Monday, 18, June, 2018

National

Director of Iftikhor football club Ahror Ergashev and the coach Nodir Kuziboev are banned for life from all football-related activities, the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev today visited several ongoing projects in Tashkent, among which multifunctional ice complex Khumo Arena, which is being built at the intersection of Afrosiyob and Beshyogoch streets.

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov met his Tajik counterpart Kohir Rasulzoda in Dushanbe on the margins of the CIS heads of governments meeting yesterday, Asia Plus reported.

By the May 29 Government’s decree, foreign nationals staying in Uzbekistan hotels, medical institutions and other residences shall no longer be held liable for violation of temporary registration rules.

As it was reported earlier President Shavkat Mirziyoev is expected to visit France this summer. Although the level of cooperation had been modest between Uzbekistan and France during the last quarter of century, the president Mirziyoyev’s visit will be a good opportunity to bolster the ties, in terms of opening new horizons for co-operation and strategic partnerships between the two countries, thus providing more fruitful opportunities and mutual benefits for them especially in the economic, financial, investment and security sectors.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree yesterday creating a new system for recruiting of senior civil service executives through competitive exams.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today received the visiting Director General of the State Nuclear Energy Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrovin Moscow. Abdulaziz Kamilov is in Russia on a working visit to attend the International Think Tank Summit «Primakov Readings».

The overall Human Rights situation in the Country has followed a positive trajectory following the election of President Mirziyoyev. As part of their ambitious reform programme, the leadership of Uzbekistan have undertaken significant efforts to improve Uzbekistan's Human Rights record, declaring 2017 "Year of dialogue with the people and human interests in Uzbekistan", the EU Human Rights Report 2017 said.

Uzbekistan Airways announced it will cut prices for Tashkent-New York flight for the period from June 3 to September 8 on economy class.