On April 15, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic, Jean-Marc Ayrault, who arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev began his Samarkand province trip with the visit of the grave of the First President, Islam Karimov. Surahs from Koran were recited in memory of Islam Karimov, UzA said.
The Uzbek Tourism Development Committee and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan signed a cooperation agreement on tourism. The signing ceremony was held following the talks between the Committee Chairman, Anvar Sharapov and the Minister Arystanbek Mukhamediuly in the framework of the fifth International Uzbek tourist exhibition The World of Leisure-2017, held these days in Tashkent.
President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for Samarkand province on April 14, UzA reported. During the two-day trip, the Head of state intends to inspect the projects being implemented in various areas.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday visited Chilonzar district, one of the "most complicated" districts of Tashkent city, where there is "a lot to work on", the Akhborot program of Uzbekistan channel reported.
One man died and another was injured in a landslide on a road in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent province on April 13. Both of them were in Damas minivan, which toppled over when the landslide descended, the Uzbek Emergency Situations Ministry reported.
On April 11, 2017 the Tourism Development Committee hosted the next meeting of the Uzbekistan-Turkey Friendship Society.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 12 April 2017 signed amendments to Courts Law, Civil Procedural and Economic Procedural Code. The Legislative Chamber passed the law on 18 March 2017 and Senate approved it on 28 March 2017.
On April 14, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic, Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in Uzbekistan on an official visit, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
On April 12, the deputy chairman of the Constitutional Court of Uzbekistan, Buritosh Mustafoyev passed away at 68, a statement of the court's website said.
Friendship of Peoples street in Djizzakh city (in Djizak province) has been renamed to Islam Karimov street. According to the city mayor’s office, the expert commission at the National Center for Geodesy and Cartography adopted the above decision.
Following the criticism by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev towards Uzbek channels during the April 4 videoconference meeting with government officials and senior executives, “Uzbekistan” channel on April 12, broadcast an analytical television program "Dialogue and Interest", during which the problems in the activities of the Uzbek automotive industry were discussed.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev removed from his post the chairman of the Committee on privatization, demonopolization and competition development, Davron Khidoyatov.
By the decree of the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, "On measures to fundamentally increase the efficiency of the internal affairs bodies, to strengthen their responsibility for ensuring public order, reliable protection of civil rights, freedoms and interests ", a number of subdivisions of the Interior Ministry are to be reshuffled.
On April 11, Uzbekistan Airways operated the first flight to the capital of Tajikistan - Dushanbe in the last twenty-five years, the carrier’s press service announced in a statement.
On April 10, 2017, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree "On measures to fundamentally raise the efficiency of the internal affairs bodies (police), to strengthen their responsibility for ensuring public order, protection of civil rights, freedoms and interests."
The State Inspection Board for Quality Control of Road Construction Works under the Cabinet of Ministers has been established in Uzbekistan.
The concept of Health Insurance Bill will be prepared in Uzbekistan by the autumn, this follows from the Presidential Decree "On measures to further boost the private healthcare sector".
Umarbek Khalilov has been appointed as Navoi city khokim (mayor), Navoi province governor’s office announced.Prior to that Umarbek Khalilov served as the chief inspector in the office of the State Adviser to the President.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Saturday got acquainted with the project of construction of a ring rail line in Tashkent, the Akhborot news program on Uzbekistan channel reported.