Sunday, 26, March, 2023


Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a letter from US President Joseph Biden with congratulations on the occasion of the Navruz holiday, the Uzbek presidency press service said.

The Islamic Development Bank contributed $200 million for the implementation of the Sustainable Rural Development project.

On March 16, the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade hosted a ceremony of signing an agreement on further support for the activities of the UN multi-partner trust fund for human security for the Aral Sea region in Uzbekistan.

Today the Ministry of Nature Resources together with the UN Development Programme in Uzbekistan (UNDP), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) visited Surkhandarya region to review the results of the joint afforestation project "Master planning and innovative financial solutions to support the implementation of the Yashil Makon Initiative of the Republic of Uzbekistan" engaging Afghan and Uzbek residents with the goal to contribute to socio-economic development of the region.

Uzbekistan received the delivery of the second gas turbine from Japan for a 1500-megawatt thermal power plant under construction in Syrdarya province.

Memorandum of understanding was signed with China's Green & Smart Energy (GSEO) organization in Tashkent. On March 16, Deputy Tashkent Mayor Sharof Rahmonov met with Wu Jianbo, Secretary General of China Green & Smart Energy (GSEO).

25 thousand tons of Russian oil will be delivered to Uzbekistan in March via Kazakhstan. KazTransOil plans to transport 25,000 tons of Russian oil to Uzbekistan in March, Kazinform reported.

On September 14-15, Dushanbe will host the fifth Central Asia Summit and the regular meeting of the Council of Heads of the founding states of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, the Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan said.

Today on March 16, Shavkat Mirziyoyev made remarks at the extraordinary Turkic Summit in Ankara, Turkey, dedicated to helping and rebuilding the country after the devastating February earthquakes, the Uzbek presidency website said.

Criminal case has been launched against a 23-year-old Viner and his friends on suspicion of beating a man, the Prosecutor General's Office said.

Car assembling at a joint Uzbek-Kyrgyz plant in Ak-Suu village of Chuy region, is scheduled to begin in July, the Kyrgyz Deputy Minister of Economy Ainura Usenbekova said.

UzAssets investment company announced that it had reached a deal on sale of a 44.71% government’s stake in UzbekKimyoMash (Uzbek Chemical Machineries) plant with Tropidia Holding (Netherlands) for 37 billion soums ($3.2 million).

According to new data, excess heat in the EU alone amounts to 2,860 TWh/y, corresponding almost to the EU’s total energy demand for heat and hot water in residential and service sector buildings.

Today, on the sidelines of the extraordinary Turkic Summit in Ankara, the president Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán, the presidential press service said.

On March 15, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hosted Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Ankara, the Turkish presidency website said Thursday.

Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Qudratov met yesterday with Ambassador of Qatar Hasan Hamza Hashem. During the conversation, the parties tha bilateral trade-economic and investment cooperation and reviewed the progress of implementation of the agreements reached during the visit of Sardor Umurzakov, the chief of the Presidential administration to Doha in February this year.

The investment company UzAssets announced that it had reached a deal on privatization of ElektrQishloqqQrilish in Uzbekistan. The state-owned stake in 58.41% in the company is being sold to the Ural Energy Construction Company (UECC) from Russia. The buyer offered 93.2 billion soums for the asset ($8.14 million at the exchange rate of the Central Bank on March 15).

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and partners made a humanitarian appeal at a briefing in Geneva - $4.62 billion is needed to help Afghans in 2023, the UN website said.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk. The parties discussed the ways to further develop a constructive dialogue and practical cooperation between Uzbekistan and UN structures in matters of promoting interests and protecting human rights.

Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Qudratov yesterday hosted the CEO of Turkish Cengiz Enerji, Ahmet Cengiz.