Sunday, 03, December, 2023


President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the heads of delegations - participants of the Tashkent meeting of the Council of Heads of Security Agencies and Special Services of the CIS.

Uzbekistan’s largest Kattakurgan military training ground was commissioned in the Central Military District, the Ministry of Defense said.

The Khorezm-based journalist Davlatnazar Ruzmetov died hit by a van on the night of November 7, his nephew announced on his Facebook page. The funerals will take place today.

Management and Data Storage center for the Safe City in Tashkent project will be set up, the IT Development Minister Shukhrat Sadykov announced today at the Government Hour in the Legislative Chamber.

The Border Guard of the CIS countries will hold first drill in Russia in 2020 with the involvement of troops and equipment, announced the chairman of the Coordination Service of the Border Troops Command, the General Colonel Alexander Manilov at the Seventh Scientific and Practical Conference of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the SCO in Tashkent.

At the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade was held a meeting with the visiting delegation of the Kingdom of Norway, headed by Secretary of State of the Foreign Ministry, A. Halvorsen, the ministry said.

Soon visitors to Tashkent Tower will be admitted without having to provide an ID, the Tashkent city mayor’s office said in a statement. However, when this decision will take effect was not disclosed.

Uzbekistan’s rating on the World Internet Freedom Index has improved by 1 score in a report by U.S.-based watchdog Freedom House announced on Tuesday.

The first ever Uzbekistan-India joint military exercise - Dustlik-2019 began today at Chirchiq Training Area near Tashkent. Defence Minister Bakhodir Kurbanov and his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh presided over the Curtain Raiser of the military drill yesterday.

The anti-corruption compliance control system (control over compliance with the requirements of anti-corruption legislation) is being implemented in the joint-stock companies Uzkimyosanoat and Uzbekneftegaz, the General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan, which is the working body of the Republican Interagency Abti-Corruption Commission, said in a statement.

Tajikistan is ceding 300 hectares of land to Uzbekistan under a bilateral deal. Currently the land is part of Mastchoh district of Sughd province, Faraj reported.

The second round of the Uzbek-Norwegian political consultations between Foreign Ministries was held on November 4, 2019. The Uzbek delegation was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Dilshod Akhatov, and the Norwegian delegation by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Audun Halvorsen.

On November 1, Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Payments and Payment Systems Bill into Law, which will take effect on February 1, 2020. The Law was developed in pursuance with the President’s Measures to Develop National Payment System Decree.

The Special Rapporteur of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed may visit Uzbekistan again in early 2020, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Chinese President, Xi Jinping will visit Uzbekistan next year. This became known following the talks between the governments delegations of the two countries in Tashkent on the margins of the SCO Heads of Governments Council meeting.

In 2020, over 1 trillion soums, or US$ 108.2 million is planned to be contributed for science from the state budget, which is by US$ 287 billion soums (US$ 30.2 million)more than in 2019. This was stipulated in the draft 2020 Citizens Budget.

The Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries adopted the new Multilateral Trade and Economic Cooperation Program until 2035 on Saturday.

The Uzbekistan unemployment rate topped 9.1% in the first year-half, while the unemployment among women was at 13%. That is, 53% of the unemployed are women, Fazliddin Mamarasulov, head of department at the Ministry of Employment and Labor, announced at the forum: The Role of Central Asian Women in Addressing Social Issues in the 21st Century in Samarkand.

The Russian government is ready to consider the provision of an export loan for Uzbekistan nuclear power plant project to be built by Rosatom, the First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Russian Government, Prikhodko said today at a press briefing dedicated to the SCO Heads of Government Council meeting.

The Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit. At the Islam Karimov International Airport he was welcomed by the Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov.