Friday, 09, December, 2022

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President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today arrived in India on a state visit, presidential press service said. President Mirziyoyev reportedly began his trip with the visit to Agra. Here Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit the world famous Taj Mahal.

The President of Uzbekistan has accepted the invitation of the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and will pay a state visit to India on September 30-October 1, 2018.

The heads of the member-states of the Commonwealth of Independent States held talks in extended format including the delegations.

The prominent Uzbek human rights activist Tolib Yoqubov, the chair of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan, returned to Uzbekistan after the 12 year-exile Thursday.

Movie to be shot about 101 Uzbeks killed in the Netherlands in 1942 to  be released in the end of 2020. The script is being written for the film -101 based on the novel by Anvar Irgashev.

The Uzbek Senate today ratified the Paris Agreement On Climate Change (Paris, December 12, 2015), which Uzbekistan signed in April 2017.

The Uzbek Senate at the 16th plenary session on Thursday passed the State Customs Service Bill in a new version. The current State Customs Service Law was adopted in 1997.

The Uzbek Senate passed the bill marking the April 5 as the Uzbekistan’s State Security Service (SSS) Day. The deputies underscored that the adoption of the law would contribute to the “enhancing of the military-patriotic, spiritual and moral training of servicemen in the spirit of patriotism, dedication to the service, instilling among servicemen and employees of the sense of professional pride, rallying personnel an boosting the effectiveness of the SSS."

First ever Hurghada-Tashkent and Sharm El Sheikh-Tashkent flights will be launched in October this year, the chief of the Tourism committee Bakhtiyor Umarov said.

The Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on October 18-19, a source in the Ministry of foreign trade told The Tashkent Times.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the Summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Dushanbe on September 27-28, 2018.

The situation in some regions and in the Central Asia in particular, increasing levels of terrorist activity require the troops to be in constant combat readiness, the Uzbek Defense Minister Abdusalom Azizov said following the joint military exercises with Tajikistan, the Defense Ministry said.

September 25 - 27, 2018 a three-day workshop will be held in Tashkent to improve the practical skills of customs and border authorities in the prevention and detection of illegal trafficking of goods and means of transport. The workshop is being facilitated by the experts of Border Management in Central Asia Programme, funded by the European Union.

Acting Samarkand province governor Erkinjon Turdimov, by his September 22 order, has forbidden the officials of the province, city and district mayor offices to drive official cars, Zarnews.uz reported.

Tolib Yoqubov, the chair of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan, is heading to Uzbekistan after a 12-year exile in France. The human rights activist, who was forced to leave Uzbekistan in 2006 for his criticism of the regime, told he had been stripped of citizenship in 2014 but had not been aware of it for some time.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will embark on his maiden state visit to India next week and a number of agreements in political and economic sectors are expected to be signed during his visit, said the Uzbek Ambassador to India Farhod Arziev on Tuesday.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Naceur Boucherit on Monday, at his request.

Tashkent’s UzExpoCenter hosted the ceremony of handing over of ambulance vehicles and minibuses from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) to Uzbekistan.

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) were said to be the leading cause of death in Uzbekistan in 2017. The circulatory system diseases accounted for 59.7% of deaths caused by NCDs, among which ischemic heart disease, arterial hypertension and their complications (myocardial infarction, cerebral stroke, etc.).

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday hosted the visiting Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Anu Teresita Gonzalez Fraga, the foreign ministry said.