Friday, 29, September, 2023


The Ministry of Energy, together with the World Bank, has begun drafting Uzbekistan’s Electric Grid Code, the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

The United States Department of State has presented a new Central Asia strategy for 2019–2025. Its publication was announced by the U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo during a recent visit to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

On February 5, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting devoted to reforming Uzbekistan’s foreign trade system, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The systematic and systemic use of child labour and forced labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton industry has come to an end, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report.

“2020 will be a breakthrough year” for the aviation industry of Uzbekistan due to the high pace of reforms, a joint statement by Uzbekistan Airways and Uzbekistan Airports said. These companies were formed in 2019 from splitting of the National Airline Uzbekistan Airways. The World Bank experts contributed to the distribution of airline and airport functions between the two companies.

In January of this year, the negotiating group on Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO, led by Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT), B. Abidov, visited Geneva (Switzerland) to discuss issues related to the organization of the 4th meeting of the working group on Uzbekistan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

On February 6, the Uzbekistan government delegation headed by the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov will attend the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Turkic Council in Baku, the Foreign Minister said in a statement.

Uzbekistan began evacuating its citizens China due to outbreak of coronavirus. Yesterday, a charter flight of Uzbekistan Airways carrying 250 passengers landed at Tashkent airport at 17:20.

In 2020, the CIS countries will step up efforts to combat crime, terrorism and ensure cyber security in the CIS countries, the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The U.S. Secretary of State and the foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopted a joint statement following the C5+1 ministerial meeting in Tashkent on Monday. The statement was circulated by the Foreign Ministry.

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Richard Pompeo.

Uzbekistan highly values the U.S. policy in Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov said at a press briefing after the talks with the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo.

Today, at Tashkent’s Hyatt Regency Hotel were held the talks behind closed doors between the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and the visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo.

The US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, who arrived in Tashkent late on February 2, tweeted about his visit to the country.

The Secretary of the U.S. Department of State, Michael Pompeo arrived yesterday in Tashkent. At the airport the high-ranking guest was welcomed by the Uzbekistan Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, the U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Daniel Rosenblum and other officials.

Control over the civil servants' expenditures matching with their incomes will be implemented in Uzbekistan, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev announced at a meeting with scientists, scholars and heads of research institutes.

Uzbekistan Airways has announced the suspension of its regular flights to China (Beijing and Urumqi) from February 4 due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

The Foreign Ministers of the Central Asian states and U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will meet in Tashkent on February 3 for the next C5+1 format meeting, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Warm and dry air mass will move to Uzbekistan from Turkmenistan in the weekend, with very warm spring like weather to reign across the most of the country. Only in the northern provinces it will be a bit cloudier by Sunday evening with likelihood of a short shower, Uzhydromet said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today visited research institutes on Olimlar (transl. - scholars) street in Tashkent, where he laid the capsule for construction of the campus for a new university - the University of Geological Sciences, the presidential press service said.