Monday, 19, August, 2019

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on celebration of Kurban Khayit (Eid al-Adha) on August 11 (Sunday), the Ministry of Justice said.

for the first time the Military Medical Relay Race is currently taking place at the Forish training ground in the Jizzakh province of Uzbekistan from August 4 to 17 as part of the Army International Army Games 2019, with military units from Armenia, Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Vietnam, Russia, Zimbabwe, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

The first meeting of the Supreme Council for Strategic Partnership, chaired by the presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkey, will be held this year in Ankara. This was announced on August 5 at the first meeting of the Joint Strategy Planning Group, chaired by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov and Turkey Mevlut Cavushoglu, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Turakurgan thermal power plant (TPP) in the Namangan province launched the first gas turbine, the Ministry of Energy said.

The Tashkent Interdistrict Economic Court ruled to cancel the agreement between the Uzbekistan government bodies and the Turkish company Demir Group for reconstruction of the former Chorsu hotel due to default by the Turkish company to perform its obligations with the set timelines, the State Assets Management Agency said.

The First Deputy Foreign Minister Ilkhom Nematov met with Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia at the Department of State Jim Kulikowski.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko adopted the Joint Statement following the bilateral talks in Minsk and oversaw the signing of 11 accords between the governments, ministries and companies of the two countries, the Uzbek presidential press service reported.

Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Belarus Alexander Lukashenko held talks today at the Independence Palace in Minsk, the Uzbek President’s press service reported.

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the start of nation-wide construction of the Great Ferghana Canal when 160 thousand peasants started digging works on the future riverline.

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov held talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as part of a working visit to Bishkek on Thursday.