Sunday, 04, December, 2022

National

The initiative of the Tashkent authorities to dismantle fences around the buildings of the central office of the Uzbek Defense Ministry, the Tashkent Military District and the Air Defense and the Air Force Command and the State Museum of the Armed has been approved and now the fences are being removed, Daryo.uz reported.

UzbekNeftegaz and Gazprom have agreed to extend the production sharing agreement with respect to the Shahpakhty field development project in Uzbekistan, deputy chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee Vitaly Markelov said.

Director of the Institute of Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov may take the post of general secretary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

A two-day regional training on the implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) principles is being held in Tashkent.

Four Special Agents and Explosives Experts from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation delivered a one-week training course on Post-Blast Investigations at the General Prosecutor’s Office Training Academy in Tashkent, the US Embassy in Tashkent said in a statement.

Due to the unification of the fleet, Uzbekistan Airways (NAC) is selling aircrafts and aviation equipment, which have been decommissioned and stored, the carrier said in a statement.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to pay official visits to Uzbekistan and South Korea next week. The visits, set to take place on April 29-May 3, will focus on regional ties, while the economy is set to be the main topic on the agenda. Erdoğan, who will first go to Tashkent, will meet Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Following the talks in Kuksaroy (transl. Blue Palace) residence and the ceremony of signing bilateral accords, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made statements to the press.

Following  the Uzbek–Turkmen high-level talks in Tashkent the Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov adopted the Joint Statement and oversaw the signing of bilateral accords:

The duties of the Minister for Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan are being entrusted to the state adviser to the President, Tursinkhan Khudaibergenov, the Ministry said.

After the official welcoming ceremony of the President of Turkmenistan which take place in Kuksaroy residence, the heads of state held a tête-à-tête meeting.

At the extraordinary session of the regional council of deputies chaired by the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov on Saturday, Farhod Ermanov, former Beruni district mayor of Karakalpakstan, has been appointed interim governor of Khorezm province, who previously worked as a hokim of the neighboring.

Uzbekistan on 27.2 % ranked 117th in the 2017 Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) by Henley & Partners. QNI ranks nationalities on a scale from 0% to 100%, measures both the internal value of nationality - such as the quality of life and opportunities for personal growth - and the external value of nationality, which identifies diversity and quality of opportunities that nationalities allows us to pursue.

The Uzbek Interior Ministry reported of arresting five men suspected of obtaining of US$ 500 thousand cash by blackmail from a Kagan man in Bukhara province.

Online petitions portal, Mening Fikrim (transl. My opinion) has been launched in Uzbekistan. The idea was initiated President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who proposed to create the platform "as an advanced form of democracy" in a State of the Union last December.

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov today arrived in Tashkent on a state visit. At Islam Karimov airport, the high guest was welcomed by the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today had a telephone conversation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the presidential press service said.

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has accepted the invitation of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev an will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on April 23-24, the President’s press-secretary Komil Allamjonov said.

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a three-year joint project on “Preventing corruption through effective, accountable and transparent governance institutions in Uzbekistan.”

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday hosted the newly appointed Philippine Ambassador with the residence in Tehran, Wilfredo S. Santos, the Foreign Ministry reported.