Tuesday, 26, September, 2023


President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, who arrived on an official visit in Tashkent Monday, visited Mustaqillik (transl. Independence) Square in downtown Tashkent, accompanied by Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev by his December 4 decree amended the tourist visa procedure. According to the Tourism Development Committee, the measure is part of Priority Measures for Tourism Development Program for 2018-2019.

Draft External Labor Migration Bill is being prepared in Uzbekistan and is currently published on the draft regulations public discussion website.

Delegation of Webster University (USA), led by Vice-President Peter Maher, today arrived in Tashkent. The delegation includes the dean of George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology Simmon Cummings and the dean of the School of Education Brenda Fife, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov met with Premier of China Li Keqiang in Sochi (Russia) last week, Xinhua reported. Abdulla Aripov said that China is Uzbekistan’s important partner and that Uzbekistan is ready, jointly with China, to make efforts to boost cooperation in the development of transport and hydropower facilities and further step up comprehensive cooperation.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree appointing Komil Allamjonov as the President’s new press secretary, concurrently - the deputy head of the President’s Executive Office.

The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Uzbekistan, Mosud Mannan, answered questions of The Tashkent Times on the current state and future of Uzbekistan-Bangladesh ties.

President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will today arrive in Tashkent, UzA reported. Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ashraf Ghani are scheduled to discuss the current state of Uzbek-Afghan ties and the priorities for advancing the long-term cooperation, as well as to exchange views on key international and regional security issues.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed the Additional Measures to Strengthen Guarantees of Citizens' Rights and Freedoms in Judicial-Investigative Procedures Decree.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United States of America Javlon Vakhabov presented his credentials to President of the United States of America Donald Trump.

This year in August, within the framework of the UN Joint Program "Building the Resilience of Communities Affected by the Aral Sea Disaster through a Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea", UN Volunteers with the assistance of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Karakalpakstan conducted a survey to assess the level of basic knowledge of the population about respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal diseases, as well as mother and child health.

About 92% of total water resources, used in sectors of the economy, is used in agriculture sector, according to the statistics.

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

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed a decree creating the Ministry of Innovative Development. The decree has defined the main vectors of Uzbekistan's innovative development. Earlier Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov, the former vice-president of the Academy of Sciences, was appointed as Minister of Innovative Development.

Tashkent police arrested two men, aged 23 and 29, for alleged engaging in homosexual intercourse, Yunusabad district police department said. The two reportedly met on September 3 this year and began to live together in a rented apartment.

Ibrohim Abdurakhmonov, former vice-president of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, has become the minister of the newly created Minitry of Innovative Development was headed by.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the Government delegation of Afghanistan, which included the Senior Adviser to the President for economic affairs Houmayoun Qayumi and the Special Representative of the President for development of cooperation with CIS and Russia Mohammed Shakir Korgan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan yesterday signed a decree creating two new posts of deputy prime ministers to the Cabinet of Ministers, thus, raising the number of vice-premiers from six to eight (including the first deputy PM), a source in the government said.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Office in Uzbekistan in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan under the intermediary of University-Industry Foundation, Yonsei University Health System conducted a National seminar on implementing of the 2nd Phase Project for Quality Improvement of Diagnosis in Patients with Infectious Disease in Uzbekistan (Strengthening Food and Water Borne Disease Surveillance) for specialists of the Ministry of Health, of Centers of State Sanitary-Epidemiological surveillance (CSSES), research institutes in the field of epidemiology, microbiology, virology, parasitology, infectious diseases and sanitary and hygiene, medical institutes and international organizations.

The delegation of Uzbekistan led by the Prosecutor General Ikhtiyor Abdullayev will visit Russia from November 29 to 30. During the visit, the Uzbekistan delegation will attend the 15th meeting of the Prosecutor General of the SCO member states and the 27th meeting of the Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General of the CIS member states, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia.