Wednesday, 06, December, 2023


Following the first Ministerial meeting on regional cooperation of the C5+1 format (Central Asia + the US) in Samarkand today, the Administrator unveiled new projects that USAID intended to implement in the region.

The Yashnabad district criminal court of Tashkent on July 11 sentenced the Nexia driver, who in January 2023 hit a pregnant woman who later died in hospital.

The State Statistics Agency unveiled Top 10 countries in Uzbekistan's international trade. China on US$ 9.5 dollars was Uzbekistan's top trade partner in January-September 2023

The first Ministerial meeting on regional cooperation in the C5+1”format (Central Asia + the U.S.) is taking place today in Samarkand. The meeting is attended by delegations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, as well as the United States, led by the USAID Administrator Samantha Power.

Yesterday, Administrator Samantha Power visited a school in Tashkent and announced a new initiative to help improve the quality of instruction, materials, and support that every child needs to succeed in school, with an initial-year investment of $4.5 million. 

For the first time, the foreign ministers of the five Central Asian countries met with representatives of all 27 countries of the European Union at the same time.

On October 23, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha Power.

Ministry of defense repaired the MI-8MTV helicopter of the Kyrgyz Air Force and handed it back, the press service of the Defense ministry reported.

Over the past two years, 22 trillion soums ($1.8 billion) have been provided from the budget for water management, including about 1 trillion of subsidies ($81 million) in Uzbekistan for water-saving technologies. This became known during the government meeting chaired by president on October 20.

Administrator Samantha Power arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan today to deepen the U.S. partnership with the people of Uzbekistan. During her visit, she will announce additional investments, including an additional $14.2 million to strengthen collaboration in global health, governance, and economic growth.

The Russian Red Wings will launch regular Kazan to Samarkand passenger flights on October 30, 2023. Flights will be operated once a week on Mondays on SU95 type aircraft.

On Monday, it will rain fall in the central and south-eastern provinces of Uzbekistan, mostly of low intensity. No precipitation is expected in Karakalpakstan, Khorezm, Bukhara, and Navoi provinces, Uzhydromet reported.

Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov held bilateral meetings with ambassadors of France Aurelia Bouchez, of Qatar Hassan Hamza Hashim, of Azerbaijan Huseyn Guliyev, of the USA Jonathan Henick and of Italy Agostino Pinna.

On October 19, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved the Framework Agreement between the governments of Uzbekistan and South Korea on cooperation in the field of climate change.

USAID Administrator Samantha Power will travel to Uzbekistan from October 23rd-24th to convene the first C5+1 Regional Connectivity Ministerial and emphasize the U.S. government’s commitment to the independence, sovereignty, and prosperity of the countries in the region. 

Last year, Uzbek agriculture consumed 39 billion cubic meters of water. Of this, 36%, or more than 14 billion, was lost in canals and ditches with earthen beds, said Shavkat Mirziyoyev at today’s government meeting.

Partly cloudy and warm weather will remain over most of Uzbekistan on Friday with air temperatures within +24...+27 degrees Celsius, Uzhydromet reported.

Samarkand city criminal court sentenced a 36-year-old man who stabbed to death two daughters and a son aged 13, 12 and 10 years to life imprisonment finding him guilty under the Deliberate murder of two or more persons who were in a helpless state, with particular cruelty charge, the spokesman to the Samarkand province court Sadriddin Nabiev reported.

President signed the Measures to further improve the road industry Decree. The Decree stipulates the building of in the directions Tashkent to Andijan, Tashkent to Samarkand toll roads and a toll tunnel in Tahtaqoracha pass in 2025.

Nishan district criminal court in Kashkadarya province on October 4 sentenced a man who had illegally used drinking water for 13 years, Uzsuvtaminot's press service reported.