Wednesday, 30, November, 2022

National

The Migration and Citizenship Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported on how many Russian citizens have entered Uzbekistan in recent months.

On the sidelines of the Central Asia-EU Summit, Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Thursday.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the meeting of the Central Asian leaders and the President of the European Council Charles Michel in Astana. The parties discussed the prospects for advancing the political dialogue, the expansion of interregional cooperation, the intensification of trade and economic cooperation and cultural and humanitarian exchanges.

The State Committee for Defense Industry of Uzbekistan issued a statement in which it “categorically denied reports circulated in some media that Uzbekistan hostd a site for production (assembly) of Iranian attack drones used in hostilities in Ukraine.”

Former Karshi city mayor Jamshid Fozilov was detained in a nespecially large scale embezzlement case, by the press service of the Kashkadarya province prosecutor's office.

An interview with a Russian-Israeli businessman, former top manager of Yukos oil company, Leonid Nevzlin, was uploaded on Visiting Gordon YouTube channel owned by the journalist Dmitry Gordon.

According to the relevant presidential decree, flights will be restored at Shakhrisabz and Sariasiya airports, as well as flights to Zaamin will be launched. While, it is planned to boost the tourism potential of Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya and Jizzakh provinces.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has prepared a draft resolution amending the Cabinet of Ministers’ Measures to simplify the procedure for registering foreign citizens and stateless persons in Uzbekistan Resolution.

On October 27, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Astana to attend the maiden Central Asia-European Union summit.

The Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov met with the Prime Minister of Korea Republic Han Duck-soo during his visit to Seoul to attend the 15th Central Asia-Republic of Korea Cooperation Forum.

Officers of the Khorezm province Department for Combating Economic Crimes under the General Prosecutor's Office and the State Security Service arrested the deputy mayor of Urgench district on charges of bribery, the Department reported.

Complex tactical defensive, as well as s special tactical drill in cooperation with law enforcement agencies, took place in the northern Uzbekistan, the Northwestern Military District of the Ministry of Defense reported.

UNDP in partnership with Uzhydromet hosted the second basin planning workshop to build better understanding of the current state and potential impact of climate change on livelihoods of people at selected pilot (national) river basins areas in the Ferghana Valley.

Saidazim Sharipov, Deputy Director for Urban Planning and Scientific Projects of the ToshkentboshplanLITI Institute of Design and Research, spoke at a press conference on Saturday about the details of the draft master plan of Tashkent until 2045.

The Legislative Chamber at a plenary session on October 25 immediately passed the Conflict of Interest Bill in the second and third readings. Now it must be considered by the Senate.

Samarkand will host the EU-Central Asia ministerial meeting and the international conference: EU-Central Asia interdependence: Global gateways for sustainable development on November 17-18.

On October 25, 2022, Ambassador of Romania to the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. Daniel Cristian Ciobanu attended the inauguration of two alternative multi-age/play preschool facilities in Khorezm province (Sayot and Shorkol neighborhoods in Khiva district), financed on the basis of Romania's voluntary contribution (from official development assistance funds) to UNICEF.

This month, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) began distributing over $200,000 worth of equipment to 226 female graduates of a USAID-supported entrepreneurship and vocational training program. The rural entrepreneurs will use the equipment to launch start-up businesses. The equipment handover is part of USAID’s $3.4 Million Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative.

Director Eric Catalfamo and Cultural Property Analyst Ann Compton of the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State visited Uzbekistan for 9 days to deepen cultural ties.

Moscow-based non-alcoholic beverages plant Ochakovo launched product exports to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. We are talking about the import-substitutions named CoolCola, Fancy and Street soft drinks, the alternatives for Coca Cola, Fanta and Sprite.