Monday, 18, June, 2018

National

The fourth meeting of the German-Uzbek Business Council today in Tashkent. As reported earlier one of the biggest ever delegation including 70 German business executives is visiting Uzbekistan between May 14-16.

Ravshan Mukhitdinov, former Presidential adviser and Minister of Justice, who was handed 15 years of imprisonment in 2012, was released.

US$ 8.5 billion worth of over 40 trade-economic and investment deals are scheduled to be signed during the official visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the United States,” the press-secretary to the president Komil Allamjonov said in a briefing in Washington, adding that the figures could be adjusted.

Fakhriddin Tillyaev, charged in 2014 for 10 years 8 months of imprisonment by the Shaykhantahur district criminal court for the crime under article 135 (Human Trafficking) of the Criminal Code of Uzbekistan, was released Saturday, the press service of the Supreme Court said.

Uzbekistan and the U.S. are set to sign US$ 4 billion worth of trade, commerce and investment deals as part of the official visit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Washington, Chairman of the Uzbek-American Chamber of Commerce Carolyn Lamm told Uzbekistan 24.

The Special Envoy of the Uzbek President for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev visited Kuwait, where he met with First Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Assistant to Foreign Minister Ali Sulaiman al-Saeid, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek Prosecutor General Otabek Murodov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America Pamela Spratlen Thursday, the prosecutor's office said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the commander of the United States Central Command General Joseph Leonard Votel in Tashkent Saturday, the Presidential press service said.

Voice of America journalist Navbahor Imamova has been accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and now is able to perform activities within Uzbekistan.

Bekhzod Musayev has been appointed interim Chairman of the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan, the committee said. Behzod Musayev, 44, since March has worked as the first deputy to the committee chairman.