Sunday, 10, December, 2023


The Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov arrived in New Delhi on a working visit, where he met with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jayshankar, the Foreign Ministry said.

On January 10, the Minister of Justice, Ruslanbek Davletov met with representatives of Erk (Liberty) opposition party led by the Secretary General, Otanazar Oripov, the spokeswoman to the Ministry of Justice, Sevara Urinboeva said.

Etsuaki Yoshida, a Japanese expert has been appointed adviser to the Uzbek IT Development Minister, the Ministry said.

On January 14-15, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to India, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The Yunusobod extension line and the phase I of the elevated ring line will be commissioned in March this year, while the Sergeli metro line - in September. This follows from the Investment Program for 2020–2022, approved on January 9 by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

In late December, the blogger Nafosat Ollashukurova was released from the Khorezm province psychiatric clinic and returned home to Tashkent. She was forcibly kept in the clinic from September 26 to December 28. Nafosat Ollashukurova was arrested on September 23 during a live Facebook broadcast of the walk from Khorezm to Tashkent of the journalist and poet Mahmud Rajabov and his relatives for an appointment with the Minister of the Interior. On the same day, she was arrested and was sentenced to 10 days-administrative arrest. She was placed in a psychiatric clinic, after she declared hunger strike during her arrest.

The General Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Justice, with the assistance of other services, are collaborating with the relevant authorities of Switzerland, France, Russia, Latvia and other countries for the forfeiture of assets criminally obtained by Gulnara Karimova, the Prosecutor General said in a statement Saturday.

150 Ford resuscitation vehicles were handed over to the Tashkent city ambulance station, the Ministry of Health said.

Uzbekistan has been appointed chairman of the Economic and Environmental Committee of the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in 2020, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR), a think tank under the Presidential Administration presented a study evaluating the impact of Uzbekistan's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), using economic modeling and analysis methodology.

The Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov had a telephone conversation with Sergei Lavrov on Thursday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Uzbekistan ambassador to NATO, Dilyor Khakimov, on January 9 in Brussels presented his credentials to the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, the Foreign Ministry.

The military court sentenced the former diplomat Qodir Yusupov to 5.5 years in a penal colony on charges of treason against the state (Article 157 of the Criminal Code).

The Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry issued a statement expressing concern over the tensions in the Middle East. "Uzbekistan is particularly concerned about events in the Middle East, directly adjacent to Central Asia," the statement said.

The joint meetings of the Jokargy Kenes (Supreme Council) of Karakalpakstan, provincial, district and city representative bodies will be held on January 16-17, at which elections of members of the Senate will be held.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed decrees on December 9 on Uzbekistan’s joining another two CIS treaties: 

The first meeting of the Joint Uzbek-Tajik Demarcation Commission took place in Tashkent Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Foreign Minister Kamilov today hosted the new head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative Office, Yu Yu, the Foreign ministry said.

The Tashkent City Criminal Court began hearings behind closed doors on the next criminal case against Gulnara Karimova and others Wednesday, the Supreme Court said.

Mehriddin Abdullaev was appointed chairman of the board of JSC Uzbekneftegaz, replacing Bahodir Sidiqov, who was reportedly moved to another role, the company said in a statement.