Sunday, 21, January, 2018

National

Bakhodir Gaibnazarov has been appointed mayor of Tashkent’s Shaykhantahur district. Earlier, he was the mayor of Almazar district, a source in the district mayor’s office said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister delegation led by Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday met with the Turkmen Deputy PM/ Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov in Ashgabat, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan  Monday, the Uzbek Presidency website said.

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order approving the opening of a consulate general of Uzbekistan in Rostov-on-Don.

The United Nations in Uzbekistan warmly welcomes the adoption of the President’s Resolution on the State Programme for Persons with Disabilities.

Uzbekistan supports Turkmenistan’s peaceful foreign policy, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said at an international conference "Neutrality Policy and Preventive Diplomacy in International Relations: Experience of Turkmenistan and Its Significance " in Ashgabat.

Starting from January 1, 2018, the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the People's Republic of China on international motor road transport, signed on May 12, 2017 during the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to China, will come into force.

President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov today received Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev. This is reported by the Kyrgyz Presidency office said.

Meeting of working groups of the Uzbek- Turkmen intergovernmental commission on delimitation and demarcation of the State Border between the two countries was held from December 1 to 6, 2017 in Dashoguz (Turkmenistan), Uzbek foreign ministry said.

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Constitution, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree to pardon 2,700 prisoners, UzA said.