Monday, 22, April, 2019

National

The Uzbek Deputy Foreign Minister Dilshod Akhatov hosted the visiting Swiss Special Water Envoy Guy Bonvin, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted a delegation of the European Union, including the Special Representative for Central Asia, Peter Burian, and the Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Roland Kobia.

On March 28, at about 7:30 AM, the corpses of four family members were found in a house in Khodzheili district of Karakalpakstan, the General Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement.

South Korea and Uzbekistan agreed Thursday to push for a joint study on forging a free trade agreement to further boost bilateral economic ties, South Korea's finance ministry said.

Successful female entrepreneurs, scientists and experts from technology companies from four Central Asian countries, Silicon Valley companies and the UK came to Uzbekistan to share their experiences and conduct master classes for students.

The unusually heavy rainfall was one of the major reasons for the sudden floods which struck several streets in Samarkand and Jizzakh on Friday, the Emergency situations Minsitry said.

Uzbekistan Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, hosted the First Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister of Defense of Kuwait, Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who is in Uzbekistan on a private visit, the Foreign Ministry said.

The opening ceremony of the largest international Model United Nations (MUN) conference in Uzbekistan, devoted to the issues of crime prevention and criminal justice, was held at the Palace of Youth in Tashkent. The event brought together about 500 young enthusiasts from around the world. The conference was organized by Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT), the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia, with the support of the Youth Union of Uzbekistan and the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the development of tourism.

A female student accidentally fell from the window of the sixth floor of the Tashkent Technical University dormitory at approximately 21:00 on Wednesday, the General Prosecutor’s Office’s said in a statement.

Uzbekistan delegation on 19-22 March 2019 took part in the 20th monitoring meeting of the Istanbul Action Plan of the Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the 24th meeting of the OECD Network Steering Group, held in Paris.