Tuesday, 03, October, 2023


At the talks in Astana, the First Deputy Chairman Uzbekistan Railways Kh. Rakhmetov and Managing Director for Production Processes of Kazakhstan Railway B. Urynbasarov discussed the bilteral ties.

In the cereal yield per hectare ranking by countries, Uzbekistan took 6th place. Ireland topped the ranking on 100.8 t/ha, followed by New Zealand (97.1 t/ha) and Great Britain (78.1 t/ha).

ADB has improved its economic growth forecast for Uzbekistan for the current and next years, the bank said in its September 2023 outlook. According to the forecast, the Uzbek economy will grow by 5.5% annually in the next two years. In April, the bank forecast 5 percent economic growth.

The delegation of Fergana province, led by governor Khairulla Bozorov, signed 32 documents during their visit to China, including 29 investment and trade agreements worth of $1.37 billion, the provincial governor office reported.

Mass poisoning of children occurred in Chust district of Namangan province. Users of social networks were the first to report this. Parents reported that their children were given iodine (as of this week, Uzbekistan launched a weekly program for iodization of children).

Households are provided an average of over 14 trillion soums, or $1.15 billion in from the state budget, for subsidized electricity and gas price, the Ministry of Energy said.

The Chinese Sinomach may be involved in the construction of a water pipeline from the Andijan (Kampir-Obod) reservoir to Fergana. The delegation led by the Fergana province governor, Khairulla Bozorov, previously agreed on this with the company as part of a visit to China, the press service of the provincial governor's offic said.

The draft Amendments and additions decree to the Additional measures to ensure the openness of the activities of government bodies and organizations, as well as on the effective implementation of citizens oversight Decree, prepared by the Anti-Corruption Agency, was posted for public input.

A High-Level Dialogue on Climate Change and Resilience in Central Asia kicked off in Bishkek today. The event brought together government officials from Central Asian countries, international experts and scientists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Italy, Japan, Serbia and Montenegro to discuss the crucial role of early warning systems in building resilience and mitigating climate change in Central Asia.

Cold Winter Deserts of Turan (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) and Tugay Forests of the Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve in Tajikistan are the two natural sites newly added to UNESCO World Heritage List, following the advice of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and dedicated work of national authorities and international experts that supported the nominations. Natural World Heritage sites are recognised as the most significant protected areas that provide life-supporting benefits to people and the planet.

From September 20 to 21, 2023, Mr. TATEISI Toshiaki, Director of the Information Technology Federation of Japan, held lectures on “Digital and IT Sectors Human Resource Development” as part of the Visiting Lectures Program organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

Deputy Foreign Minister Bahrom Aloev hosted the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Director for Southeast, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Manfred Profazi.

On September 20, the Mirzo-Ulugbek District Criminal Court sentenced a man who, in June, entered a residential building following a seven-year-old girl, and then, threatening her with his fist, committed lewd acts, the spokesman to the Supreme Court Aziz Abidov said.

Officers of the Customs Committee in the Tashkent province stopped the illegal carrying out of a large sum of foreign currency, the department’s press service reported.

On September 20, Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the president of the World Bank Group Ajay Banga in New York. The parties discussed increasing the bank’s expert and technical assistance in the privatization and effective governance, financing and attracting investment, including on the basis of public-private partnerships, in projects on decarbonization, alternative energy, infrastructure and communications, water supply and support for other strategic initiatives.

Uzbekistan plans to attract South Korean Sebine Technology to resume a project to produce aluminum and aluminum oxide from kaolin ores in the Tashkent province, the Ministry of Mining Industry and Geology said.

The US financial corporation Citigroup plans to open a representative office in Uzbekistan. This became known on September 20 during the talks between Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the CEO of Citibank, John Dugan in New York.

Buildings and structures at, st. Buyuk Turon, 41 and 42, Tashkent, where the publishing and printing company Sharq and UzA are located, have been put up for public auction as a single property complex, the State Asset Management Agency said.

Meeting with officials of the Lithuanian employers and recruiters organization took place at the Foreign Labor Migration Agency.

An Uzbek man, aged 40, risked his life to rescue a Korean woman, aged 69, from a blaze that broke out in a restaurant in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, Monday.