Thursday, 08, December, 2022


The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture today launched a demonstration apple orchard at the Ministry’s Agroinnovation Center. The U.S. Charge d’Affairs ad interim in Uzbekistan Lesslie Viguerie joined Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture Head of Investments and Monitoring Department Abdumalik Namazov at the Launch Ceremony.

Ravshan Gulyamov left the post of chairman of the Committee for assistance to privatized enterprises and competition development, the committee said.

Urgench airport, closed since 16 July for technical reasons, will re-open on August 8, Uzbekistan Airways said in a statement.

40 strong Uzbekistan delegation including heads of ministries and departments, the Committee for Investments, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and officials of 6 provincial governor’s offices in charge of investments and innovations will be visiting New Delhi form August 6 to 8.

Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are set to sign an agreement on partnership against external aggressions during the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon's visit to Tashkent scheduled for August 17-18, Asia Plus reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the visiting Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The chief of the Main Office of Patrol-Guard Service and Public Safety Protection under the Ministry of Internal Affairs , Lieutenant-Colonel Dilshod Akramov was found dead on August 4 at approximately 9:10 am with signs of violent death in his office at Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent, the Prosecutor General's Office reported. Dilshod Akramov headed this department since July.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today met with the visiting Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Create Modern Business City Districts in Uzbekistan Decree. The "Business Cities" will be built in the districts and cities of Karakalpakstan, provinces and the Tashkent city.

As part of the visit to France, the Uzbek delegation led by Foreign Trade Minister Jamshid Khodjaev held talks with the leadership of the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the French Department of Phytosanitary and the Institute of Agronomy, Veterinary and Forestry, in order to study the ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, discuss the current state of bilateral trade relations and the ways to expand bilateral trade.

On August 2, a footage was posted on the Internet and went viral on the social networks in which shopkeepers of a market in the Beruni district of Karakalpakstan caught a guy, suspected of theft and decided to take the law into their own hands.

The Institute of Problems of Legislation and Parliamentary Studies under the Oliy Majlis and representative office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Germany) in Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of understanding.

On August 4, the Foreign Minister of India Sushma Swaraj will pay an official visit to Tashkent, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today met with his visiting Palestinian counterpart Riad Malki on August 1, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed the Countering Extremism Bill into Law. It was passed by the Legislative Chamber on June 12 and was approved by the Senate on June 28 and was published tody in Xalq So’zi newspaper.

Dilmurod Nabiyev has been appointed as new Minister of Sports replacing Shoakrom Isroilov, who was moved to another role last week, a source in the government told The Tashkent Times.

Uzbekistan Railways will raise ticket prices for Afrosiyob high-speed trains by 35% as of August 15, the company said in a statement today: 

The Prosecutor General's Office announced that the ex-chief of the Investigation Department of the National Security Service (now - the State Security Service) Oleg Vladimirovich Busygin now wanted for extortion of particularly large sums of money, the Prosecutor General's Office said in a statement.

The Uzbek Ministry of Public Education is inviting foreign investors to open private schools in the country, the ministry said.

Delegation of the State of Palestine, led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riad Malki, will arrive in Tashkent on Wednesday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.