Monday, 18, June, 2018

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 11 signed a decree on organizing the activity of the branch of the National University of Science and Technology "MISiS" (formerly Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys State Technological University.

Botir Parpiev, who served as chairman of the Uzbekistan's Tax Committee since 2004, has been dismissed from his post.

The actions of of government officials that force employees of budget financed and other organizations and students to perform cleaning works, as well as agriculture works damage Uzbekistan's reputation, the May 10 government's Additional Measures to Eliminate Forced Labor in Uzbekistan Decree.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has accepted the invitation of the President of the United States of America Donald Trump and will visit the United States on May 15-17 with the first official visit, the presidential press service reported.

Immediately upon arrival at the Tashkent airport, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the the Chairman of the Committee for Northern Economic Cooperation of South Korea, Son Young-gil.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited Namangan city center of government services during his trip to the province Thursday, the President's press service said.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov has departed for Tajikistan to attend the Dushanbe High-Level Conference: Counteraction to Terrorism and Radicalism on May 3-4, 2018.

During the visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Uzbekistan, the two countries reached agreement on holding joint military exercises, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

Uzbekistan intends to open consulates in Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg in 2018, the Uzbek Ambassador to Russia Bahrom Ashrafhonov told Xalq So’zi (transl. People’s Word) newspaper.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Baraka Meva Sanoat Service company in Chust District, the presidential press service.