Monday, 28, November, 2022

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Police officer, Kh. Abdurakhmonov, filmed beating his 4-year-old daughter, is stripped of his paternal rights by court's decision, the spokesman to the Tashkent city prosecutor's office Bobir Dekhkonov said in a briefing in Tashkent's police department on Thursday.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Defense Minister, Major General Abdusalom Azizov today  in Baku met with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.

The chairman of the Uzbekistan’s Senate, Nigmatilla Yuldashev, and the state adviser of the President Umar Ismailov, on the instruction of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today awarded the Fidokorona Hizmatlari Uchun (transl. For Selfless Services) Order to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov “for great services in strengthening the independence of the motherland, many years of fruitful work aimed at protecting and promoting Uzbekistan's interests in the international arena“ and on the occasion of the 70th anniversary, the ministry said.

On November 13, 2017 the ILO Representative office in Tashkent hosted a meeting between officials of the ILO, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch (HRW), Uzbek Employment ministry and human rights activists of Uzbekistan.

President of Uzbekistan by his November 14 decrees appointed Salom Samadov, former deputy state adviser to the President on political and legal issues and Erkabay Tadjiev, former prosecutor of Karakalpakstan as deputy prosecutor generals, the prosecutor general's office said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today in Madrid met with the first deputy chairman of the Spanish Senate, Pedro Sanz.
According to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry, the counterparts discussed the priority areas for further advancing the Uzbek-Spanish dialogue and deepening inter-parliamentary exchanges.

A 2.5 minute footage showing a man brutally beating his 4-year-old daughter, named Mumina was aired on Uzbekistan channel's Uchburchak (transl. Triangle) program last week.

Uzbekistan Airways jointly with the National Bank of Uzbekistan (NBU) announced online ticketing service with Visa cards on company website at www.uzairways.com.

The Additional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ms. Nicola Pollitt, visited Uzbekistan from 9-11 November 2017.

A three-day regional training for trainers will start in Tashkent on 14 November 2017 aimed at document security during crossing the border. Taking into account the significant number of people moving within the Central Asia borders and crossing the region in transit, the EU is continuing to offer significant support to border security activities in Central Asia.

The Interior of Uzbekistan Major-General Pulat Bobojonov held a working meeting with his Russian counterpart General of Police Vladimir Kolokoltsev in Moscow.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay an official visit to Spain from 12 to 15 November 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

On November 10-11, 2017, the city of Samarkand hosted the International Conference on Ensuring Security and Sustainable Development in Central Asia under the auspices of the United Nations «Central Asia: Shared Past and Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity».

Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Program, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Aishe Cihan Sultanoglu visited the Samarkand City Civil Court and got acquainted with the work of the national information system legal proceedings E-SUD and the basic services, provided for citizens.

Samarkand yesterday hosted the regular meeting of the foreign ministers of the European Union - Central Asia format took place in Forumlar Majmuasi palace.

The Central Asia is a region of unique opportunities and huge untapped potential, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said in his opening remarks at "Central Asia: Shared Past and Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity conference, held in Samarkand under the auspices of the UN.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting OSCE Secretary-General Thomas Greminger, UzA said. Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Ambassador Thomas Greminger. on his appointment as Secretary General, highlighted Uzbekistan's interest in more active interaction with the OSCE, achieving mutual understanding on all matters under the OSCE’s mandate.

The visit of the OSCE Secretary General and his participation in the regional security conference in Samarkand is regarded as confirmation of the interest of the Organization towards the ongoing fundamental reforms in all araeas in Uzbekistan, including democratization, ensuring human rights, freedoms and interests, improving investment climate, and other key areas, the statement added.

Thomas Greminger highly commended Uzbekistan’s consistent and constructive steps towards strengthening ties with neighboring countries, including with Afghanistan. The distinguished guest expressed his confidence that the outcomes of the upcoming Samarkand conference, unprecedented in terms of the number of participants and representation, will make it possible to open new page of regional cooperation, strengthen mutual understanding and trust in this strategically important region.

The guest especially noted that the priority areas of Uzbekistan’s Five-Year Development Strategy are fully in line with the goals and priorities of the OSCE: security, economic-environmental and human dimensions.

The Secretary General reasserted OSCE is ready to support and readiness in Uzbekistan for long-term cooperation, exchange of experience and technical assistance for implementation of reforms.

 

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the Deputy Assistant to the President and senior director for South and Central Asia of the US National Security Council Lisa Curtis.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday met with the Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Rashid Alimov, the ministry said.

I was very glad to receive Your congratulations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Allow me to thank You and to congratulate You and the brotherly people of Uzbekistan on behalf of the Afghan people and myself on this blessed date.