Sunday, 26, March, 2023


Uzbektelecom has launched a project to implement the fifth-generation 5G technology throughout Uzbekistan as of March, , the spokesman to Uzbektelecom Temur Mamajonov announced today at a briefing.

Tashkent will host a ministerial meeting in the 6+1 format in mid-April, announced the special envoy of the Russian president for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov, Sputnik reported.

Today, Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke to the president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the UAE’s President on his birthday, warmly wishing him good health and well-being, great success in his state activities, as well as peace and prosperity to the friendly people of this country.

Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov will visit Iran, where he is scheduled to discuss with Iranian officials the ways to further advance trade and economic ties on March 11-12.

Shukhrat Khudaykulov has been appointed as the new CEO of Uzbekistan Airways, the company said. This is provided for by the March 10 decision of the sole shareholder of Uzbekistan Airways - the Strategic Reforms Agency under the president.

Uzbekistan Airways will launch once-a-week regular flights to Japan from April 13. Uzbekistan suspended flights to Japan at the beginning of May 2021. At that time, it was said that it was related to the spread of the coronavirus.

On March 9, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Management of State-Owned Assets Bill into Law. The document regulates relations in the field of state property management, Norma reported.

Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan/Head of the Presidential Administration Akylbek Zhaparov paid a working visit to Uzbekistan on March 8-10. As a result, a package of 15 documents was signed on Friday, the press service of the head of the government of Kyrgyzstan reported.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Jin Liqun on Thursday, the presidential press service said.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance forecasted the 10 major taxpayers in Uzbekistan in 2023, which are projected to contribute 31.2% of state budget revenues in 2023.

Due to the expected heavy rains on March 11-12, mudslides are likely in the foothills and mountainous areas of nine provinces of Uzbekistan, Uzhydromet reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, at a meeting with MPs on March 6, proposed switching to a mixed electoral system to enhance the role of political parties, the MP from People's Democratic Party Ulugbek Inoyatov announced during the March 9 session of the Legislative Chamber.

The Legislative Chamber at its March 10 session adopted a resolution on holding a referendum on the new version of the Constitution. The event was broadcast live.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Chairman of Cabinet of Ministers/Chief of Presidential Administration of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov on Thursday.

Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Qudratov hosted the visiting Foreign Minister of Mongolia Batmunkh Battsetseg on Thursday.

The number of senators will be reduced from 100 to 65. The president will be required to consult with the Senate before appointing the chairman of the State Security Service and the Prosecutor general. All members of the Superior Council of Judges shall be elected by the Senate.

The articles of the Constitution will be raised from the current 128 to 155, and its provisions from 275 to 434, with conceptual changes being made to 91 out of 128 articles.

The President signed a Resolution aimed at creating additional facilities for making payments by the public. According to the document, by May 1 this year, in Tashkent, as a legal experiment, the practice of cash withdrawal at points of sale and services through a network of virtual cash desks is being introduced.

Uzbekistan has been ranked 100th among 167 nations in the global prosperity index, showing a four-rank improvement from last year, according to 2023 Legatum Prosperity Index released on Wednesday.

The chief of the Presidential Administration Sardor Umurzakov hosted the visiting Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan, head of the presidential administration Akylbek Zhaparov.