Saturday, 15, December, 2018

National

The CSTO summit, an informal meeting of the leaders of the CIS and, probably, the EurAsEC summit will be held in St. Petersburg on December 6, the press secretary to the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said.

The international community has raised additional funds today to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. A pledging event for the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA) at the EBRD Headquarters in London on Thursday was attended by representatives of more than 30 countries and international organisations.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, leading the government delegation to Germany, met with the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas in Berlin, the ministry said.

Uzbek Defense Minister Abdusalom Azizov on Thursday hosted US military delegation led by Colin F. Jackson, US deputy assistant secretary of defense for for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia.

Uzbekistan Airways announced ticket sales using MasterCard. Previously, online ticketing was available only for UzCard and VISA cards.

A commission including Pakistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan could be established to support economic and infrastructure projects in the region, the special representative of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev announced Thursday at the conference in Brussels.

The President of Republic of Korea will visit Uzbekistan next year, Vladimir Norov, director of the Institute of Strategic and Interregional Research (ISMI) under the President of Uzbekistan announced at the international conference Kor-Asia Forum 2018 in Seoul.

New Uzbek Ambassador to Austria Sherzod Asadov presented his credentials to the Federal President of the Republic of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan delegation will visit Brussels on November 8 to attend the Conference entitled “A Joint Vision for Afghanistan”, which will be held in the European Parliament., the Foreign Ministry said.

Naqshbandiyah Tourism Festival, co-organized by the Malaysian World Sufi Center and the Uzbekistan Embassy to Malaysia, will be held in Uzbekistan on November 7-12.