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Uzgidromet announced the Tashkent city weather forecast for the weekend. On May 3, intermittent rain is possible in the afternoon, it could rain at night and in the morning on May 4, and on May 5.

On the sidelines of the Tashkent International Investment Forum and the meeting of the Foreign Investors Council today the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted a delegation led by the chairperson of the US-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce Carolyn Lamm, the presidential press service said. 

Uzbekistan ranked 148 out of 180 in the 2024 World Press Freedom Index published by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The country slipped 11 positions in the ranking since the previous ranking. The situation with media freedom in the country is estimated as “very difficult.”

Closer cross-border collaboration and reforming trade policies in Central Asia and its neighbors can cut the carbon footprint of trade and value chains—a growing source of emissions in one of the world’s most energy-intensive regions for manufacturing—officials from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said at the bank’s 57th Annual Meeting.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired the second plenary session of the Council of Foreign Investors under the President at the Kuksaroy residence, the presidential press service said.

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of Islamic Development Bank Group, is delighted to announce the launch of its newest flagship Trade Connect Central Asia+ (TCCA+) Program at the 3rd Tashkent International Investment Forum.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in his opening remarks at the III Tashkent International Investment Forum, outlined priority areas for expanding cooperation with foreign investors.

Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan signed a memorandum of cooperation on the interconnectivity of energy grids. The document was adopted at the meeting of the ministers of economy and energy of the three countries in Tashkent on May 1, Interfax reported citing the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan, Mikail Jabbarov.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, speaking at the III Tashkent International Investment Forum, spoke about priority areas for expanding cooperation between Uzbekistan and investors.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made opening remarks at the III Tashkent International Investment Forum. He welcomed the participants and appealed to investors, encouraging them to cooperate with Uzbekistan.

On April 29, at approximately 17:00, the driver in a GM Cobalt hit a 15-year-old girl who was crossing the road on Uzbekistan street in Samarkand, the press service of the Road traffic safety department of the Samarkand province said.

A score of changes in regulations and other novelties will take effect on May 1, 2024 in Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Justice said on Wednesday. 

National Agency for Perspective Projects (NAPP) issued a license to JAPAN DXT, permitting the company to operate as a crypto depository, the Agency said in a statement.

Uzgidromet announced Tashkent city weather forecast for Thursday, May 2. The weather will be slightly cloudy, with no precipitation expected. The temperature will be +10...+12 degrees Celsius range at night, and +25...+27 degrees during the day.

The Eighth Meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of Uzbekistan is scheduled to convene on May 23 and 24, 2024. The Working Party, tasked with overseeing Uzbekistan's accession process, will gather for discussions at the Centre William Rappard (WTO building) in Geneva. The agenda includes an informal meeting on agriculture support scheduled for May 23 at 3:00 p.m., followed by the Eighth Working Party meeting on May 24 at 10:00 a.m.

On May 2-3, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Japarov will land in Tashkent on an official visit, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan said.

Uzbekistan and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced a major 12-project program with total worth of $2.58 bln, the Ministry of Investment, Industry, and Trade said. These projects cover critical areas such as green energy, water supply, highway reconstruction, and infrastructure development.

Market analysts from EastFruit report a clear-cut predominance of Turkmenistan’s greenhouse tomatoes within Tajikistan’s wholesale venues. These tomatoes, notable for their superior quality and contemporary packaging, are also priced competitively. Notably, Turkmenistan’s produce has entirely replaced the Uzbek greenhouse tomatoes, underscoring the ongoing challenges within Uzbekistan’s greenhouse sector – a topic we have extensively covered in the past.

Photographs circulated on social networks today of a hole in the asphalt on Tashkent’s Istikbol street. This street connects Amir Temur Square and Shakhrisabz street.

As of April 1, 2024, the number of newborns in Uzbekistan was 205,713, which is 4.3% less than in 2023, the Statistics Agency said in its quarterly report.