Tuesday, 05, March, 2024

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On 19 April 2017, Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the protocol modifying the Intergovernmental Convention for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital between Uzbekistan and the Netherlands of 18 October 2001.

On April 26, 2017 the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Abdukakhar Tukhtaev has been appointed as mayor of Tashkent’s Olmazor district. Previous mayor Bakhodir Gaibnazarov was sacked following the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s visit to the district on April 21.

The Commander of the United States Central Command, Joseph Leonard Votel is visiting Uzbekistan. On April 25, the General Votel reportedly held talks with the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and the Defense Minister Kabul Berdiyev.

A Kuwaiti delegation, headed by the Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Sulaiman Al-Said, will arrive Uzbekistan on April 27, 2017 the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

On April 22, the Uzbek Labor Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov met with the South Korea Ambassador Kwon Yong-woo to discuss the issues of hiring Uzbek nationals to South Korea’s labor market.

On April 25, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Deputy Foreign Minister of the State of Palestine Mazen Shamiyah, who arrived in our country in order to discuss topical issues of bilateral ties.

The Uzbek Foreign Ministry is considering the issue of opening consular missions in the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok, and also in Kazakhstan's Almaty, the First Deputy Foreign Minister Zhavlon Vakhabov announced at a conference devoted to the implementation of the Uzbekistan's Development Strategy for 2017-2021.

On April 24, on mutual agreement, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, UzA said.

A Protection Of Children From Harmful Content  Bill has been drafted in Uzbekistan. The Bill has been published on the legal acts discussion portal.

Uzbekistan Airways and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism held talks on the possible launch of charter flights to Issyk-Kul lake (Tamchi airport), in Kyrgyzstan, the airline's press service reported.

The EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador Peter Burian will visit Uzbekistan on April 26-28, 2017, according to the EU delegation in Uzbekistan.

Public Procurement Bill has been drafted in Uzbekistan. The draft was published on the legal acts discussion portal.

A delegation of the State of Palestine, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Mazen Shamiyah, arrived today in Tashkent to discuss bilateral ties, as well as international issues.

Part of the gas supply infrastructure in Tashkent and the provinces will be handed over for trust management to private entities for operation of gas distribution network and gas retailing. This is provided for by the April 20 Presidential Decree.

On April 25, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Uzbekistan on an official visit.As the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said, during the visit Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

On April 22, 2017 the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in order to inspect ongoing construction works and get acquainted with socio-economic development, the activities of schools and makhallas (neighbourhoods) visited Tashkent’s Olmazor district.

The Committee for Nature Protection has been converted into a Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection. The decree was signed by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Akhborot on the "Uzbekistan" TV channel said.

The President of Uzbekistan by his April 20 decree appointed Ravshan Ayyubovich Gulyamov as chairman of the newly created Privatized Enterprises Assistance and Competition Development Committee, the committee's website said in a statement.

On April 21, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is taking part in the meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers in Astana, held talks with the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi.