Thursday, 20, June, 2019

National

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Christopher Allan, who is ending his posting in Uzbekistan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today spoke with the President-elect of Kazakhstan Kasym-Jomart Tokayev over the phone, the Uzbek President’s press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree approving the construction of Delta City Multifunctional District in another part of Tashkent.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree Friday approving the opening of the Russian Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology in Tashkent as of 2019/2020 academic year.

Grégoire Mangeat, the lawyer of the elder daughter of the late Uzbek President Islam Karimov Gulnara Karimova, posted a message on his Twitter account:

The journalist of Ozodlik, the Uzbek service of Radio Liberty, Umid Bobomatov, was deported from Uzbekistan at Tashkent airport on 4 June, he said on his Facebook page.

The Ministry of Employment responded to the message on the Sizdan Telegram (transl. Telegram From You) channel, where it was reported about the case of forced of schoolchildren to sweep roads and irrigation ditches in Guzar district of Kashkadarya province.

Benoy has released its masterplan vision for a new capital city on a vast expanse of land immediately east of Tashkent, covering an area of 20,000 hectares. As a twin to the existing capital, the city has been designed to revitalise the Old City whilst bringing renewed strength, prosperity and identity to this growing nation in Central Asia.

The BBC Uzbek service journalist Avazbek Takhirov has been accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and now is able to perform activities within Uzbekistan.

Saida Mirziyoyeva, the elder daughter of the President Mirziyoyev, posted on her Facebook page a photo on which the President of Uzbekistan is cooking pilaf.