Tuesday, 25, June, 2024

World

The summit of the founding states of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea was held in Turkemn city of Turkmenbashi, which was attended by members of the delegations of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and representatives of the fund's board, the Uzbek President’s press service said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a meeting in the city of Turkmenbashi.

The chief of the Taliban’s political office Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai will lead a delegation to a meeting in Moscow next month, Afghan media reported on Saturday.

Turkmenistan will host the summit of leaders of the founding member states of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea on on Aug. 24 in the Turkmen resort of Avaza, local media reported.

A Hungarian master attentively places his basketry utensils while Konobaeva Venera, a weaving master from Kyrgyzstan, packs up after a weaving workshop. Nearby, other masters from Uzbekistan and Hungary prepare for their time slots in the FAO stand at the Festival of Folk Arts, which runs through 20 August at the Buda Royal Palace in Budapest.

JSC Uzbekistan Railways is implementing the Construction and Equipping of Buildings of a Secondary School in Spitamen district of Sughd province of the Republic of Tajikistan Project.

Fall Armyworm could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia as the invasive crop-eating pest is highly likely to spread further from India, with South East Asia and South China most at risk, FAO warned today.

The development of the Joint CIS Air Defense System will be discussed at a meeting of the Coordinating Committee under the CIS Council of Defense Ministers.

An Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in prison for plotting to help a foreign terrorist group has been sentenced to another 20 years for trying to kill a federal prison warden in California.

A delegation from the Afghan Taliban met officials in Uzbekistan during a five-day trip to the country last week to discuss issues including transport and power lines and peace in Afghanistan, the movement’s political office said.

Central Asian and neighbouring countries discussed transboundary water management, maintenance and the possibilities for strengthening sustainable development during a July 12-13 regional meeting in Almaty.

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar.

First week of August is marked as World Breastfeeding Week (WBFW) and celebrated in more than 170 countries around the world, including Uzbekistan.

The anna.aero analysed the development of the low-cost market in Asia to see how the business model has advanced in the most populated part of the world.

The first trade house in France, UzFranceTrade opened Friday in Paris, Dunyo (Uzbek foreign ministry news agency) reported. UzFranceTrade aims to promote the exports of Uzbek products to France and other EU countries.

The interim president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Gafur Rakhimov has been removed from the most wanted list of the Uzbek Interior Ministry, Kun.uz reported.

Food imports are placing an increasing burden on the world's poorest countries, a new FAO report says. The world food import bill has broadly tripled since 2000 to reach $1.43 trillion in 2017, while it has risen around fivefold for countries that are the most vulnerable to food shortages.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani hosted the visiting Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov Sunday, the Ministry said. The sides reportedly discussed the bilateral ties, focusing on the implementation of the agreements reached during the official visit of the President of Afghanistan to Uzbekistan in December, and exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and the Central Asia in general.

Time is running out for the world’s forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon on July 6 in Astana, on the sidelines of the festivities dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the city of Astana, the presidential press service said.