Monday, 22, April, 2019

National

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Yuksalish Nationwide Movement and the Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) of Kazakhstan launched the “Partnership for Innovations” program and a new co-working center at the office of Yuksalish.  The new co-working center is a place where staff from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society institutions can meet, share information, and work together in an effort to improve civil society in Uzbekistan.

Non-residential real estate on 4.5 hectares in Tashkent province's Kumushkon area, which formerly belonged to Akbar Abdullaev, have been put up for auction, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future Mohammad Abdulla Al Gergawi, the presidential press service said.

Patokh Chodiev through his International Chodiev Foundation, will provide 40 billion soums, or US$ 4.75 mln, for the development of the Syrdarya province, the provincial governor’s office said.

At a workshop yesterday in Tashkent, scientists presented findings demonstrating the negative impacts of climate change on water quality in the Amu Darya river basin.  The research project, “Provision of Science Based Evidence on Climate Induced Water Quality Challenges in Amu Darya Basin,” was conducted by the Central Asia Regional Environmental Center (CAREC) in collaboration with West Virginia University through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program.

Special tactical drill will be held in the Jizzakh province on April 22-27 with the participation of the military of the Pakistani and Turkish armed forces, the Uzbek Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Chief staff talks were held in Yerevan as part of preparation of a Ararat-Antiterror-2019 joint drill by the relevant authorities of the CIS member states, the CIS anti-terrorism center reported.

Participants from 25 countries are attending the 15th Procurement, Integrity, Management and Openness (PRIMO) Forum that started today in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Since 2005 the event has been serving as a platform for exchanging knowledge and experiences in public procurement reform and is hosted on an annual basis by one of the states in the Europe and Central Asia region.

Ozbekiston Pochtasi (Uzbekistan Post) were held talks with the representatives of Italian Doxee S.P.A. The parties discussed the issue of phased modernization of the Uzbekistan’s postal infrastructure thorugh investment and innovation.

Uzbekistan Airways received the second of the two ordered Airbus A320 Neo aircrafts, which landed at the Tashkent airport on the evening of April 9, the carrier said in a statement. The first aircraft arrived on March 11 and is now operating on an international flight.