Tuesday, 24, April, 2018

National

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius will visit Uzbekistan in May, Sputnik reported. This became known following the talks between the leadership of the Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry and the Lithuanian Ambassador to Uzbekistan with residence in Moscow Remigijus Motuzas.

Uzbekistan Airways Technics will provide maintenance and repair services for Afghan aircrafts. The deal on this was reached during talks at the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Trade with Afghan Transport Minister Mohammad Hamid Tahmasi.

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov and his Kyrgyz counterpart Isakov border in a telephone conversation Sunday discussed the incident that occurred on Saturday at the Uzbek-Kyrgyz, in which Kyrgyz citizen was killed.

Bangladesh delegation, led by the State Minister of Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam arrived in Tashkent Sunday. The program of the visit includes meetings and talks in the Legislative Chamber, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, trips to Samarkand and Bukhara, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

The Kyrgyz State Border Guard Service reported Saturday of an incident on the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border, in which a Kyrgyz citizen was killed.

The University of Sejong (Republic of Korea) will open its branch in Tashkent from the new academic year in September. Tashkent branch of Sojong University will offer undergraduate programs in early childhood development, advertising, public relations and tourism.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Thursday aimed at improving the system of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and enhancing of its responsibility for implementation of foreign policy and foreign economic priorities.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the State Security Service of the Republic of Uzbekistan Bill into Law Thursday, which was passed by the Legislative Chamber on March 15 and approved by the Senate on March 29. The document was published today in the Narodnoye Slovo newspaper and will take immediate effect.

Tashkent's Bainalminal (transl. International) street will be renamed to Seoul street. It will be reconstructed in the Korean style, the Tashkent deputy mayor for investment, innovations and tourism development Alisher Tilyaev said.

The Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has not backed Russia’s proposal for the joint investigation into the Salisbury attack, a diplomatic source with one of the delegations told on Wednesday.