In line with the Uzbekistan Election Law starting from 00:00 AM on December 3 the pre-election campaign shall be stopped and the Day of silence shall come into force, thus today and tomorrow which is the polling day, it is prohibited to hold campaigning in media and through other forms of advertising.
Frederick Starr, the chairman of the Institute of Central Asia and the Caucasus at Johns Hopkins University (USA), is currently in Uzbekistan among many international observers for presidential elections to be held on December 4.
On December 1, the Director of the Political Department of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Ali Abolhassani Shahreza arrived in Tashkent to perform his duties as the head of the OIC observation mission in the upcoming Presidential election.
On December 1, the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the CIS, Sergey Lebedev arrived in Tashkent, a statement of the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan said.
On December 1 the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Turkish Ambassador H.E. Namık Güner Erpul, who is wrapping up his diplomatic posting in Uzbekistan, a statement of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
The Secretary-General of the World Association of Electoral Bodies (WAED), Kim Young-hee arrived in Tashkent, the press service of the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan said.
On November 30, Uzbekistan delegation headed by the deputy chief of the National Air Safety Supervision Agency, Oleg Lim paid a working visit to Dushanbe. The delegation also included representatives of the Uzbekistan Airways airline company.
On November 30, the Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Rashid Alimov, who arrived in our country as the head of the SCO Mission for observing the Uzbekistan Presidential elections to be held on December 4.
The defense ministers of Uzbekistan and Russia, Kabul Berdiyev and Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday in Moscow signed a Treaty on the development of military-technical cooperation and the Cooperation Plan between the defense ministries for 2017, a statement on the website of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation said.
The Tashkent city administration announced that the travel on public transport (buses and underground) will be free on the Presidential election day on 4 December, with the service starting at 5:00 AM.