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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.

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.