Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

National

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Uzbekistan Huseyn Guliev, the ministry said.

As of October 1, 2019, only soums can be withdrawn from Uzbekistan ATMs accepting international cards, such as VISA, MasterCard, UnionPay or others.

On September 22, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the US Ambassador at Large for International in Religious Freedom in New York, the Foreign Ministry said.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev receives the award of the United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (UNIATF) for his personal commitment in putting healthy lifestyle and action to beat noncommunicable diseases.

The First Deputy Foreign Minister Ilkhom Nematov met with the Chinese Ambassador to China Jiang Yan, the Foreign Ministry said.

Joint Uzbek-Tajik military drills were held at the Gurumsaray training ground of the Eastern Military District as part of the Center-2019 strategic drills, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Today an international conference on nutrition, organized by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health and the INCF “For a Healthy Generation” opened in Tashkent. A grant provided by the U.S. Embassy enabled U.S. researchers, key government officials, health education institutions and non-governmental organizations to come together to discuss the most recent science concerning the role of nutrition and how this knowledge can be used to improve the overall health of  Uzbekistan’s population.  Internationally recognized scholars will present the latest science about how nutrition impacts risk for diseases like obesity, diabetes and heart disease as well as how the nutrition of one generation impacts the health of following generations.

The Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the C5+1 Dialogue meeting. The participants of the Dialogue also included the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Foreign Minister Abdu Mukhtar Tileuberdi of Kazakhstan, Foreign Minister Chingiz Aidarbekov of Kyrgyzstan, Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin of Tajikistan, and Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States Mered Orazov.

On September 20, a meeting was held in the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan with a Russian government delegation led by First Deputy PM/ Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.

The Former Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan Otabek Murodov has been taken into custody, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.