Sunday, 26, March, 2023


On March 9, 2023, Mr. Shinsuke TODA, Chargé d'affaires ad interim of Japan and Ms. Shahodat TOJIMATOVA, Director of preschool education institution №35 of Kushtepa district of Fergana region signed a grant contract under the "Project for Provision of Educational Equipment for Preschool Educational Institution No.35 of Kushtepa District of Fergana Region" (worth $40,814 US dollars) within the framework of the Japan’s Government program "Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects".

Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov hosted the Mongolian Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg in Tashkent on Wednesday. The counterparts in particular the opening of the embassy of Mongolia in Tashkent this year. Now Mongolia has an honorary consulate in Tashkent.

Russia journalist Alexander Nechaev, 36, was found dead in Tashkent, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office confirmed on Saturday the information of the Russian media.

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved financing support in the amount of $12 million for the Scaling Solar 2 Project for Uzbekistan. The Project will help expand the country’s capacity to produce clean and renewable energy, as well as further support the Government’s agenda of the transition to a green economy and promoting the decarbonization of the energy sector.

Russia and the Central Asia countries are preparing an agreement on migration. We may be talking about training centers for labor migrants.

Mongolian Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg will visit Uzbekistan on March 7-10, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. She is scheduled to hold talks in the ministries of foreign affairs, agriculture, investment, industry and trade, transport, as well as in the Cabinet of Ministers to discuss the ways to expand the Uzbek-Mongolian political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian ties.

Maiden meeting of special envoys of Afghanistan's neighboring countries kicked off this morning in Tashkent, Dunyo reported. Reportedly, the meeting was opened by the Special Envoy of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev.

Tashkent will host the 7th international jazz festival from April 25 to May 13, the Culture and Art Development Fund of Uzbekistan said. The festival is being organized under the auspices of the UNESCO office with the assistance of the embassies of a number of countries. Uzbekistan has been participating in the global jazz celebration since 2015.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with Russian president Vladimir Putin. According to the press service of the Uzbek President, the head of state and Putin discussed "topical aspects of the bilateral agenda", including issues of regional cooperation.

Kyiv has opened a criminal investigation into what it said was Russia’s “brutal and brazen shooting of an unarmed person” depicted in a video spread on social media which prompted a public outcry in Ukraine, Reuters said.

The Russian airline Pobeda is set to launch Moscow to Tashkent charter direct flight from April 21 and twice-a-week Moscow to Samarkand flight, the Uzbekistan Airports said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the participants of the international conference dedicated to the study of the heritage of the Jadids. The text of congratulatory message was published by the presidential press service.

The Committee for the Development of Competition and Protection of Consumer Rights will check the Russian Yandex Go taxi ride hailing, food package delivery service on the anti-trust grounds, the press service of the department said.

On March 13-15 of this year, Volker Türk, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will pay a visit to Uzbekistan. According to UzA, during the visit Volker Türk plans to hold meetings at the National Human Rights Center of Uzbekistan, the Supreme Court, the General Prosecutor's Office, with the leadership of the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Justice and the Ombudsman.

The government issued an order announcing the national hashar (work-for-the-nation day) for March 11 across Uzbekistan.

The popular winer and founder of the humorous project Mittivine Farhod Mannopov passed away aged 27 on Sunday night, announced his friend Shodibekov Ulugbek (Mittime).

Journalists, bloggers, deputies and public activists made an open appeal to the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The appeal notes that with the coming to power of Shavkat Mirziyoyev in 2016, “major transformations began in Uzbekistan”, “freedom of speech, freedom of thought began to emerge, which our people have been waiting for a long time and with impatience”, and in recent years “a noticeable atmosphere of freedom has emerged in the media."

Saudi ACWA Power will build two new PV plants in Uzbekistan. The investment agreements were signed on March 4, the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade said.

Over the year following Russia's illegal and unprovoked war against Ukraine, the U.S. government has used its economic tools to degrade Russia's economy and war machine.

Yutong will deliver 300 E12 electric buses and 500 CNG buses to Uzbekistan in batches. The delivery ceremony of the mega 800 Yutong buses order was successfully held at Yutong New Energy Plant.