The Uzbek Senate elected Alisher Kurmanov Chairman of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Tourism.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Andijan province on June 2, UzA said. The Head of state intends to familiarize himself with status of projects implementation in Andijan and visit makhallas, schools and other social facilities.
An employee of the French Embassy in Uzbekistan, Major Francis Delègue, Head of the Regional Operational Security, also responsible for Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, died in an accident in the Chimgan mountains on Saturday, a spokesman for the diplomatic mission said.
On June 1, 2017, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America Pamela Leora Spratlen.
Uzbekistan will ask Saudi Arabia to increase the country quota for small pilgrimage (Umrah) to 10 thousand people in 2018, the Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers said.
On 30 May 2017, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan was held a meeting with the Special Representative of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for development of cooperation with the CIS countries Muhammad Shakir Korgar.
On May 30, 2017 President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed an Order appointing Kozim Tulaganov as deputy chairman of the Committee for Architecture and Construction - the head of the Office for Architectural and Construction Supervision (formerly the Main Office for State Supervision over Compliance with Quality of Design and Construction and Installation Works), a statement of the Government portal said.
On May 31, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the visiting Junior Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Ivan Jancarek, who arrived in Uzbekistan for inter-MFA political consultations, bilateral meetings in the Senate, Ministry of Foreign Trade, Committee for Investments and is expected to visit Khorezm province.
On May 29, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a government meeting focusing on the analysis and assessment of the status of the accords, agreements and projects signed following his state visits to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and China, as well as talks with the President Turkey.
The National Media Board, which was inaugurated on May 29, announced the introduction in Uzbekistan of a television audience measurement system.