Wednesday, 22, May, 2019

National

By the end of 2016 Uzbekistan Railways is expected to buy another two high-speed electric Talgo trains of a Spanish manufacturer, the Uzbek Ministry of Economy announced. 

Uzbekistan delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister Adham Ikramov will pay, on October 26 as was previously agreed, a reciprocal visit to Osh (Kyrgyzstan), the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said. 

On October 25, Helsinki will host the next round of the Uzbek-Finnish consultations between the Foreign Ministries, MFA's press service said.

At 23:55 on Saturday UzbekNefteGaz announced that it has set common prices for gasoline for whole of Uzbekistan valid starting from Sunday, which is on average by one-third higher than the previous price.

The Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will visit Uzbekistan as part of his first visit to the Central Asian countries, October 24-29. 

The inflation rate in Uzbekistan in 9 months of this year was at 2.2%, the Economy Ministry and the Statistics Committee joint report released on Thursday said. 

The United Nations Development Programme and the National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation on human rights. 

The foreign ministers of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have noted the recent positive dynamics of bilateral relations. 

On October 18 an army helicopter Mi-171 carrying out a schedule flight crashed in the Fergana region, killing 9 people. 

The VIII Congress of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (UzLiDeP) held in Tashkent on October 19 has nominated the member of the party’s political council - Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev as the party’s presidential candidate.