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).
A native of Uzbekistan who drove a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing five people and wounding 14 others, was convicted Thursday of terror-related murder and given a life sentence.
The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message forWorld Environment Day on Tuesday, noting that microplastic particles in the ocean, “now outnumber stars in our galaxy”.
Chairperson of the committee for international relations, defense and security of the Kazakh Senate Dariga Nazarbayeva offered Uzbekistan to create the Asian analogue of the Schengen visa – Silk Visa – to attract tourists from abroad.
Uzbekistan will participate in the Peace Mission-2018 antiterrorist military exercise. The military exercise will be organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), This is the first drill since 2010 that Uzbekistan will be attending.
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Russia from May 28 to 30., the ministry said. During the visit, the foreign minister will make a speech at the International Think Tank Summit «Primakov Readings».