Tuesday, 28, November, 2023


President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Beijing on October 17-18 on a working visit to attend the third One Belt, One Road Forum, the presidential press service said.

Uzbekistan has allowed access to railway station buildings without an identity document. The Ministry of Transport announced this on October 12, citing the Cabinet's Apr. 17, 2023 resolution.

Today, on October 13, on the sidelines of the CIS summit in Bishkek, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.

The Tashkent city mayor’s office signed a framework agreement with the Chinese BYD on purchase of 2 thousand BYD K9UD eBus electric buses.

During the 2023 World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Morocco, the government of Uzbekistan and the World Bank signed an agreement to allocate $46.25 million for financing the Innovative Carbon Resource Application for Energy Transition Project (iCRAFT). These funds will help implement a project supporting the country’s clean energy transition, energy efficiency, and energy subsidy reforms.

The Czech Republic is interested in Uzbekistan's uranium and copper, and in return can offer technology and mining equipment, the Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala said, welcoming the Uzbekistan Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov. The visit of the head of the government of Uzbekistan to the Czech Republic took place on October 10-11.

The European Union and UNDP extend collaboration to expand opportunities for Afghan citizen’s livelihoods in Termez Surkhandarya, Uzbekistan.

First Deputy Transport Minister Mamanbiy Omarov met with executives of the Asian Development Bank and discussed the financing under the E-Program of the Green Climate Fund.

Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov, by his Oct. 10 resolution, approved the updated Rules for Carriage on Tashkent metro, the Ministry of Justice said on Thursday.

On October 11, Uzbekistan Railways and Czech Škoda Group signed a purchase contract for 30 electric trains worth of 320 million euros. The signing ceremony as part of the Uzbek-Czech Business Forum was attended by the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov and the Minister of Transport Ilkhom Mahkamov.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will make a working visit to Bishkek on October 13 to attend the next Summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the presidential press service said.

As part of the railway transport sector reforms program for 2023-2026, Uzbekistan plans to purchase electric trains from South Korean Hyundai Rotem. This is provided for by the Oct. 10 presidential decree.

Rural women, constituting a significant part of the global agricultural workforce, play a vital role in agricultural production, food security, and nutrition.

Uzbekistan has designated Sudochye lake system as a Wetland of International Importance. This “Ramsar Site” (no.2522 on the List of Wetlands of International Importance) was once a bay of the Aral Sea, which was the fourth-largest lake in the world around 1960. It became separate as the Sea’s water level decreased; the water level of the Site is maintained by the Amudarya River and irrigation canals. 

The Ministry of Ecology, Environmental Protection and Climate Change, together with the Academy of Sciences, submitted to the government in September a draft document on improving the Tashkent Botanical Garden named after Academician F. Rusanov.

Uzbekistan Railways (UR) will be split into several entities before the year-end. This is provided for by the president’s Oct. 10 decree on reforming the railway transport sector, the Ministry of Justice said.

The Brazilian government is exploring the perspectives of opening an embassy in Tashkent. This was discussed at a meeting between the Uzbek Ambassador to the US, Furqat Sidiqov and the Ambassador of Brazil to the United States Maria Viotti in Washington on October 5, Dunyo news agency reports.

Photos showing that a car license plate was sold in Uzbekistan for nearly 900 million soums, or US$ 75 thousand surfaced on social networks, breaking the record of May 2022 when 50 777 ZZZ plate was sold for 669,600,000 soums, or US$ 65 thousand.

On October 10, Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov leading a government delegation met with the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala at the Czech Government House.

Today on October 10, Uzbekistan sent almost 100 tons of humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan affected by the earthquake, the press service of the Ministry of Transport said.