Friday, 29, September, 2023


Gulnara Karimova’s daughter and the granddaughter of the late president Karimov, Iman Karimova published a letter on her Instagram page, which was addressed to the Chairman of the State Security Service and the General Prosecutor.

The regional bio-safety training Jayran will take place in Uzbekistan in autumn as part of the completion of the project: “Strengthening National Legal Framework And Provision Of Specialized Training Biosafety In Central Asian Countries”. The Ministry of Emergency Situations and Health of Uzbekistan will be provided with two mobile laboratories on biological safety worth total of 1 million euros.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia Sunday, the presidential press service said.

President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid visited Bukhara on a private visit, UzA said. At the Bukhara airport, he was welcomed by the Uzbek Deputy PM Aziz Abdukhakimov and the governor of the Bukhara province, Uktam Barnoev.

A Human Rights Watch researcher, Steve Swerdlow, was the target of an aggressive verbal attack while on a visit to Uzbekistan to investigate human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. The organization condemned the attack in Tashkent on June 13, 2019, which appears to be part of a wider smear campaign against Human Rights Watch, other human rights activists, and journalists in Uzbekistan, HRW said in a statement.

The Uzbekistan General Prosecutor’s Office has officially confirmed that it is conducting investigation against the former chairman of the State Security Service (SSS), Ihtiyor Abdullayev, the Deputy Prosecutor General Erkin Yuldashev said today at a briefing.

The draft Use of Atomic Energy For Peaceful Purposes Bill was discussed by deputies in the second reading at the meeting of the Legislative Chamber, Uzatom said.

The executive director of the Smartgov Consulting bureau, as well as a social activist Aziza Umarova, announced her desire to run for the lower house of the Uzbek parliament.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on the margins of the SCO Bishkek Summit yesterday, the presidential press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov upon arrival in Bishkek to attend the SCO Summit,, the presidential press service said.

A government resolution has approved Uzbekistan’s Biological Diversity Conservation Strategy for 2019-2028, the Ministry of Justice said.

The first ever Uzbek-UK olitical consultations between the foreign ministries at the level of heads of departments took place yesterday in London.

New chiefs have been appointed to five district tax authorities of Tashkent city, the Tax Committee said. In particular, Naim Kabirov became the head of the Mirzo-Ulugbek district tax authority.

Uzbek authorities should immediately release a retired Uzbek diplomat charged with treason who has been ill-treated since he was detained in December 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. The retired diplomat, Kadyr Yusupov, left the Foreign Ministry 10 years ago, and is currently in a pretrial detention facility attached to Uzbekistan’s State Security Service in Tashkent. Yusupov should be released for his trial, which is set to begin June 17. Authorities should also ensure a prompt, thorough, impartial, and transparent investigation into his ill-treatment, including torture.

The First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoev believes that the authorities should step up the economic liberalization in Uzbekistan. At the same time, he noted that there are still many people in the government who are reluctunt to let go the government's grip over the economy.

At a meeting of the Uzbek-Russian intergovernmental commission on labor migration in Krasnoyarsk, Uzbekistan requested to extend the timeline for registration of its citizens in Russia - from 7 to 15 days from the date of arrival.

The Uzbek Interior Ministry has published the draft Rallies, Assemblies and Demonstrations of Citizens Bill for public consultation until June 27.

At the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO), the Uzbek Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of to Spain J. Ganiyev presented to the UNWTO Secretary General Z. Pololikashvili his credentials on accreditation as Uzbekistan’s Permanent Representative. 

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Japan in autumn, the Uzbek Deputy Foreign Minister Ilkhom Nematov told Sputnik.

The Ministry of Public Education (MPE) will buy 2,859 computer classes for secondary schools. The computers supply deal was awarded to the South Korean company KT, as part of the project "Further development of ICTs in school education." The project is funded by a US$ 33 million worth of a loan from the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) of the Republic of Korea.