Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

National

A new book by Shavkat Mirziyoyev, The Nation With Great Intentions Will Have A Great Life And A Prosperous Future, has been published in Uzbekistan, the UzA said.

6.2 million people Uzbeks traveled abroad in six months of 2019, by 11.3%, less compared to the last year, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

Uzbekistan could become the observer state in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), with the decision to be taken next year, said Farit Mukhametshin, deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council’s committee on international affairs, following the senators' trip to Tashkent.

Uzbekistan's trade minister reiterated his country's commitment to unified visa requirements for Central Asian nations based on a planned "Silk Visa," which is expected to increase tourism and promote regional integration.

The first digital platform of peer-reviewed scientific journals of Uzbekistan, the Uzbekistan Research Online, was launched on October 7, the press service of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education (MHSSE) said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the next meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Ashgabat on October 10-11, the presidential press service said.

On October 8, Said Rustamov, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, left Tashkent for London, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution approving the Agreement on the interaction of the customs authorities of the CIS member states in the field of protection of intellectual property rights.

The Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Saeed Matar Al-Qemzi, the Foreign Ministry said.

The blogger and English language teacher Nafosat Ollashukurova, know under penname Shabnam on Facebook, was placed to the Khorezm province Neuropsychiatric Clinic by court decision, the General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan.