Friday, 22, February, 2019

National

On February 4, the Uzbekistan delegation, including Deputy PM Tanzila Narbayeva, Minister of Employment Sherzod Kudbiyev and Chairman of the UzTekstilSanoat Ilkhom Khaidarov met with World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, Cyril Muller in Washington, the Foreign Ministry said.

On February 6th 2019, Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) welcomed the participants of the National Round of Philip Jessup International Competitions for the second time.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Approval of the Concept of Holding of Population Census in 2022 in Uzbekistan Decree Tuesday. The last census in Uzbekistan was held in 1989.

The President Mirziyoyev issued a decree allowing the sale of locally produced beer and wine in regular stores, hotels and caterers. "The sale of beers and wines of domestic production can be sold by all retailers, hotels and caterers without license," the decree says.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov on Tuesday hosted the visiting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General/Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Tadamichi Yamamoto, the foreign ministry said.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) workshop  started today in Tashkent attended by the officials of Uzatom Agency and Rosatom Corporation, as well as other Uzbek officials. The workshop will last through February 6.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree appointing Ochilboy Ramatov as the First Deputy Prime Minister and the head of newly created Ministry of Transport.

Uzbek Deputy Foreign Minister Dilshod Akhatov met with the Polish Under Secretary for Security Policy, Minister Bartosz Cichocki, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Tashkent Technical University and Belarusian National Technical University will set up a joint technopark in Tashkent.

On January 30, 2019, the Uzbek Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources held talks through video conferencing with senior officials of the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.