Saturday, 09, December, 2023


The military contingent of seven countries, including Uzbekistan will take part in the Center-2019 strategic drills, with almost 130,000 people, over 20,000 units of military equipment and weapons and roughly 600 aircraft systems will be involved in the drills to be held between September 16 to 21, the Uzbek Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Uzbekistan Railways (UTY) will buy another five Russian 3ES5K electric freight locomotives, the company said. Three locomotives of this modification will be delivered before the year-end, and two more are due in Q1 2020.

The new Air Force 1 of the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, a Boeing-787 Dreamliner was unveiled by the expert of Buyuk Kelajak NGO, Rakhmad Sobirov on his Facebook page.

The Government issued decree on August 17 approving the establishment of the private Kokand University, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education said.

The Uzbekistan-Turkey Extradition Treaty of April 2018 took effect today on August 20, 2019. The treaty aims at expanding cooperation in the criminal law and ensuring more effective interaction between the two countries in the fight against crime, the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry said.

Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is in Beijing on an official visit, held talks with China's Vice-President Wang Qishan, the ministry said.

The Prosecutor General’s Office has opened new criminal cases against the daughter of the late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova, the Prosecutor General’s Office said in a statement.

Delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), headed by Deputy Director General/Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy Mikhail Chudakov arrived in Tashkent ещвфн, the foreign ministry said.

Draft new edition of the Customs Code, prepared by by the Customs Committee, has been published for public discussion. The document consists of 9 sections, 35 chapters and 296 articles, with the discussion to last through September 1.

The Ministry of Public Education and the British Council in Uzbekistan on August 15 signed a cooperation agreement for the Future English Project to reform the teaching of the English language in schools, the ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry says one of the tens of Uzbek labor migrants who were poisoned with an unspecified substance in Russia a month ago has died.

On August 19-20, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay an official visit to the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry said in a statement.

A 31-year-old woman from Uzbekistan on Monday alleged that she was beaten up and gangraped by 3 men within a car in southwest Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area. The incident happened on August 10.

An Uzbek citizen living in Connecticut admitted aiding a wannabe ISIS fighter from Brooklyn by plotting to help cover his travel and weaponry costs.

The Prosecutor General’s Office proposed holding mandatory short-term conduct ethics courses for senior officials of state bodies and organizations, it said in the draft resolution of the government.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Turkmenistan on August 16 to attend the next round of inter-MFA consultations at the level of the foreign ministries, the ministry said in a statement.

The European Union welcomes the news on the closure of the Jaslyk penal colony; it is a step towards better prison management. The EU is also looking forward to a reform of the prison system based on the ratification and full implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and to empowering the Ombudsman's office to carry out the function of National Preventive Mechanism according to international best practise.

As per the President’s August 13 Measures To Further Develop Uzbekistan’s Tourism Sector decree, US $ 20 per person shall be refunded in equal shares from the state budget and the off-budget fund to travel agents or air carriers for organizing charter flights to Uzbekistan to boost the tourism sector.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed the Privatization of Non-agricultural Land Plots Bill into Law, whıch was passed by the Legislative Chamber on April 26 and was approved by the Senate on May 3.

Uzbekistan Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov is currently in Turkmenistan leading a delegation to attend the 1st Caspian Economic Forum on August 11-12 at the Avaza tourist zone in Turkmenbashi, with delegations from Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Bulgaria and other countries also presetn in the forum.