Monday, 22, April, 2019

National

On April 16, on the margins of the XIth International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019 in Sochi, the Agreement of Intent was signed between Uzatom and Rosatom Technical Academy.

As reported earlier, President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on April 18-21, the presidential press service said.

The Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the visiting UK Minister for Europe Alan Duncan. The parties commended the enhanced bilateral ties in the political, economic, trade, investment, tourism, cultural, humanitarian and other fields.

Finnish delegation headed by Mr. M. Keynenen, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland was hosted by the leadership of the National Agency for Project Management under the President of Uzbekistan on Friday. The delegation also included the Ambassador of Finland Marya Liivala, the senior adviser to the Embassy Alexey Leppannen, the attache of the Embassy of Finland Irina Ambrosin, as well as executives of Kaukointernational Ltd and other companies.

The Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Rusatom Healthcare, and the industry-specific complex Rusatom-International Network (RIn) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the field of radiation technologies and nuclear medicine, the Uzbek Ministry of Energy said.

A French delegation led by the Secretary of State under the Minister of European and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne will visit Uzbekistan on April 16-17, 2019, as well as other Central Asian countries Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Thirteen participants from the Ministry of Internal Affairs completed a two-week training course on interdicting terrorism, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Anti-terrorism Assistance (ATA) program.  The course is designed for police officers and other law enforcement personnel to develop the latest investigative skills and approaches to thwarting terrorists and terrorist groups.

Uzbekistan Airways accepted delivery of the fourth Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which landed at the Tashkent airport, making a non-stop flight from the Boeing plant in Everett (Washington, USA), the carrier said.

A number of bilateral accords were signed following the talks between the presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev today in Tashkent.

The President Mirziyoyev held talks with the President of Kazakhstan in narrow fromat adn in particular told him that his state visit is the logical follow-up of the political dialogue that has been enhanced in recent years.