Tuesday, 24, April, 2018

National

Uzbek Ambassador to China Baktiyor Saidov, who has been holding this post since last summer, has been concurrently appointed as Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Mongolia with residence in Beijing.

Uzbek Ministry of Internal Affairs hosted a meeting with visiting Chinese delegation led by Vice Minister of Public Security Li Wei. The guests were hosted by the First Deputy Interior Minister of Uzbekistan, Major-General Davron Nazarmukhamedov, the ministry said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Ratification of the Convention of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Countering Extremism Bill into law. The document was published on Wednesday in the Xalq So’zi newspaper. The bill was passed by the Legislative Chamber and was approved by the Senate in March.

The Uzbek Foreign Ministry delegation led by the Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will attend the regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

President of Uzbekistan ratified two international treaties - on the junction point of borders with Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan and on legal assistance with Afghanistan. The ratification laws were published in the Xalq So’zi newspaper.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree Monday creating the Ministry of Construction in place of the Committee for Architecture and Construction.

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan held a session of the working groups of the joint Uzbek-Turkmen inter-governmental commission on issues of delienation of the state border in Turkmenabad from March 26 to April 1, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador of Belarus Leonid Marinich, the Foreign Ministry reported.

Uzbek Foreign Ministry today hosted a meeting with the delegation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) led by the General Director William L. Swing, the ministry said.

The chairman of the Uzbek State Security Service (DXX), Ikhtiyor Abdullayev named the external and internal factors that threaten Uzbekistan’s security.