Thursday, 08, December, 2022

National

Webster University (USA) is launching its academic programs in Uzbekistan, the Foreign Ministry said. As part of the visit of the Uzbek delegation including the rectors of several universities  In St. Louis, Missouri, cooperation agreements were signed with Webster University, providing for the opening of its branch in Tashkent, including the launch of the TESL ​​(Teaching English as Second Language ) program with the Uzbek State University of World Languages as of September.

Procedure for Ensuring Safety in Courts, Trials and Their Participants has been amended Saturday and now attorneys for defense are allowed to bring computers, mobile and other communication devices into courts save for closed court proceedings, Norma.uz reported.

The State Security Service (DXX) of Uzbekistan arrested the first deputy mayor of Navbakhor district of Navoi province, Oybek Hayyrov red-handedly when he was taking a bribe.

Urgench airport, closed since 16 July for technical reasons, is expected to re-open on August 10, the acting Khorezm governor Farkhod Ermanov said in his Facebook page.

Over the past two and a half decades, Uzbekistan has undergone a steady demographic transition. Fertility levels and child mortality have reached low and steady levels. The country’s population, although still growing, has stabilized while remaining youthful. And the share of dependents (children under 15 years of age and people over 65 years of age) in the total population has declined over previous decades.

Starting from July 15, online registration of foreign citizens through the E-mehmon system (transl. e-guest) at www.emehmon.uz has launched in Uzbekistan. As reported earlier, by the May 29 Government’s decree, which took effect immediately, foreign nationals staying in Uzbekistan hotels, medical institutions and other residences shall no longer be held liable for violation of temporary registration rules.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Kazakh President congratulated Shavkat Mirziyoyev on his birthday, the Kazakh presidential press service reported.

The newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to the Sultanate of Oman Anvar Abdukhalimov left Tashkent for Muscat, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Police found US$ 1 million in cash in the household coffer of the ex-governor of Samarkand province Turobjon Juraev, local media reported.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Erlan Abdyldaev in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul province, Kyrgyz Republic, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan held the second stage of joint tactical and special exercises at Forish training center, Djizzakh province, Uzbekistan, the Kazakh Ministry of Defense said.

Today, Tashkent hosted the regular meeting of the Working Group on Security between the Central Asian states and USA in the C5 + 1 format, which was attended by the officials of all the countries of Central Asia and the United States of America, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

According to announced schedules, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan in August, Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to the USA on July 24-27, 2018, the minsitry said in a statement.

Police officers in Boz district of Andijan province during night patrol detained young people who were walking in the streets after 22:00. As reported by one of the victims, a group of young people were heading home after playing football, when they were stopped by police patrol bus, who dragged all of them to the police department for identification. There, according to the victim, they were interrogated on why they were walking on the street late, Repost.uz reported.

Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Dilshod Akhatov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Uzbekistan Leonid Marinich.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today signed a Measures to Develop Nuclear Power in Uzbekistan Decree creating UzAtom, the Uzbek Agency for Nuclear Energy under the Cabinet of Ministers. 

Shavkat Rakhmatov has been appointed as acting prosecutor of the Tashkent province, replacing Bakhodir Pulatov who became the governor of Surkhandarya province, the Prosecutor General's Office reported.

Siemens plans to build the first wind farm in Uzbekistan under the public-private partnership terms, Shukhrat Sheraliyev, deputy chairman of UzbekEnergo said.

Shohruh Mamajanov, 34, has been appointed as the mayor of Tashkent’s Bektemir district, the Tashkent city mayor’s office told The Tashkent Times.