Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

World

Global agricultural production is growing steadily across most commodities, reaching record levels in 2017 for most cereals, meat types, dairy products and fish, while cereal stock levels have climbed to all-time highs, according to an annual report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

In parts of Asia, where animal transport often happens quickly through unregulated and remote border areas, animal diseases are especially difficult to control.

On 22 June 2018, the UN General Assembly at the plenary session adopted the resolution “Strengthening regional and international cooperation to ensure peace, stability and sustainable development in the Central Asian Region”.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev offered congratulations to the President-elect of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Sunday on winning the presidential election and wished him successes, the presidential press service said.

A 38-year-old Uzbek woman, who was lodged in the Bhondsi jail, died due to a heart attack on Thursday. The women, identified as Shaknoz, complained of acute chest pain. She was rushed to the Civil Hospital where she later died.

Uzbekistan will keep exerting efforts to help stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and assist to its socio-economic development, according to the agreements reached at the March conference on Afghanistan in Tashkent, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan is one of the most peaceful and secure countries in the world, based on its scores on Gallup's Law and Order Index in 2017 it ranked fifth out of 142 countries on Gallup's annual gauge of how secure people feel.

The chief of the Uzbek Security Service, Ikhtiyor Abdulloev, arrived at Dushanbe airport, where he was welcomed by the head of the Tajik National Security Committee, Saymumin Yatimov, the committee said.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands Tuesday morning in Singapore’s Sentosa island, the first time sitting leaders of the two countries have met face to face. The historic handshake kicks off a high-stakes nuclear summit that has been months in the making.

Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan, Vladimir Norov at the SCO Summit in Qingdao Sunday has been appointed Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for the period from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021, replacing Rashid Alimov (Tajikistan).