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By the April 18 Presidential decree, Erkin Yuldashev has been appointed as the deputy prosecutor general of Uzbekistan, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office reported.

According to the Tashkent mayor’s office, the mayors of four districts - Mirabad, Yashnabad, Uchtepa and Sergeli - have been replaced.

Bakhtiyor Abdusamatov, who headed the Committee for Nature Protection since December 2013, has been appointed as khokim (mayor) of the Yunusabad district, the mayor’s office announced.

On April 18, 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov received the U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela Leora Spratlen.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on April 10 decreed to create an Uzbekistan’s Supreme Judicial Council, a new institution introduced by recent amendments to the Constitution.

Davron Khidoyatov, former chairman of the Committee on privatization, demonopolization and development of competition has been appointed as khokim (mayor) of Tashkent’s Chilanzar district, the Tashkent city mayor’s office announced.

On April 19, 2017 a delegation of the Sultanate of Oman, headed by the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al-Busaidi will arrive in Uzbekistan.

The French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Jean-Marc Ayrault, during his official visit to Uzbekistan gave an interview to the Jahon Information Agency.

The Uzbek police uniform and insignia are to be reviewed. This is stipulated by the April 10 Presidential decree on Fundamental Enhancing of the Effectiveness of the Interior Affairs Bodies (police).

The improvement of the investment climate is "an organic component of Uzbekistan's foreign and foreign economic policy," Sadik Safayev, the first deputy chairman of the Senate, said at the maiden meeting of the newly launched International Press Club in Tashkent on Friday.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his trip to Samarkand inaugurated a newly built tram line, the press service of Uzbekistan Railways said.

By the April 13, 2017 Presidential decree, Yusupaliyev Bakhodir Kakhramanovich has been appointed as the first deputy Minister of Health, the Health Ministry announced in a statement.

On April 15, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic, Jean-Marc Ayrault, who arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev began his Samarkand province trip with the visit of the grave of the First President, Islam Karimov. Surahs from Koran were recited in memory of Islam Karimov, UzA said.

The Uzbek Tourism Development Committee and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan signed a cooperation agreement on tourism. The signing ceremony was held following the talks between the Committee Chairman, Anvar Sharapov and the Minister Arystanbek Mukhamediuly in the framework of the fifth International Uzbek tourist exhibition The World of Leisure-2017, held these days in Tashkent.

President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Samarkand province on April 14, UzA reported. During the two-day trip, the Head of state intends to inspect the projects being implemented in various areas.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday visited Chilonzar district, one of the "most complicated" districts of Tashkent city, where there is "a lot to work on", the Akhborot program of Uzbekistan channel reported.

One man died and another was injured in a landslide on a road in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent province on April 13. Both of them were in Damas minivan, which toppled over when the landslide descended, the Uzbek Emergency Situations Ministry reported.

On April 11, 2017 the Tourism Development Committee hosted the next meeting of the Uzbekistan-Turkey Friendship Society.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 12 April 2017 signed amendments to Courts Law, Civil Procedural and Economic Procedural Code. The Legislative Chamber passed the law on 18 March 2017 and Senate approved it on 28 March 2017.