Thursday, 20, June, 2019

National

Today, the President of Uzbekistan and the President of the Federal Republic of Germany held talks tête-à-tête and between the delegations, the presidential press service said.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Uzbekistan's Deputy Prime Minister Elyor Ganiev met here Monday and discussed matters of bilateral and regional importance.

Uzbekistan intends to host the annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the government resolution says.

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will visit Uzbekistan from May 29 to 30. The Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov and Dmitry Medvedev will hold the first meeting of the joint commission at the level of the heads of government.

The Egyptian AlMasriya Universal Airlines will launch Sharm El Sheikh-Tashkent flights as of June 12. Flights will be operated on Wednesdays on Airbus-320 aircrafts.

President Donald Tusk will travel to Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from Wednesday 29 May to Sunday 2 June. The European Union has just launched its new EU-Central Asia Strategy; President Tusk's trip is a further expression of the EU's commitment to stronger partnerships with the region and the individual countries.

A number of deals were inked at the meeting of the Uzbek-Russian intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation, which was held on May 23 in Samarkand.

The President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier has accepted the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on May 27-29.

Today, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of the Korea Republic, Kang Jae Kwon, the Ministry said.

The draft of the new version of the Local Authorities Law, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, has been published for public consultation.