Sunday, 21, January, 2018

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday arrived in Karakalpakstan, UzA said. Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his January 20-21 Karakalpakstan trip set systemic measures to develop the region's economy and improve social conditions.

Alan Whaites, Senior Adviser and Head of Profession, and Leila Brosnan, International Adviser, of the UK National School of Government International (NSGI) visited Uzbekistan on 6 – 15 December 2017.

Uzbekistan delegation led by Deputy PM/ Finance Minister Jamshid Kuchkarov will attend the 76th meeting of the Economic Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Moscow today, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The average monthly salary in Uzbekistan in January-September 2017 is estimated at 1,000,346 soums (123.6 US dollars at the CB’s current exchange rate), a Statistics committee official said at an International Press Club meeting Thursday.

Kyrgyzstan has decided to return to Uzbekistan for temporary use the plots of land in Issyk-Kul province where four resorts (Golden Sands, Rohat-NBU, Dilorom, Buston) are located. The relevant governmental decree was signed by Prime Minister Sapar Isakov, the Kyrgyz government website said in a statement.

Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan signed a number of accords following the talks between the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President Sooronbai Jeenbekov in Tashkent:

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov held talks in Tashkent, the Uzbek Presidency website said.

Uzbekistan’s Prosecutor Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), Jahon said. Murotjon Azimov, First deputy prosecutor general of Uzbekistan signed the MoU on behalf of the Office as part of the US visit on December 4.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Senate Chairman, Nigmatilla Yuldashev will attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation which will be held today in Istanbul, Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday hosted Pavol Ivan, who is completing his tenure as Ambassador of Slovakia to Uzbekistan, the ministry said in a statement.