Wednesday, 30, November, 2022

National

A court ordered Andijan city mayor Dilmurod Rahmatullaev to pay 30 minimum wages (MW), 5.167 million soums (US$ 638) for insulting heads of educational institutions with obscene words on October 16 during the Andijan city authorities meeting, the General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

66 out of 133 patrol and road posts (checkpoints) in Uzbekistan’s highways linking provinces will be liquidated, the Interior Minister Pulat Bobodjonov told UzA.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in congratulations message on the anniversary, called his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev Uzbekistan’s closest friend.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Minister for emergency situations Rustam Juraev visited the National Center for emergency situations management (NCESM).

Shavkat Mirziyoyev familiariazed himself with the improved project of Tashkent City business district that will be located on 80 ha between Alisher Navoi, Almazar, Islam Karimov and Furqat streets, the President’s press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a visit to Moscow (Russia) next week to attend the informal meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 26 December 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today delivered the first ever address to the parliament. The address lasted 4 hours (from 10:25 to 14:25) and was broadcast live on Uzbekistan 24.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev yesterday hosted State Advisor to President of Uzbekistan Rustam Kamilov. President Ilham Aliyev thanked Uzbekistan for attending with a high-level delegation the 2017- Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue conference in Baku. The head of state stressed the importance of the fact that brotherly Uzbekistan also hosted a conference as part of the “Year of Islamic Solidarity”, the press service of the President of Azerbaijan said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his today’s address to the parliament proposed to declare the year 2018 in Uzbekistan as the Year of Proactive Entrepreneurship, Innovative Ideas and Technologies.

Uzbek government delegation led by Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday paid a working visit to Afghanistan, the ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan is preparing solutions to introduce visa-free regime for the citizens of Japan, South Korea and Singapore, and plans to launch an e-visa system, the Deputy foreign minister Gayrat Fazilov said at the 13th plenary session of the Senate Thursday.

Uzbek Senate yesterday passed the  Accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town, November 16, 2001) and to the Protocol on Aviation Equipment to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town, 16 November 2001) Bill.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Defense Minister of China and the State Councilor, Chang Wanquan, the President’s press service reported.

Uzbek Senate, at its plenary meeting on Wednesday, passed the Uzbekistan’s Defense Doctrine Bill, which envisages the creation of its own military-industrial complex, as well as the improvement of the organizational structure of the Uzbek Armed Forces.

The state-owned Kyrgyz Railways has agreed with the Uzbek and Kazakh railway companies to launch once-a-week train service between Tashkent and Baliqchi (Issyq Kul, Kyrgyzstan) in summer 2018 to be operated by Uzbekistan Railways, the company said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump over the phone Tuesday, the Uzbek president’s  press service said in a statement. The conversation took place on the initiative of the American side.

Uzbekistan Airways announced flights have resumed at Tashkent’s Islam Karimov Ariport, closed today in the morning due to dense fog. Flights from Istanbul, Minsk, St. Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Bishkek and Rome were disrupted Due to weather. The flights were diverted to Samarkand and Navoi airports. The flights from Paris and London were also diverted to reserve airports, as well as a Turkish Airlines flight.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting president of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Serdar Çam, the President’s press service said.

Bobur Azizov has been appointed as head of the State Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry, the ministry said.

The methods used in Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published by Transparency International are not fully transparent and the index itself does not reflect the whole picture of Uzbekistan, Evgeny Kolenko, acting chief of the Higher Course of the Uzbekistan’s Prosecutor General's Office said Monday.