Saturday, 30, September, 2023


The visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Russia is planned for the second half of June 2020, the First Deputy Foreign Minister, Ilkhom Nematov said today at a news conference.

The Uzbek Defense Ministry has received the delivery of four Mi-35M attack helicopters from Russia. These helicopters are currently being stored at the Tashkent International Airport.

It is planned to move the Tashkent International Airport 30-35 km away from the city. “Currently, Tashkent International Airport is located in the heart of the city. In the future, it may be moved towards Angren or Chinoz, 30-35 kilometers away from the city, ”said Ravshan Ismailov, head of Uzbekistan Airport company.

The area of Samarkand city will be almost tripled by 2040, with Dahbed, Jomboy, Tayloq, Yangidargom and Urgut becoming Samarkand’s satellite towns, and the population topping 1.1 million. This is reflected in the Government’s draft Approval of Samarkand’s master plan until 2040 Resolution.

In Uzbekistan, this year mass production will be launched of military uniforms and new caliber bullets, State Committee for Defense Industry said in a statement.

The Silk Visa project, an EU-style visa-free travel zone, allowing bearers to move freely between participating nations may be launched before 2021, said Aziz Abdukhakimov, deputy PM/chairman of the Tourism Development Committee at a news conference Wednesday.

On February 11, 2020, the First Deputy Foreign Minister, Ilkhom Nematov met with the chief of the Representative Office of the German Economy in Central Asia, Hovsep Voskanyan, the ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday held a telephone conversation took place between the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.

The Minister of Transport, Elyor Ganiev briefed about measures taken to boost Uzbekistan's attractiveness for foreign airlines.

Uzbekistan airports will be handed over for management only following tenders , the new Minister of Transport Elyor Ganiev, today said at a news conference.

On February 19-20, Tashkent's Uzexpocenter will host an international aviation forum - Uzbekistan Airports, Aviation & Logistics Forum (UAALF-2020), organized by the Tourism Development Committee and the Ministry of Transport.

The Government of Uzbekistan will re-qualify some classified information, this is provided for by the draft 2020 State Program.

It is planned to draft Counterintelligence Bill and External Intelligence Bill; it follows from the draft 2020 State Program. The State Security Service (SSS) will be entasked to prepare the bills, along with the relevant ministries and departments.

Starting from April 1, residents of other provinces could no longer be required to have local residence inscription (propiska) to buy real estate in Tashkent city and the Tashkent province. This is provided for the draft 2020 State Program.

The Development Strategy Center presented the draft 2020 State Program for public input. The discussion will last through February 20.

By the Feb 10 Presidential Decree, Abduhalim Kholmakhmatov has been appointed First Deputy Prosecutor General, the General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

Steps are being taken to declassify historical archives until 1917 stored in the state archives, and a secret program has been developed together with the State Security Service.

Belarusian Belavia plans to launch regular flights to Tashkent in 2020, Artyom Sikorsky, director of the Aviation Department of the Belarusian Ministry of Transport and Communications, said told the Nedelya program on STV.

Hans Kluge, the new director of the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe, will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on February 11–12, the WHO country office said.

Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov today in Baku met with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council).