Sunday, 21, January, 2018

National

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has addressed the Uzbek nation congratulating the people on the New Year.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed order to prepare the draft 2018 State program pursuant to Uzbekistan's Development Strategy for 2017-2021. The year 2018 has been declared the Year of Enterpreneurship, Innovative Ideas and Technologies.

A court ordered Andijan city mayor Dilmurod Rahmatullaev to pay 30 minimum wages (MW), 5.167 million soums (US$ 638) for insulting heads of educational institutions with obscene words on October 16 during the Andijan city authorities meeting, the General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

66 out of 133 patrol and road posts (checkpoints) in Uzbekistan’s highways linking provinces will be liquidated, the Interior Minister Pulat Bobodjonov told UzA.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in congratulations message on the anniversary, called his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev Uzbekistan’s closest friend.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Minister for emergency situations Rustam Juraev visited the National Center for emergency situations management (NCESM).

Shavkat Mirziyoyev familiariazed himself with the improved project of Tashkent City business district that will be located on 80 ha between Alisher Navoi, Almazar, Islam Karimov and Furqat streets, the President’s press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a visit to Moscow (Russia) next week to attend the informal meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 26 December 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today delivered the first ever address to the parliament. The address lasted 4 hours (from 10:25 to 14:25) and was broadcast live on Uzbekistan 24.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev yesterday hosted State Advisor to President of Uzbekistan Rustam Kamilov. President Ilham Aliyev thanked Uzbekistan for attending with a high-level delegation the 2017- Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue conference in Baku. The head of state stressed the importance of the fact that brotherly Uzbekistan also hosted a conference as part of the “Year of Islamic Solidarity”, the press service of the President of Azerbaijan said.