Wednesday, 29, November, 2023


The Senate at the 25th plenary meeting on Saturday amended some regulations. As per the article 49 (inviolability article of an employee of the prosecution authority of the Prosecutor's Office Law), it is the higher prosecutor decides on the liability of a prosecutor for disciplinary and administrative offenses. In the new edition, the last clause has been deleted - and now, to bring the prosecutor’s employee to administrative liability, the consent of the higher authority is not required.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has accepted the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe and will pay an official visit to Japan on December 17-20, the presidential press service said.

The Senate at the 25th plenary session on Saturday passed the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Law, the Senate press service said in a statement.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Additional measures to ensure the rule of the Constitution and law, strengthening citizen oversight and legal culture in society decree.

The Uzbek Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade, Sardor Umurzakov hosted the Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade, Reza Rahmani Wednesday.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the mayor of Nagoya city, Takashi Kawamura. Shavkat Mirziyoyev underscored the consistent development of Uzbek-Japanese friendship and strategic partnership ties, the expansion of cooperation in the political, trade, economic, investment, banking, financial, scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian areas.

Entertainment venues in Tashkent are expected to switch over to 24-hour format. This is stated in the 2020 item of the draft Action Plan for implementation of youth tourism development concept in Uzbekistan for 2020-2025.

On December 6, the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as part of the Technical Cooperation Program, approved four national projects for implementation in 2020-2021 in Uzbekistan total worth of over 1 million euros.

On December 11, 2019, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, who was in Rome on a visit, met with the Diplomatic Advisor to the Italian Prime Minister, Ambassador Pietro Benassi.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to further reduce bureaucratic barriers and introduce modern management principles in the state bodies decree.

Trilateral meeting of the heads of delegations of Uzbekistan, the U.S. and Afghanistan took place on Monday on the margins of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process 8th ministerial conference, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The UN Committee Against Torture has published its findings on the rights record of countries it examined during its latest session from 11 November to 6 December 2019: Burkina Faso, Cyprus, Latvia, Niger, Portugal and Uzbekistan.

A branch of the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University (RSPU) will open in Tashkent, the Ministry of Preschool Education said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the State Budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2020 Bill into Law. The document has handed over financing of payments, including social payments, to local budgets.

Two new toll tunnels and three toll highways are planned to be built in Uzbekistan. This is provided for by a special “road map” for 2020-2022 approved by the President Mirziyoyev Monday. 

The General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan commented on the activities of Gulnara Karimova’s Switzerland-based lawyer, Grégoire Mangeat.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the new version of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Law. According to the document, the candidacy of the Prime Minister shall be proposed by the political party, which won the largest number of seats in the Legislative Chamber, or by several political parties that win the same number of seats.

Saidbek Azimov, the representative of the secretariat of the Ombudsman said that Uzbek authorities were no longer drawing up lists of people suspected of extremist activities, the so-called black lists.

Draft presidential Improving the efficiency of tourism reforms decree, posted for public input until December 24, proposes as of July 1, 2020, to abolish the registration of foreign nationals and stateless persons who will be staying for a duration of no longer than 30 days.

On December 11-13, Uzbekistan government delegation headed by the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov will visit Italy, the Foreign Ministry said.