President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on the organizational measures for the development and implementation of the State program "Year Of Dialogue with People and Human Interests," the Akhborot program of Uzbekistan channel said.
The objectives of the program, which should be prepared in a month's time - is to radical improvement of the quality and effectiveness of the ongoing democratization processes, and ensure the rights, freedoms and interests, including decent living standards, strengthening the role and responsibility of public authorities for their implementation, introduction of new effective tools and methods for an open dialogue with the people and work with their appeals, timely handling of life's problems of citizens, consistent implementation in practice of the noble idea - "Human interests - above all else. "
A national commission headed by Prime Minister Abdullah Aripov has been formed to develop and implement the Program. The formed working group will be engaged in summation of materials and proposals from ministries, local authorities, economic entities, public and non-governmental organizations.
Priorities of State Program 2017
Reinforcing the social state of mutual respect and solidarity, ensuring equal rights and opportunities for all citizens, regardless of nationality, religion or belief, strengthening the role and importance of mahalla institute, women's and youth organizations, veterans' associations, peace and security in the country.
Uzbekistan and Pakistan should focus on establishing direct rail and air links that would go a long way towards improving trade activities, Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique said during the meeting with the Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Furkat Sidiqov.
The Commanding General of US Army Central, Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett on 13-15 December visited Uzbekistan with a group of advisors and assistants.
Zakirov Batir Irkinovich has been appointed for the position of Chairman of the Uzbek Committee for Architecture and Construction, a statement of the government portal said.
Sharapov Anvar Kurbanovich has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Uzbek Tourism Development Committee, a statement in the government portal said.
On December 16 was held the extraordinary session of the Bukhara regional council of people's deputies, the press service of the Bukhara regional administration said.
The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on December 16, received the UK Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Alan Duncan.
On December 16, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, Alan Duncan.
On December 16 was held the extraordinary session of the Surkhandarya regional council of people's deputies, the President press-service said.
In accordance with the Presidential Decree, Ramatov Achilbay Jumaniyazovich has been appointed for the position of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekistan Railways - Head of Complex on the issues of complex development of territories and public utilities sphere, transport, capital construction and building industry.