Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

National

The State Security Service (DXX) of Uzbekistan arrested the first deputy mayor of Navbakhor district of Navoi province, Oybek Hayyrov red-handedly when he was taking a bribe.

Urgench airport, closed since 16 July for technical reasons, is expected to re-open on August 10, the acting Khorezm governor Farkhod Ermanov said in his Facebook page.

Over the past two and a half decades, Uzbekistan has undergone a steady demographic transition. Fertility levels and child mortality have reached low and steady levels. The country’s population, although still growing, has stabilized while remaining youthful. And the share of dependents (children under 15 years of age and people over 65 years of age) in the total population has declined over previous decades.

Starting from July 15, online registration of foreign citizens through the E-mehmon system (transl. e-guest) at www.emehmon.uz has launched in Uzbekistan. As reported earlier, by the May 29 Government’s decree, which took effect immediately, foreign nationals staying in Uzbekistan hotels, medical institutions and other residences shall no longer be held liable for violation of temporary registration rules.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Kazakh President congratulated Shavkat Mirziyoyev on his birthday, the Kazakh presidential press service reported.

The newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to the Sultanate of Oman Anvar Abdukhalimov left Tashkent for Muscat, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Police found US$ 1 million in cash in the household coffer of the ex-governor of Samarkand province Turobjon Juraev, local media reported.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Erlan Abdyldaev in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul province, Kyrgyz Republic, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan held the second stage of joint tactical and special exercises at Forish training center, Djizzakh province, Uzbekistan, the Kazakh Ministry of Defense said.

Today, Tashkent hosted the regular meeting of the Working Group on Security between the Central Asian states and USA in the C5 + 1 format, which was attended by the officials of all the countries of Central Asia and the United States of America, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.