Saturday, 15, December, 2018

National

The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev today held a telephone conversation.

The Ambassador of Uzbekistan stationed in Washington DC, Javlon Vahabov presented his credentials to the Governor-General of Canada Julie Payette, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The prominent writer Mamadali Mahmudov’s membership in the Uzbekistan Writers Union was restored on November 16, UzA said in a statement.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have signed the mutual visa recognition agreement for the Silk Road countries and 15 other accords during the first Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan Interregional Forum in Shymkent, the press service of the Kazakhstan Prime Minister said.

The Control and Legal Service under the Ministry of Public Education revealed that in the Jizzakh province more than 272 million soums were deducted from teachers’ wages to finance the local Sogdiana FC, the ministry said.

The children's multidisciplinary medical center, designed for 280 beds and 250 visits per day, is scheduled to be commissioned in 2020, the Ministry of Health said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today upon arrival in the city of Nukus familiarized himself with the completed Nukus Airport modernization project.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Karakalpakstan on Thursday morning, the presidential press service said. "Shavkat Mirziyoyev regularly visits the provinces to see how the people are living, to talk to them, and to what they have to say, familiarize himself with the socio-economic development of the provinces, solve pressing issues and identify tasks for the future," the press service said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted an Italian delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Manlio Di Stefano, the Foreign Ministry said.

The former Ambassador at Large of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry Ilkhomjon Nematov has been appointed the First Deputy Foreign Minister, replacing Botirjon Asadov, who was posted to the Uzbek Ambassador to Russia role replacing Bahrom Ashrafkhanov, who was named chairman of UzbekNeftegaz.