viguerie joined Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture Head of Investments and Monitoring Department Abdumalik Namazov at the Launch Ceremony.

Ravshan Gulyamov left the post of chairman of the Committee for assistance to privatized enterprises and competition development, the committee said.