Monday, 19, August, 2019

National

Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of India, Santosh Jha, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said.

The early morning breeze in the old part of the town carries music playing at a nearby café, attracting passersby. The strays of sun gently warm the street, although in the shade the cold still bites the skin. Among the sightseeing backpackers, the petite girl shows up at the half-filled pond in the town center.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev wıll pay an official visit to Belarus from July 31 to August 1. This was by the Uzbek Ambassador to Belarus Nosirjon Yusupov announced at a briefin.

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today held a telephone conversation with the UAE Deputy PM/Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the presidential press service said.

The European Union (EU) provides a €2 million grant towards a UNDP programme that will enable Afghan women to graduate from universities in neighbouring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan’s Permanent Representative at the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva, Ulugbek Lapasov, met yesterday with Roberto Azavedo, Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Foreign Ministry said.

Ossetia-born Uzbek super heavyweight wrestler Artur Taymazov became the second athlete to be stripped of gold medals from multiple Olympics for doping, losing his London 2012 title two years after giving up his Beijing 2008 crown.

Rehabilitation work to clean up Soviet-era uranium sites at seven facilities in Central Asia is slated to begin later this year with €85 million in financing from the European Union (EU).

The Senate Chairman Tanzila Narbaeva met with the Russian Ambassador to Uzbekistan Vladimir Tyurdenev and discussed the ways to further strengthen inter-parliamentary cooperation, including within the framework of international parliamentary bodies.

Uzbekistan plans to increase GDP per capita from US$ 1,532 in 2018 up to US$ 4,550 in 2030, the Ministry of Economy and Industry said in analytical report.