In Uzbekistan punishment for motor vehicles (MV) theft will be toughened from 27 December. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Dec 26 signed amendment to the Criminal Code. Amendment Law was passed by the Legislative Chamber on 6 October and was approved by the Senate on October 12.
Official presentation of the updated website, virtual reception and hot line of the Oliy Majlis Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) was held in the Ombudsman’s office.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part at the Dec 25 extraordinary session of Navoi region deputies council, the press service of the Head of State said.
The French Development Agency (AFD) and Uzbek Finance Ministry signed a 23.5 million euro loan agreement for funding a project on modernization of the solid waste management in Samarkand, a statement of the Embassy of France in Uzbekistan said.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the Dec 23 extraordinary session of the Jizzakh region deputies council. In his speech, the President criticized the region’s previous leadership for the accumulated problems.
On December 24 in Samarkand were held the talks between the Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev and Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, the press service of the Presidency of Uzbekistan said.
The Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev arrived today in Samarkand on a working visit. According to the press-service of the Presidency of Kyrgyzstan, he will lay a wreath at the tomb of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
On December 20-23 Beijing hosted the regular meeting of the Council of National Coordinators of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
On December 23 was held the extraordinary session of Samarkand region deputies council, in which the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a statement, the Presidency website said.
Ergash Shoismatov has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of UzTransGaz, which is part of UzbekNefteGaz holding, a statement of the company press service said.