The Uzbek Foreign Ministry is considering the issue of opening consular missions in the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok, and also in Kazakhstan's Almaty, the First Deputy Foreign Minister Zhavlon Vakhabov announced at a conference devoted to the implementation of the Uzbekistan's Development Strategy for 2017-2021.
On April 24, on mutual agreement, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, UzA said.
A Protection Of Children From Harmful Content Bill has been drafted in Uzbekistan. The Bill has been published on the legal acts discussion portal.
Uzbekistan Airways and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism held talks on the possible launch of charter flights to Issyk-Kul lake (Tamchi airport), in Kyrgyzstan, the airline's press service reported.
The EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador Peter Burian will visit Uzbekistan on April 26-28, 2017, according to the EU delegation in Uzbekistan.
Public Procurement Bill has been drafted in Uzbekistan. The draft was published on the legal acts discussion portal.
A delegation of the State of Palestine, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Mazen Shamiyah, arrived today in Tashkent to discuss bilateral ties, as well as international issues.
Part of the gas supply infrastructure in Tashkent and the provinces will be handed over for trust management to private entities for operation of gas distribution network and gas retailing. This is provided for by the April 20 Presidential Decree.
On April 25, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Uzbekistan on an official visit.As the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said, during the visit Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
On April 22, 2017 the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in order to inspect ongoing construction works and get acquainted with socio-economic development, the activities of schools and makhallas (neighbourhoods) visited Tashkent’s Olmazor district.
The Committee for Nature Protection has been converted into a Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection. The decree was signed by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Akhborot on the "Uzbekistan" TV channel said.
The President of Uzbekistan by his April 20 decree appointed Ravshan Ayyubovich Gulyamov as chairman of the newly created Privatized Enterprises Assistance and Competition Development Committee, the committee's website said in a statement.
On April 21, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is taking part in the meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers in Astana, held talks with the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi.
Uzbekistan Railways announced train fares cut and the launch of regular morning, afternoon and evening high-speed train services in Tashkent-Andijan-Tashkent, Urgench-Andijan-Urgench, Bukhara-Andijan-Bukhara routes.
On April 20, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met the delegation of the Sultanate of Oman headed by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Albusaidi, who arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in bilateral negotiations, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
On April 19, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a government meeting devoted to enhancing the personal liability of executives of all levels for optimizing the imports through further localization of production and expanding industrial cooperation, as well as fulfilling the forecast exports figures and fully utilizing reserves to increase exports, UzA reported.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan on April 12 issued a resolution to appoint Bahrom Kurbonovich Sharipov as the Chairman of the Board of UzbekIpakSanoat (Uzbek Silk Industry) Association, according to the government portal.
The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev decreed Wednesday the creation of a Ministry of Housing and Utility Services. The new Ministry will focus on “further improving the management of housing and utility services (HUS) system", according to the decree.
By the April 18 Presidential decree, Erkin Yuldashev has been appointed as the deputy prosecutor general of Uzbekistan, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office reported.
According to the Tashkent mayor’s office, the mayors of four districts - Mirabad, Yashnabad, Uchtepa and Sergeli - have been replaced.