Sunday, 10, December, 2023


President Shavkat Mirziyoev in his address to the first session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis mentioned the possible accession to the Eurasian Economic Union.

The State Committee of Uzbekistan for Ecology and Environmental Protection plans to create a network of automatic air quality measurement stations across the country to include fine particles in the monitoring, the Committee said.

Eleven people including 10 Uzbek workers died when a fire ripped through a one-storey wooden shack in a remote village in the Siberian region of Tomsk, officials said on Tuesday.

The first session of the new Legislative Chamber was held today in Tashkent, in which the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev made an address. Highlights:

The National News Agency of Uzbekistan (UzA) announced the winners of its “Choice of the Year 2019” contest. The award ceremony was held on Friday at the Tashkent’s Zarafshan Concert Hall.

An Uzbek blames the death of his 27-year-old wife on doctors' negligence and a lack of basic equipment and drugs at a hospital in eastern Uzbekistan where she died two weeks after giving birth.

Blogger Nafosat Ollashukurova, who spent three months at the Khorezm Psychiatric clinic, said she had left Uzbekistan.

The candidate for the post of the prime minister, Abdulla Aripov announced the creation in 2020 of a state-owned Humo Air airline.

Uzbekistan is requesting for waivers when joining the EAEU and a migration amnesty, it became known durign the visit of the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov to Tashkent, Kommersant said.

Today, the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted a World Bank delegation led by the Vice President, Cyril Muller, the presidential press service said.

The security is one of the main components of the Uzbek-Russian partnership ties, while the military-technical cooperation is developing well between the countries, said the Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov at the MGIMO Tashkent branch inauguration ceremony in Tashkent Thursday.

Changes in the names and faces of political leaders in Central Asia have brought promises for reforms, but core human rights concerns, such as detention of critics and limits to free speech, remain urgent in all five countries, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020. The region’s new leaders should turn commitments to care about their citizens’ rights into reality.

The Information and Mass Communications Agency under the Presidential Administration published for discussion a bill providing for deleting the provision ofimprisonment from the Criminal Code for libel and slander as per the instruction of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of December.

32 blades were seized from citizens in Tashkent city during the police’s antiknife campaign on January 13 and 14.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, the presidential press service said.

For the first time Tashkent will host the World Judo Championship 2021, the Uzbek Olympic Committee said in a statement.

National human rights strategy will be adopted in Uzbekistan. The relevant draft document was prepared by the National Center for Human Rights.

The President of Uzbekistan signed the Notaries Bill into Law, the Senate said. The document was passed by the Legislative Chamber on December 9 and was approved by the upper house on December 14 and took effect after being signed today by the head of state.

The Andijan-based blogger Abdufattokh Nuritdinov was released on January 14, his lawyer Umidbek Davlatov told. According to the lawyer, as the first thing, Abdufattokh Nuritdinov went to the maternity hospital to see the newborn son and wife for the first time.

The famous Uzbek fashion designer Narimon Grigoryan was killed in his Tashkent house on January 14, the Prosecutor General's Office confirmed.