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The Uzbekistan Labor Ministry hosted a meeting with the Working group of UNDAF, a Strategic Framework Program with the Government of Uzbekistan and UN system for social protection.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Dec 26 signed a law "On social services for the elderly, disabled and other socially vulnerable categories of people." The document, adopted by the Legislative Chamber on 6 October and approved by the Senate on October 12, comes into force on 27 December.

In Uzbekistan punishment for motor vehicles (MV) theft will be toughened from 27 December. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Dec 26 signed amendment to the Criminal Code. Amendment Law was passed by the Legislative Chamber on 6 October and was approved by the Senate on October 12.

Official presentation of the updated website, virtual reception and hot line of the Oliy Majlis Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) was held in the Ombudsman’s office.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part at the Dec 25 extraordinary session of Navoi region deputies council, the press service of the Head of State said.

The French Development Agency (AFD) and Uzbek Finance Ministry signed a 23.5 million euro loan agreement for funding a project on modernization of the solid waste management in Samarkand, a statement of the Embassy of France in Uzbekistan said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the Dec 23 extraordinary session of the Jizzakh region deputies council. In his speech, the President criticized the region’s previous leadership for the accumulated problems.

On December 24 in Samarkand were held the talks between the Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev and Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, the press service of the Presidency of Uzbekistan said.

The Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev arrived today in Samarkand on a working visit. According to the press-service of the Presidency of Kyrgyzstan, he will lay a wreath at the tomb of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.

On December 20-23 Beijing hosted the regular meeting of the Council of National Coordinators of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

On December 23 was held the extraordinary session of Samarkand region deputies council, in which the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a statement, the Presidency website said.

Ergash Shoismatov has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of UzTransGaz, which is part of UzbekNefteGaz holding, a statement of the company press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on December 23 received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrisov, who arrived in the country on a working visit.

President Mirziyoyev on 21 December signed a Decree "On opening of consulates of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan in Samarkand, Bukhara, Urgench, and Nukus and further improvement of services by the consulate in Termez",  the press service of the Tourism Development Committee (former UzbekTourism) said.

On December 23, Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with his Kazakh counterpart Yerlan Idrisov who arrived in Uzbekistan on a working visit, a statement of the Foreign Ministry said.

Tashkent mayor Rahmonbek Usmanov during his visit to Almaty met with his counterpart, Bauyrzhan Baibek. The two mayors discussed the issues of strengthening trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian relations, the akimat (mayor's office) of Almaty said.

The Uzbek Legislative Chamber at its meeting adopted a resolution to rename the Jizzakh district of Jizzakh region in honor of Sharof Rashidov.

On December 24, the Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev will pay a working visit to Uzbekistan. President Atambayev during his visit will discuss with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev all pressing issues, the head of the Foreign policy department under the President's Office, Sapar Isakov announced at a press conference.

On December 20, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade hosted the talks with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic in Uzbekistan, Andrea Bertozzi.

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu in a congratulatory letter to the President of Uzbekistan invited Shavkat Mirziyoyev to visit his country.