Saturday, 20, October, 2018

National

Day and night training sessions with the use of fighter aircrafts took place at the Karshi-Khanabad airfield involving the South-West special military district, the Defense Ministry said.

Uzbek Foreign Ministry yesterday hosted a meeting with the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Hadi Soleimanpour, who arrived in Tashkent to attend the conference: Central Asia in the System of International Transport Corridors: Strategic Perspectives and Unrealized Opportunities.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed Decree on Improving the Procedure for Relieving from Criminal Liability of Uzbek Citizens who mistakenly became the members of terrorist, extremist or other banned organizations and groups and which is aimed at providing the opportunity to return to their homeland, their families and peaceful life.

In the framework of the regular inter-parliamentary dialogue in the Uzbekistan-EU format, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry yesterday hosted a meeting with the members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament, the ministry said.

Tashkent today hosted the first meeting of the heads of railway authorities of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) under the chairmanship of the Uzbekistan Railways, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard, Major General Jenson Boyles and the member of U.S. House of Representatives Trent Kelly.

U.S. Senate confirmed the candidacy of Daniel Rosenblum as the American ambassador to Uzbekistan. Rosenblum had told about his plans as ambassador to U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in August this year.

First Stihia festival of avant-garde electronic music was held on September 14 at the Moynaq Ship Graveyard, where a monument commemorating the tragedy of the Aral Sea now stands, the Tourism Development Committee reported.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will on September 27-28, pay a visit to Tajikistan, the president’s press secretary Komil Allamjonov said on his Facebook page.

Uzbekistan-Afghanistan Friendship Society was established on Tuesday in Tashkent, with the rector of the Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies Abdurakhim Mannonov named as its chairmanб UzA reported.