Wednesday, 30, November, 2022

National

Joint interview of Uzbekistan's ambassador to Japan, Muhsin Abdurahmanov, former Japanese ambassador to Uzbekistan, Fumihiko Kato, and OISCA president Etsuko Nakano was organized at the of Uzbek Embassy in Tokyo for the next issue of OISCA magazine, Dunyo reported.

Trilateral talks took place at the Ministry of Investments via conference call between Deputy Minister Badriddin Obidov and Chairman of the Working Group on Uzbekistan's WTO membership, Korean Ambassador to Geneva Lee Tae-ho and Director of the Department for the Accession of New Countries of the WTO Secretariat Maika Oshikawa.

Finance Minister Timur Ishmetov, at the second International Samarkand Economic Forum on Thursday, spoke about the conditions for maintaining high economy growth rates in Uzbekistan in the coming years.

The Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of Uzbekistan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development signed an agreement on the provision of consulting services for the construction of 17 student dormitories for 18,000 people, the press service of the Ministry of Higher Education said.

The Deputy Commanding General of United States Army Central, Major General Wendul Hagler, presented 50 Polaris MRZR light tactical combat mobility vehicles to the Special Operations Forces of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov and Kyrgyzstan Jeenbek Kulubaev signed an agreement on separate sections of the border and an agreement between the governments on the joint management of water resources of Andijan (Kempir-Abad) reservoir, the press service of the Foreign Ministry reported.

Uzsuvtaminot and Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services will implement the Improvement of sewerage system in Tashkent city Project. The relevant memorandum was signed in Tashkent on Wednesday, the press service of Uzsuvtaminot said.

Starting from November 1, digital television operators of Uzbekistan have included a number of foreign TV channels in different languages ​​in their packages. Prior to this, Uzbeks, in addition to domestic channels, could watch mainly Russian channels.

The First Deputy Minister of Investments Laziz Qudratov met with the country representative of the European Union in Uzbekistan Charlotte Adrian.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved the amended Labor Code on October 28. The document will take effect six months later, on April 30, 2023.

Within the framework of the regional project of the German International Agency (GIZ): Simplification of Trade Procedures in Central Asia, the State Customs Committee handed over control technical devices worth about 100 thousand US dollars to the Yallama border customs post.

The official website of the Senate was hacked today and has been inaccessible for some time. The site displayed the messages: Salute to Cyber ​​Security Center and Your System Has Been Hacked.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting to analyze the effectiveness of benefits provided to economic sectors on Tuesday, his press service reported.

German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock and executives of a number of German companies visited the Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex on Tuesday.

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of the Fertilizer Development Fund to increase fertilizer production and sales in Uzbekistan. The fund will support agribusinesses, and help keep food affordable. Through the fund, selected private fertilizer production companies will receive new technologies and/or customized training worth up to 4 billion soums per company. USAID is seeking concept papers from interested companies, details of which are shared below.

Muzrabat district former mayor Erkin Alimov, who was fired in September, is now facing charges, UzA reported. The Surkhandarya province department of State Security Service launched a case under Theft by misappropriation or embezzlement, Abuse of power and Forgery charges. 

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock at the joint press briefing on Tuesday said that the German government hoped to transport thousands of Afghans through Uzbekistan every month. This issue was discussed by the heads of the foreign ministries of both countries in Tashkent.

Samarkand Airport will be closed for flights for technical reasons from 00:01 on November 8 to 00:01 on November 12. A message about this appeared on Wednesday in the international notice for aviation personnel Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM), according to the AviaAlertsUZ Telegram channel.

On November 1, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the German Minister of Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock. The parties focused on the ways to further expand the Uzbek-German multifaceted cooperation and exchanged views on the current regional and international agenda.

Uzbek Ambassador to Hungary (stationed in Vienna) Abat Fayzullaev met with senior executives of Wizz Air in Budapest.