Monday, 27, June, 2022

National

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.

Prominent Uzbek writer Nurullo Otakhonov (pseudonym Nurullo Muhammad Raufhon), who was arrested on September 27 after arriving from Turkey, was released on Sunday. The writer’s son Fayzullahon Otakhonov also confirmed this information on his Facebook page.

Ahmed Shaheed, special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief of the UN Human Rights Council, will pay a visit to Uzbekistan on October 2-12, UzA reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday received the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, UzA said. Shavkat Mirziyoyev underscored that the arrival of the head of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) in Uzbekistan is a landmark event in strengthening the traditionally close and friendly ties between the two countries and peoples.

President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said at a meeting of the International Press Club on Friday.

Uzbek writer Nurullo Otakhonov was arrested at Islam Karimov airport when he was returning from Turkey on suspicion of promoting extremist ideas in his These Days novel.

From September 21-27, Batken (Kyrgyzstan) hosted the next meeting of working groups of the Governmental delegations of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan on delimitation and demarcation of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz State Border, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbek Foreign Ministry yesterday hosted a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel Eduard Shapira, the Foreign ministry said.

The sides reportedly discussed the topical issues of the Uzbek-Israeli agenda and exchanged views on international and regional issues.

The ambassador was briefed on the initiatives put forward by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his General Debate address at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed an order Wednesday “On measures to further strengthen and develop cooperation with the United Nations and its bodies, international financial institutions and other foreign partners."

Delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church led by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill will visit Uzbekistan, UzA  said referring to the Committee on Religious Affairs.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany Gunther Overfield. The Ambassador presented the copies of his credentials to the Minister, Foreign Ministry reported.

The Kibray district police prevented an attempt to sell a child, after it received a call stating that a woman in Kibray district was trying to sell her child to strangers for $ 1000.

Over 160 people in Romitan district in Bukhara province got food poisoning at a wedding, with 94 people admitted to the hospital, the Uzbek Health Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Tuesday the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, Chung Sye-kyun.

On 26-27 September, experts and professionals from the EU and Uzbekistan in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education & Training meet in Tashkent to discuss Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) and National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF).

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Monday the President of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, UzA said.

First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Senate, Sodiq Safoyev hosted a UK delegation led by the Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Simon McDonald.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the Russian Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev, who arrived in Tashkent on the instruction of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, UzA said.

The United States Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela L. Spratlen, today toured Kashkadarya Regional Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital in Kitab District, Kashkadarya, Uzbekistan. This is the second time Ambassador Spratlen’s has visited a TB healthcare facility in this region in the last six months. She was last here on March 24 to observe World TB Day at the Regional TB Dispensary in Karshi.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, during his recent visit to the United States, proposed to hold the Asian Forum on Human Rights in Samarkand, the director of the National Center for Human Rights Akmal Saidov said at the meeting of the International Press Club on Friday.