President Shavkat Mirziyoyev by his Feb 2 Decree has approved the National Anti-Corruption Program for 2017-2018.
A 2 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Tashkent and other cities of Uzbekistan on February 2 at 23:35, .
On February 2, President of Uzbekistan signed a decree "On additional measures to improve the mechanism of paying wages, pensions, allowances and stipends".
The International Labor Organization (ILO) says the Government of Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in its cotton industry. In a report released today, following its independent monitoring of the 2016 cotton harvest season, the ILO concludes organized child labor is now socially unacceptable in Uzbekistan and the practice has been phased out.
By the February 2, 2017 Presidential decision, Mirzakhidov Khurshid Mirsabirovich has been appointed as the Chairman of the National TV and Radio Company of Uzbekistan, a statement of the press service of Ministry for Development of IT and Communications.
On 2 February 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry were held talks with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic, Daniyar Sydykov.
On 1 February 2017, Uzbekistan and the Unites States of America held a meeting in Tashkent to share perspectives on the threat of malicious actors acquiring nuclear or other radioactive materials and to discuss their governments’ cooperation to counter that threat.
On February 2, Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Pamela Leora Spratlen.
On January 27, 2017, the President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order temporarily suspending entry into the United States for foreign nationals from seven countries.
New Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Kuwait has been appointed, a statement of the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.