Saturday, 13, August, 2022

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On February 8, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry delegation, headed by the Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov in Kuwait city met with the speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait, Marzouq Ali Muhammad Al-Ghanim.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree "On Uzbekistan’s Development Strategy ". The document has approved Uzbekistan’s Five-Area Development Strategy for 2017-2021 which was developed following comprehensive study of topical issues, analysis of the current legislation, law enforcement practices, the best international practices, and following public discussion.

On February 7 President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on awarding the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin with Dustlik order, a statement of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.

Starting from April 5 Uzbekistan Airways will launch twice a week Tashkent to Lahore flight, the carrier's press service announced.

Vokhid Rakhimov has been appointed as mayor of Samarkand city. Rakhimov earlier held the position of mayor of Pastdargom district of Samarkand province, a statement of Samarkand province governor's office said.

On February 6 at the Uzbek Foreign Ministry was held a regular round of the Uzbek-Russian inter-ministerial consultations.

Uzbekistan delegation headed by the Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Elyor Ganiev held talks with Russia's Agriculture Minister, Aleksandr Tkachev in Moscow, Jahon IA said.

Uzbekistan delegation headed by Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov on 7-10 February will pay an official visit to Kuwait, the Foreign Ministry's press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Friday inspected the construction works progress at Tashkent's Sergeli overground line, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev by his Feb 2 Decree has approved the National Anti-Corruption Program for 2017-2018.

A 2 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Tashkent and other cities of Uzbekistan on February 2 at 23:35, .

On February 2, President of Uzbekistan signed a decree "On additional measures to improve the mechanism of paying wages, pensions, allowances and stipends".

The International Labor Organization (ILO) says the Government of Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in its cotton industry. In a report released today, following its independent monitoring of the 2016 cotton harvest season, the ILO concludes organized child labor is now socially unacceptable in Uzbekistan and the practice has been phased out.

By the February 2, 2017 Presidential decision, Mirzakhidov Khurshid Mirsabirovich has been appointed as the Chairman of the National TV and Radio Company of Uzbekistan, a statement of the press service of Ministry for Development of IT and Communications.

On 2 February 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry were held talks with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic, Daniyar Sydykov.

On 1 February 2017, Uzbekistan and the Unites States of America held a meeting in Tashkent to share perspectives on the threat of malicious actors acquiring nuclear or other radioactive materials and to discuss their governments’ cooperation to counter that threat.

On February 2, Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Pamela Leora Spratlen.

On January 27, 2017, the President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order temporarily suspending entry into the United States for foreign nationals from seven countries.

New Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Kuwait has been appointed, a statement of the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

At the Legislative Chamber (lower house) was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic, Jaroslav Siro.