Friday, 29, September, 2023


The regional program for rational use of water resources will open a new stage in the cooperation of Central Asian countries on the joint use of transboundary water resources and help them to jointly implement water and energy projects, the Uzbekistan Minister of Water Resources (MWR), Shavkat Hamroev told today at a press briefing.

Today, at 11:40 AM the roof of power unit No. 4 of the Yangi-Angren Thermal Power Plant (TPP) took fire after the unit was shut down with an aim to eliminate leaks in the boiler, the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

Today, a briefing was held at the Kashkadarya police department on the circumstances of the death of a citizen, who had been takent to the Chirakchi district police department, which caused public outcry.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today laid flowers at the monument to Islam Karimov on his birthday. In the ceremony were present the late president’s widow Tatyana Karimova, officials of the Presidential Administration, members of parliament and government, scientists and cultural figures, intelligentsia and the public.

The Ministry of Energy and Gazprom yesterday discussed the implementation of Jel field development project under the production sharing agreement (PSA) terms, as well as cooperation in the field of standardization and modernization of gas mains, the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.

Uzbekistan and the European Union will step up negotiations in 2020 on the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA), which will replace the partnership and cooperation agreement that has been in force since 1999, the Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is planning to visit Kazakhstan, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov announced at a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart, Mukhtar Tleuberdy in Berlin on Tuesday.

On January 28 was held a seminar on the Perspectives for Development of Uzbekistan’s Education System: Problems and Solutions.

On January 28, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree creating Tashkent Pharma Park, an “innovative scientific and production pharmaceutical cluster” in Kibray district of Tashkent province.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev criticized the state of affairs in the Uzbek civil aviation at a meeting dedicated to the development of the transport system, the presidential press service said in a statement.

As of February 2020, Uzbekistan citizens will need to pay a fee of €80 instead of €60 as they did so far, when applying for a Schengen Visa from Uzbekistan.

Young potential leaders aged from 20 to 29 will for 10 days occupy the posts of mayors of Andijan province cities and districts, as well as deputy governors of the provincial administration, the Andijan’s governor, Shukhrat Abdurakhmanov announced at Jan 27 local government meeting, the governor’s office said.

Delegation of Cotton Campaign global coalition will be visiting in Uzbekistan from January 29 to February 6, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The daughter of the former Uzbekistan dictator is set to lose her vast property empire as anti-corruption investigators attempt to seize her assets, Daily Mail reported. 

Uzbekistan population as of January 1, 2020 topped to 33.9 million people, increasing by 650.3 thousand, or 2%.year-to-year, the State Committee on Statistics said in a report.

On January 23, at 1:50 AM in Chirakchi’s Langar village in Kashkadarya province, the 32-year-old Yu.A. died in the local police department.

The Government of Uzbekistan and the World Bank signed today an advisory services agreement for modernizing the country’s civil aviation sector. This is the second such agreement, following-up on a previously signed agreement which was completed in August 2019.

Uzbekistan government delegation led by the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Germany on January 27-30.

India has offered a US$ 40 million soft line of credit to Uzbekistan for purchasing military equipment, the India Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Sri Santosh Jah said.

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to UK, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from January 29 to February 4.