Saturday, 20, October, 2018

National

The Special Representative of the Uzbek President for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev today met with Markus Potzel, Special Representative of the Federal Government of Germany for Afghanistan and Pakistan, the foreign ministry said.

The State Secretary, Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin received from the new Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Russia, Botirjon Asadov, the copies of credentials on Monday, the Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today arrived on an official visit to Paris, the presidential press service said. This is the first visit of an Uzbek president to France in more than 20 years. The late president Karimov visited France twice - in 1993 and 1996. In April 1994, French President Francois Mitterrand visited Uzbekistan with an official visit.

Uzbekistan will launch Advice.uz website, that will give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with legal, consumer and other problems, the Ministry of Justice said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, at the invitation of the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, today left Tashkent for Paris for an official visit.

Uzbek Interior Minister, Major General Pulat Bobojonov attended the first meeting of the Interior Ministers of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in Chulpan-Ata city, the Kyrgyz Republic, the ministry said.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will visit Uzbekistan in October of this year, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has accepted the invitation of the French President Emmanuel Macron and will pay an official visit to France on October 8–9 , the presidential press service reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev By the of of October 4 decree scarpped the visa requirement for French citizens as of October 5, 2018 for a stay not exceeding 30 days, the Committee for Tourism said.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations has prepared the draft of the so-called Hydrometeorological Authority’s Innovative Development Concept for 2019-2025.