Tuesday, 26, September, 2023


The raft of reforms under way in Uzbekistan must invest in the promotion and protection of human rights, including freedom of religion or belief, a UN expert has concluded at the end of an official visit to the country.

Uzbekistan intends to "seriously review its approaches" and give "a qualitatively new dynamic" to its membership within the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the roundtable of the Council of Heads of State of the CIS in Sochi on October 11.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with the President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko on the sidelines of CIS Summit in Sochi and invited him to visit Uzbekistan in 2018.

President Mirziyoyev issued Additional Measures for Sales of State-Owned Assets Aimed at Private Healthcare Sector Development Decree approving a list of state owned medical organizations whose assets are put on auction for privatization. According to the State Committee on Competition, this list includes 48 facilities across the country.

The new Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Turkey, Alisher Aghzamhodzhayev, presented his credentials to the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) today held its regular meeting in Sochi. The Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry delegation headed by Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the meeting.

Before the meeting of the heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which the two leaders discussed the implementation of the previously set plans.

The newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to the United States of America, Javlon Vakhabov today left Tashkent for New York, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Uzbek President’s press service reported.

Another six bilateral accords were signed on October 6, on the second day of the state visit of the Kyrgyz President  Almazbek Atambayev to Uzbekistan. As reproted earlier on the first day of the visit, the sides signed the Declaration on Strategic Partnership, Strengthening Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Trust and 12 other accords.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed a Declaration on strategic partnership, strengthening of friendship, good-neighborliness and trust between the two countries following the talks in Tashkent on Thursday.

The Central Asian Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development is finished. 32 participants from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan received certificates of successful graduation.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the President of Tajikistan on his birthday over the phone yesterday. He wished him good health, prosperity and successes, and peace and prosperity to the friendly Tajik people.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev held talks in a narrow format at Kuksaroy residence.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev visited the exhibition of industrial products of Uzbek and Kyrgyz companies at UzExpoCenter.

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev today arrived in Uzbekistan on a state visit, UzA reported. President of Kyrgyzstan and his wife were at Islam Karimov Airport welcomed by President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife.

Ferghana police detained a group of people suspected of demeaning to honor and dignity of a Fergana resident and spreading an anti-social video on the Internet, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

The Uzbek-Russian military exercises started at Forish training ground in Jizzakh province. During the drills 400 servicemen will work out searching, blocking and destroying hypothetical terrorist groups, and exchange experience in conducting special operations in the mountainous areas.

The president of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim sent a letter to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday:

Uzbek Senate at the 12th plenary meeting passed the Ratification of the Agreement between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic on the Uzbek-Kyrgyz State Border Bill. The agreement was signed in Bishkek on September 5.