Monday, 15, April, 2024

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The defense ministers of the CIS member states will hold a meeting in Moscow on May 5, the Chairman of the Executive Committee/CIS Executive Secretary, Sergey Lebedev after the meeting of the Foreign Ministers Council.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Surkhandarya province to familiarize himself with of projects being projects implementation status, visit makhallas, schools and other social facilities and to attend the opening ceremony of the International Bakhshi Art Festival in Termez.

Bakhtiyor Anarkulov has been dismissed from the post of acting deputy chairman of Uztransgaz in charge of finance affairs, a source in the told the Tashkent Times.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a government meeting yesterday devoted to tax collections and exports, during which he fired some officials.

The two-way trade volume between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in 2018 surpassed US$ 302 million, a 70% increase to the last year, . These data were mentioned at a bilateral meeting of foreign ministers in Moscow on the sidelines of the meeting of the of CIS Foreign Ministers Council, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan has joined the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway corridor, the Kazakhstan Railways said in a statement.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted Matilda Dimovska, who has been appointed Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program in Uzbekistan, the ministry said.

Norway has contributed 9.5 million NOK, or 1.1 million US dollars, to become the first country to contribute to the United Nations Multi-Trust Trust Fund for Human Security for the Aral Sea region in Uzbekistan. The deal was signed on April 1 between the Government of Norway and the UN Trust Fund Office in New York, the UN Office in Uzbekistan.

The former director of Bek Tupi shopping center in the capital, Shukrillaxon Ergashev died on March 30 in remand prison No. 1 of the Main Corrections Department of the Interior Ministry (formerly Toshturma), the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan said.

Gulnara Karimova's attorney Grégoire Mangeat disclosed whereabouts of the daughter of the first president Islam Karimov on his Twitter page.

On April 3, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan will hold the sixth meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation (IGC), Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Surkhandarya province governor Bakhodir Pulatov has been fired, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

Uzbek Defense Ministry signed a contract with RosOboronExport for the supply of ten Mi-35 attack helicopters, Kommersant reported.

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.