Thursday, 08, December, 2022

National

Uzbek Deputy PM Sukhrob Kholmurodov in his opening remarks at the 11th Uzbek-Indian commission named the ways to expand trade between Uzbekistan and India.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today signed a decree on celebration of Kurban Khayit (Eid al-Adha) on August 21 (Tuesday), the Ministry of Justice said.

The first state visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to India will take place in October, the Uzbek Deputy PM Sukhrob Kholmuradov said during the 11th Uzbek-Indian intergovernmental commission Thursday.

Uzbekistan Airways announces deals for all domestic flights between 31 August to 4 September on the ocassion of the 27th anniversary of Uzbekistan's independence.

A teen couple of 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old guy allegedly committed suicide by sitting on the railway holding hands on Saturday at 2:05 AM in Surkhandarya province. They died on the spot after an electric locomotive hit them, the Prosecutor General's Office said.

The Uzbek President’s press secretary Komil Allamjonov told on his Facebook page about the program of the state visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to Uzbekistan on August 17-18.

The Uzbek-Israeli high technologies faculty will be established under the National University of Uzbekistan (NUU), the Higher Education Ministry said.

Uzbek government is preparing a decision which prescribes the hour limits during which alcohol can be sold, a source in the government told The Tashkent Times.

A delegation of the political office of the Taliban movement in Doha led by its leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai paid a working visit to Uzbekistan from August 7-10, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry.

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on August 17-18, Xalq So’zi newspaper reported. "The will undoubtedly become a landmark event in the history of Uzbek-Tajik ties and will showcase a new quality of the bilateral agenda," the report said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Thursday to introduce mandatory chess classes in 150 schools as a test.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Uzbek Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education today signed a grant agreement for 262 million Japanese yen (US$ 2.3 million).

Elbek Shukurov has been appointed Tashkent city deputy mayor in charge of youth policy, social development and spiritual-enlightenment activities, replacing Shukhrat Bakiyev, who had served in this position since 2017, the mayor’s office said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree appointing Shukhrat Sodiqov, the former chief of the National Project Management Agency (NPMA), as the new Minister for IT Development to replace Azim Ahmedkhadzhayev, the ministry said.

Cargo convoy today crossed the Uzbek-Tajik border carrying manpower, materials and special equipment intended for construction of a medical complex in Tajikistan. The project has been entrusted to the Uzbekneftegaz, the company said.

Customs officers at the Uzbekistan airports will get new uniforms, the Customs Committee told The Tashkent Times. Now the military ranks will be placed on the breastplate metal plates, with shoulder straps to be removed.

The deputy chief of the Tourism development Committee U. Qosimhodjaev met with the owner of the South Korean Triple Crown Group Chong Kyong-sik, the committee said.

The Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan signed the Military Cooperation Plan for 2018 Tuesday, the Uzbek Defense Ministry said.

On 8 August 2018, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan facilitated a meeting of the Local Education Group (LEG), convened by the Ministry of Public Education, Chair of LEG. The LEG consists of the various Ministries of Education and other allied Ministries, as well as International Development Partners’ Group.

Saidakbarhon Akbarov, 23, has been appointed as acting vice-chairman of the Tourism Development Committee, the committee said.