Saturday, 15, December, 2018

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree appointed Bahodir Nizomov as Deputy Minister of Health, the ministry said.

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan with an interagency delegation from December 2 – 20, the U.S. Department of State said.

The Embassy of Turkey took over the authority from the Embassy of Latvia to establish ties between NATO and Uzbekistan for the period 2019-2020.

On December 6 President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the informal meeting of the heads of the CIS member states in St. Petersburg, where the presidents will set out the main activities of the Commonwealth for 2019, the Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted Yevgeny Sysoev, who is ending his three-year posting as the director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Antiterrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO), Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan delegation headed by the Director General of the UzAtom Agency Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov visited Ukraine with the aim of familiarizing with the Ukrainian experience in the field of nuclear energy. UzAtom Agency said.

Deputies of the lower house of parliament considered several draft bills on Uzbekistan’s joining to the major international copyright protection treaties.

The Special Representative of the Uzbek President for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev met with, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy Alan Meltzer, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan, a major importer of Ukrainian white sugar, has suspended imports from the country, Ukraine’s sugar union Ukrtsukor said on Friday. According to the Association, Uzbekistan-bound sugar rae not being unloaded and is not undergoing customs clear. This situation was cuased with the ban on accepting goods from Ukraine, the statement says.

The Uzbek Ambassador stationed in Ankara, Alisher Agzamhodjaev, presented his credentials to the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev.