Uzbekistan Avenue in downtown Tashkent has been renamed to Islam Karimov Avenue, Tashkent mayor’s office announced today.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his March 2 message to the UN Secretary General, António Guterres on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the membership of Uzbekistan in the UN, said he intends to participate in the next session of the UN General Assembly in New York in September.
On March 2, 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador of Australia with residence in Moscow, Peter Martin Tash, the Foreign Ministry's press service said.
On March 1, 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the United Nations, Miroslav Jenča, the press service of the Ministry said.
Uzbekistan and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a memorandum of understanding, foreseeing the extension of the Country program on decent work for 2017-2020.
On February 28, 2017 the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber, Nurdinzhon Ismailov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Uzbekistan, Kwon Yong Woo.
On March 1, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador of the South African Republic (with residence in Ankara), Pule Malefane Isaac.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Tuesday received the Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Sergei Naryshkin, who arrived in our country on a working visit, a statement in Akhborot news program of Uzbekistan channel said.
The Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan, Ikhtiyor Abdullayev met with the Prosecutor General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate of P.R. of China, Mr. Cao Jianming in Beijing, the press service of the Prosecutor General said.
Uzbekistan Airways will start operating Dushanbe (Tajikistan) flights in April, the carrier’s press service said in a statement. According to the carrier's summer schedule, Duashanbe flights will be operated on A320 aircrafts on Tuesdays and Saturdays.