Monday, 19, August, 2019

National

On December 16 was held the extraordinary session of the Surkhandarya regional council of people's deputies, the President press-service said.

In accordance with the Presidential Decree, Ramatov Achilbay Jumaniyazovich has been appointed for the position of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Railways - Head of Complex on the issues of complex development of territories and public utilities sphere, transport, capital construction and building industry.

The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with the 15 Dec decree appointed Gofurdjon Mirzayev as the new khokim (governor) of Syrdarya region.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on December 15 signed a decree on appointing Shukurullo Boboyev to the position of khokim (governor) of Tashkent region.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has approved the new government formed by the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov. On December 15 the list of Deputy Prime Ministers has been posted on the government portal.

On December 14, Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the head of the Observation Mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Ambassador Peter Johann Thejler.

On December 16 the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, Alan Duncan will arrive in Uzbekistan for bilateral talks.

At the Dec. 14 joint session of Oliy Majlis the senators considered the issue of approval of candidates for the position of Prime Minister of Uzbekistan.

Senate of Oliy Majlis at its December 13 plenary session considered the issue of improvement of the activity of the upper house in the field of international relations, foreign economic links, foreign investment and tourism. Recall, on the necessity of this at a meeting on December 7 dedicated to the 24th anniversary of the Constitution, the President-elect said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Uzbekistan’s Senate at the eighth plenary session on December 13 passed the Anti-Corruption Bill which initiated by the President, the Senate’s press service said.