Monday, 27, June, 2022

National

Before the meeting of the heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which the two leaders discussed the implementation of the previously set plans.

The newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to the United States of America, Javlon Vakhabov today left Tashkent for New York, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Uzbek President’s press service reported.

Another six bilateral accords were signed on October 6, on the second day of the state visit of the Kyrgyz President  Almazbek Atambayev to Uzbekistan. As reproted earlier on the first day of the visit, the sides signed the Declaration on Strategic Partnership, Strengthening Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Trust and 12 other accords.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed a Declaration on strategic partnership, strengthening of friendship, good-neighborliness and trust between the two countries following the talks in Tashkent on Thursday.

The Central Asian Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development is finished. 32 participants from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan received certificates of successful graduation.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the President of Tajikistan on his birthday over the phone yesterday. He wished him good health, prosperity and successes, and peace and prosperity to the friendly Tajik people.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev held talks in a narrow format at Kuksaroy residence.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev visited the exhibition of industrial products of Uzbek and Kyrgyz companies at UzExpoCenter.

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev today arrived in Uzbekistan on a state visit, UzA reported. President of Kyrgyzstan and his wife were at Islam Karimov Airport welcomed by President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife.

Ferghana police detained a group of people suspected of demeaning to honor and dignity of a Fergana resident and spreading an anti-social video on the Internet, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

The Uzbek-Russian military exercises started at Forish training ground in Jizzakh province. During the drills 400 servicemen will work out searching, blocking and destroying hypothetical terrorist groups, and exchange experience in conducting special operations in the mountainous areas.

The president of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim sent a letter to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday:

Uzbek Senate at the 12th plenary meeting passed the Ratification of the Agreement between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic on the Uzbek-Kyrgyz State Border Bill. The agreement was signed in Bishkek on September 5.

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev accepted the invitation of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on 5-6 October, Uzbekistan Presidency website said.

Uzbekistan Airways announced the launch of Samarkand to Istanbul flights starting from October 30. Flights will be operated on Mondays as per the following timetable (local time):

The visiting UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Ahmed Shaheed today met with the Uzbek Interior Minister Pulat Bobodjonov and discussed issues of ensuring constitutional rights of freedom of religion of prisoners and persons in custody, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

In the first week of October, the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan and Russia will conduct joint tactical exercises at the Jizzakh's Forish training ground, UzA reported.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the visiting Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief of the UN Human Rights Council Ahmed Shaheed, the Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree Saturday creating a Ministry of Preschool Education. The ministry will include the Ministry of pre-school education of Karakalpakstan, the Tashkent city, provincial, town and district offices.