Tuesday, 23, January, 2018

National

Mayor of Saykhnabad district in Syrdarya province Nosirjon Egamberdiev, who was filmed beating school principals, resigned, the mayor’s office reported. He served in this position since October 2016.

Tourism safety offices have been established within police departments of Bukhara, Samarkand, Khorezm and Kashkadarya provinces, press secretary to the Interior Minister Kutbiddin Burkhonov told UzA.

Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov will pay an official visit to Dushanbe from January 10-11, where he will hold talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and Tajik PM Kokhir Rasulzoda.

On Dec. 5 in Yangiyul city of Tashkent province President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a speech in the meeting of local deputies' council:

"In Yangiyul city we will build  a total of 12 7-storey houses this year alone. Do you believe this money came from the sky? You probably saw, 7-storey affordable houses in Surkhandarya and Karakalpakstan on television, they did not fall from heaven. One should find money to be able to build quality houses and sell them through transparent process  to those who need."

Shavkat Mirziyoyev during the Jan. 5 extraordinary session of Tashkent province Council of People's Deputies, ordered the Prosecutor General and the Interior Minister to sack the provincial regional prosecutor and the chief of police.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Friday appointing Gulomjon Ibragimov as the Tashkent province governor.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday visited the Zangiata district in Tashkent province, the President’s press service reported.

The State Department on Thursday unveiled its list of countries designated as the worst offenders against religious liberty. The countries of Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan were labeled as “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC) in the State Department’s report. The 10 countries on the CPC list are unchanged from last year.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the Ambassadors of the Central Asian countries, the ministry reported.

January 1, 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic. On the occasion of the auspicious date the two leaders exchanged congratulatory messages.