On 17 February Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Mr Chris Allan, hosted a press conference devoted to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the UK and Uzbekistan.
Regular flights between Dushanbe and Tashkent were supposed to be launched on February 20, following earlier agreements between aviation authorities of the two countries.
Alisher Shadmanov has been appointed as new Health Minister of Uzbekistan, it said in a statement of the Health Ministry.
On February 20, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Tyurdenev.
On February 15 the Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Adkham Ikramov held a meeting with the Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Zhenish Razakov in Fergana, a statement of the Kyrgyz government website said.
On the ocassion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and the United States of America, the Presidents Donald Trump and Shavkat Mirziyoyev exchanged congratulatory messages, a statement of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.
Tokhirjon Jalilov, who served as deputy chairman of UzAvtoSanoat and CEO of GM Uzbekistan from November 2010 to the spring of 2016, has returned to the role, the company press service said.
On 15 February 2017, a new project “Strengthening Transport and Logistics Business Intermediary Organisations (BIOs) in Central Asia” was launched in Tashkent. The project is funded by the EU (750.000 EUR) and will be implemented in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in 2017-2019.
An official launch event of the new UN Joint Programme “Building the resilience of communities affected by the Aral Sea disaster through the Multi-partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea” was held in Tashkent, on February 10, 2017.
On February 16, at the Uzbek Senate of Oliy Majlis, the Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoyev met with the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan J. MacGregor.
Uzbekistan and Russia at the 18th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation in Tashkent on Wednesday discussed diversification of trade-economic and investment cooperation.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on February 15 signed a decree on splitting the Ministry of Culture and Sports into the Ministry of Culture and the State Committee for Sports.
Ceiling rates for imported socially important medicines and medical products have been approved in Uzbekistan. Their list is available on the website of the State Competition Committee.
On February 15, at the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China, Sun Lizi.
On February 15, at the Uzbek Labor Ministry was held a meeting with a delegation of the International Labor Organization in the framework of the extension of the Decent Work Country Programme 2014-2016.
Uzbek Committee for Motor Roads have been established instead of State joint-stock company for construction and operation of motor roads (SJC "UzAvtoYul" (transl. Uz Auto Road)). This is provided for by Presidential Decree "On measures to further improve road management system", UzA reported.
On 15 February, 2017 the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitriy Kozak, who arrived in our country to participate in the regular meeting of the joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation.
Uzbekistan and Russia signed an Agreement on simplifying customs operations when moving goods and vehicles between the two countries.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in early April, will make a state visit to Russia. This was reported in the framework of the 18th session of the Intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia, held on Wednesday in Tashkent.
Construction works of Urgench to Khiva rail road commenced on February 10, the website of the province governor’s office said. The project is being implemented pursuant to the President Shavkat Mirziyoev’s instruction during his visit to the province on 27-28 January.