Saturday, 15, December, 2018

National

UzbekTelecom announced that the Internet connection speed in Uzbekistan will increase by 10 times (?!) as of December 1. According to a company official, the related technical works are currently being completed.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov yesterday hosted the Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov. The leaders of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan held a telephone conversation on the eve.

Uzbekistan’s Consulate General opened yesterday in Yekaterinburg. The Consul General of Uzbekistan in Yekaterinburg Abdusalom Khatamov said that the consulate covers Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Kurgan, Chelyabinsk provinces, as well as the Khanty-Mansiysk and Yamalo-Nenets autonomous districts.

Uzbekistan was among fifty-one states, including all EU members, to have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyber-weapons and the use of the internet on Monday.

The Nov. 12 presidential decree assigned extra non-working days during public holidays and approved the transfer of non-working days for the year 2019.

Italian delegation led by the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Manlio Di Stefano will arrive in Uzbekistan on Thursday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on creation of favorable conditions for foreign skilled labour force in Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Justice said.

Tashkent and Moscow are planning to set up a multifunctional migration center of the Russian Federation in Uzbekistan. This became known after a delegation of the Uzbek Labor Ministry led by First Deputy Minister Erkin Mukhitdinov held talks in Moscow.

The duration of visa-free stay for Uzbeks in Turkey was extended to 90 days, the updated list and the document were published on the Turkish Presidency site.

Delegation of Uzatom Agency attended the Seminar: Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Health Risk Management, organized in Japan by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).