Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

National

One deputy principal and a driver in the Dangara district of the Ferghana province died in a traffic accident when they were heading to the provincial governor’s meeting to attend the overnight local government meeting. The accident occurred on September 29, at about 11 AM local time on the section of the A-373 highway passing through the city of Kokand.

The Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS), Baghdad Amreev will be visiting Uzbekistan from October 3 to 6, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Ferghana province governor has been given three months' probation by the Senate after rudely lambasting Muslim women's head scarves and the long, bushy beards many men wear, saying they promote Islamic extremism.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued resolution on September 30 on additional measures for tapping and development of the tourism potential of Samarkand province. Which interalia provides for increase the number of Samarkand bound charter and regular flights.

A meeting was held at the headquarters of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels between the Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to the alliance, Dilyor Hakimov and the Secretary General of the Assembly, David Hobbs, the Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federal Assembly Valentina Matvienko, the presidential press service said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a visit to Russia in February 2020, the first deputy chairman of the Senate Sodiq Safoev announced at the fourth meeting of the Russian-Uzbek Business Council.

The Chair of the Federation Council of the Russia Valentina Matvienko arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit on Tuesday. At Tashkent International Airport, she was welcomed by Senate Chair Tanzila Norboeva and First Deputy Foreign Minister Ilkhom Nematov. Matvienko’s visit will last until October 3.

As participants took their seats at an international conference in Tashkent this month, an official scurrying back and forth making last-minute arrangements suddenly collapsed.
While fellow government workers carried the unconscious man away, colleagues remarked that the official had probably come under too much stress in the run-up to the event.

On September 25, 2019, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in New York, the Ministry said.