Friday, 29, September, 2023


Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are making it easier for their citizens to cross the border, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decrees on appointments in his administration, Sherzod Asadov, press secretary of the head of state said on Friday.

At an open meeting on August 24, the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan rehabilitated another 240 people who were victims of Stalinist repressions between 1920 to 1931, the press service of the Supreme Court said.

From August 26 to 30, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of the Bureau for Asia, Änjali Kaur, will be visiting Uzbekistan to advance the U.S.-Uzbekistan development partnership. DAA Kaur will visit USAID-supported project sites and meet with government officials and development partners. 

Uzbek Embassy in Kyiv congratulated Ukraine on the national holiday - Independence Day, which is marked on August 24. The congratulatory message in Ukrainian was published on the embassy's Facebook page.

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have agreed to enter into a new agreement on the supply of Turkmen gas, the state online newspaper of Turkmenistan "Golden Age" said.

The Senate at today’s 44th session rejected to pass the Subsoil Bill, the press service of the Senate reported. The reason was "a number of contentious issues at the conceptual level."

The Senate at today’s plenary session passed the amendments to the Currency Regulation Law, the press service of the Senate said earlier.

As of the start of academic year (from September 4), the Tashkent subway will reduce the wait time  bewteen trains during peak hours, UzA said referring to the press service of the subway.

The Senate at today’s plenary session passed the amendments to the Rent Law and Leasing Law, the press service of the Senate said earlier.

Uzbek football clubs learned their opponents in the group stage of the 2023-24 AFC Champions League, which begins on September 19.

On August 22, President Shavkat Mirziyoyeva, his wife Ziroathon Mirziyoyeva, as well as Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony of a secondary school named after Mirzo Ulugbek, built in Fuzuli, the press service of the leader of Azerbaijan said.

According to Uzhydromet, on August 26-27, the daily temperature in Tashkent city will drop to +23...+28°C. Slightly cloudy weather is expected in Tashkent, no precipitation on August 25-26, intermittent rain in places on August 27, and a possible thunderstorm. The temperature on August 25 at night will be 19-24°, in the daytime 34-39°, on August 26-27 it will drop to 23-28°.

David Hoffman has been appointed as the new director to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Uzbekistan, the mission said on its Facebook page.

Uzbekistan’s international trade in January-July 2023 topped $34.97 billion, recording an increase of $6.6 billion, or 23.3%, compared to the same period last year. This follows from the report of the Statistics Agency under the President.

The capacity of the Gazli underground gas storage facility (UGS) is planned to be doubled by 2025. Muhammad Saidazimov, the chief engineer of the Gazli Gas Storage joint venture, announced this to the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel.

The agreement on the establishment of the Supreme Interstate Council between Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan was signed in Baku on August 22 by Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ilham Aliyev.

Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Kudratov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Uzbekistan Alisherbek Paygamov (before the change in the structure of the Presidential Administration) met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó and in particular discussed cooperation in the field of nuclear energy on August 19.

The city of Turkestan, Kazakhstan will host the next summit of the Turkic States Organization (TSO) on November 3, 2023. Before that, on November 2, a meeting of foreign ministers of TSO member countries will take place.

On August 21, the Uzbek airline Centrum Air launched once-a-week Tashkent to Doha direct flight. The first passengers departing from the international Tashkent airport were escorted to the flight on Airbus A320 aircraft.