President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on February 15 signed a decree on splitting the Ministry of Culture and Sports into the Ministry of Culture and the State Committee for Sports.
Ceiling rates for imported socially important medicines and medical products have been approved in Uzbekistan. Their list is available on the website of the State Competition Committee.
On February 15, at the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan was held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China, Sun Lizi.
On February 15, at the Uzbek Labor Ministry was held a meeting with a delegation of the International Labor Organization in the framework of the extension of the Decent Work Country Programme 2014-2016.
Uzbek Committee for Motor Roads have been established instead of State joint-stock company for construction and operation of motor roads (SJC "UzAvtoYul" (transl. Uz Auto Road)). This is provided for by Presidential Decree "On measures to further improve road management system", UzA reported.
On 15 February, 2017 the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitriy Kozak, who arrived in our country to participate in the regular meeting of the joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation.
Uzbekistan and Russia signed an Agreement on simplifying customs operations when moving goods and vehicles between the two countries.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in early April, will make a state visit to Russia. This was reported in the framework of the 18th session of the Intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia, held on Wednesday in Tashkent.
Construction works of Urgench to Khiva rail road commenced on February 10, the website of the province governor’s office said. The project is being implemented pursuant to the President Shavkat Mirziyoev’s instruction during his visit to the province on 27-28 January.
On February 13, the Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoev met with the delegation of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, headed by the deputy chairman of the Assembly, Yeraly Tugzhanov.