President of Uzbekistan by his 9 August Resolution has approved the accords with the State of Kuwait signed on February 8, 2017:
Bakhtiyor Sayfullaev has been appointed as Culture minister of Uzbekistan, replacing Mahmud Muratov, who ran the ministry since February, 2017, a source in the government said.
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland, Olivier Chave. The Ambassador presented a copy of his credentials, the Foreign Ministry reports.
Aktam Khaitov has been appointed as Employment and labor relations minister, replacing Aziz Abdukhakimov who was appointed as chairman to Tourism Development Committee by the August 7 Presidential decree, the ministry announced in a statement.
Uzbek Foreign Ministry will on August 11 hold an international conference titled "Central Asia - Uzbekistan's top foreign policy priority" co-organized with the Information and Analytical Center for International Relations, the UNDP country office and the office of OSCE Project Co-ordinator, Uzbekistan 24 reports.
Pursuant to the instruction by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his Fergana province trip on June 22-23, the Uzbekistan Railways launched electric train service between Kokand, Margilan and Andijan, UzA reports.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today received the visiting president of the Asian Infrastructure Investments Bank (ABII), Jin Liqun, Uzbekistan 24 reported.
President of Uzbekistan issued a decree on August 7, 2017 dismissing Sharapov Anvar Kurbanovich from the position of the chairman of the Tourism development committee “due to his being appointed to another post”.
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov chaired an interagency meeting yesterday which was attended by representatives of the President’s Office, the General Prosecutor's Office, the Interior ministry, Employment and labor relations ministry, the Identity Center (passport issuing authority) within the Cabinet of Ministers, External labor migration agency and other government agencies.
The population of Uzbekistan as of July 1 stood at 32.345 million people, an increase by 224.5 thousand from 31 December 2016, or by 0.7%. The urban population is 16.353 million (or 50.6% of total population), and the rural population is 15.9 million (49.4%), the Statistics Committee announced on its website.
Shavkat Tulyaganov has been appointed as First deputy adviser to the President of Uzbekistan responsible for social and economic policy.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the National Nuclear Security Administration within the US Department of Energy (NNSA/DOE) and the Uzbekistan’s Customs Committee, following the meeting between the US Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela Spratlen and the First Deputy Chairman of the Uzbek Customs Committee, Bakhtiyar Raimov.
The visiting Political Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Special Envoy to the President of Serbia, Zoran Vujic held talks today at the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Uzbekistan.
Alisher Mustafayev has been appointed as chairman of the board of UzTransGaz, the company announced in a statement. Earlier, Alisher Mustafayev (50 years old) worked in various positions within UzbekNeftegaz, including in MubarekNeftegaz.
Today at the Uzbek Foreign Ministry were held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea Kwon Yong-woo.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting with writers, poets, filmmakers, actors, musicians and other creative people on Thursday. At the meeting large companies, agencies, banks reportedly proposed sponsorship for creative organizations.
Bobur Alikhanov has been appointed as interim chairman of the state-owned National Television and Radio Company (NTRC), replacing Khurshid Mirzahidov who was dismissed from post on the eve, the website of the Uzbekistan 24 channel reported .
The Executive Director of ISTEDOD Fund, Abdunabi Pardaev spoke about novelties introduced in the organization. So, this year it is planned to allocate over 40 billion soums for various programs.
Helena Fraser presented to the Minister the letter of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres about her appointment in Uzbekistan.
Khurshid Mirzahidov has been dismissed from the post of chairman of the state-owned Television and Radio Company (NTRC), a source in NTRC said.