Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

National

On October 10, 2019 in Ashgabat, the Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the ceremony of signing the Protocol on the exchange of letters of ratification of the Agreement between Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan on the area of ​​the junction of the State borders of the three states, signed on November 10, 2017 in Samarkand city.

A meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is taking place in Ashgabat. The leaders of the CIS countries are holding talks in a narrow format.

A team of five U.S. education experts have arrived in Uzbekistan to work with education experts from Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Public Education (MOPE) to develop reading and mathematics assessments for students in grades 2 and 4. The data from this assessment, which is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will be used to conduct a national-level survey of how well students are developing foundational skills in primary school. The survey results will provide Uzbekistan a comprehensive set of data on student outcomes that will inform strategies to improve teaching and learning so that all students have the opportunity to succeed.

The Moldovan President Igor Dodon will visit Uzbekistan in 2020, this was agreed during his meeting before the start of the CIS summit in Ashgabat with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Noi.md said.

On Thursday evening, 64 children, citizens of Uzbekistan, were returned to Tashkent on a special flight from Baghdad (Iraq), as part of the humanitarian operation Mehr-2 (“Goodness-2”), UzA reported.

Today, October 10, in Ashgabat, Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the presidential the press service said.

Starting from January 1, 2020, Uzbekistan shall abolish the customs duty waiver for the import of cars worth over US$ 40 thousand, manufactured less than two years ago. This is provided for by the Oct. 2 presidential decree.

Charter Flights Group, the operator of charter flights from Tashkent to Kyiv, was unable to launch flights between Uzbekistan and Ukraine, the company said.

The CIS Council of Foreign Ministers started its meeting in a narrow format in Ashgabat, the Turkmenistan Today said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today got acquainted with the first completed projects of the Tashkent City business distrcit- the Congress Hall and the Hilton hotel, the presidential press service said.