Effectiveness of fish-breeding in Uzbekistan increasing
The resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan of 13 August 2003 on measures for deepening demonopolization and privatization in the fish branch serves as an important guide in further development of fish-breeding in the country.
Tezintom increases production by 22%
Uzbek-German joint venture Tezintom increased it production volumes by 22% in the first eight months of this year compared to the similar period of 2007. Last year, the company manufactured products worth UZS 3.2 billion.
Job fairs for youth held in Tashkent
Tashkent city administration, department of labor and social welfare and other organizations are holding job fairs for youth in various districts of the capital.
Power Uzbekistan 2008 exhibition opens
The third International Exhibition “Power Uzbekistan 2008” opened at Tashkent’s Uzexpocentre on 23 September. The event has been organized by the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Uzbekenergo Company, Uzsuvenergo Association of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Tashkent city administration and international exhibition company ITE Uzbekistan.
Presentation of tourist potential of Uzbekistan in Japan
Presentation of the tourist industry of Uzbekistan was held in Tokyo during the International tourist exhibition JATA World tourism congress and Travel fair 2008.
International exhibition “Defense Line 2008” starts
The international exhibition “Defense Line 2008” on industrial safety and occupational safety opened in Tashkent. The event has been organized by the Emergency Ministry of Uzbekistan, the Head Fire Safety Department of the Interior Ministry, the national holding company Uzbekneftegaz, state joint stock company Uzkimyosanoat and the Proofline company.
Tashkent conference considers development of agriculture
The conference on scientific bases and technologies for agricultural development was held in Tashkent. The event, organized by the regional program for Central Asia and Caucasus of the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA), was attended by experts from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, India, Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Auto caravans on the Great Silk Road
On 16 September, international conference on development of automobile communication between Asia and Europe through Central Asia was held in Tashkent.
Credit-Standard Bank capital reaches UZS 9.36 bn
Open joint stock commercial bank Credit-Standard is a universal lending institution serving corporate and private business. It is among the ten largest banks in Uzbekistan and occupies leading positions on reliability and stability.
Uzbekistan, Afghanistan discuss energy cooperation
Minister of energy and water resources of Afghanistan Muhammad Ismailkhan held talks with the chairman of the Uzbekenergo company Botir Teshaboyev in Tashkent on 20 August.
IFC head visits Uzbekistan
Lars Thunell, Executive Vice President and CEO of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, concluded his first official visit to Uzbekistan by emphasizing that IFC would continue to increase access to finance for micro and small enterprises, contribute to improving the business enabling environment, and help develop housing finance.
Uzbekistan Airways carries 1 million passengers in 1Н 2008
Uzbekistan Airways, the national air company, transported about 1 million passengers and almost 12,000 tons of cargo in the first half of 2008.
Railway transport installs fiber optic cable for communication service
Surkhandarya region’s Railroad network continues the work on application of fibеr optic cable at its communication service. Now, residents of the region can purchase tickets to all trains, including domestic and international routes, at their local railway station.
Uzbek-Iranian intergovernmental commission holds session
The ninth session of the Uzbek-Iranian intergovernmental commission for trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation was held in Tashkent on 30 July.
New railway bridge to operate by Independence Day in Tashkent
The new railway bridge will be put into operation in Mirsolihov Street prior to the 17th independence anniversary in Tashkent. It is being constructed in the place of the old one, which was built in the early years of the 20th century.
Young power engineering specialists’ forum held in Samarkand
Over 150 young people from eight industrial enterprises and service companies of Samarkand, Kashkadarya and Syrdarya regions exchanged experience at the Forum of young power engineering specialists in Samarkand.
Asaka automobile plant turns 12
Automobile plant in Asaka, Andijan region of Uzbekistan, turns 12 on 19 July. It was on this day in 1996 that Uzbekistan became one of the world’s 28 car-producing countries. Lacetti, Nexia, Matiz and Damas manufactured at the Asaka plant enjoy high demand not only in Uzbekistan, but also abroad. Starting from this year, the plant produces new models named Captiva, Epica and Tacuma.
Exhibition “India Minitech-2008” opens in Tashkent
Exhibition “India Minitech-2008 – mini-technologies of India for small business” opened at Uzexpocentre in Tashkent. It has been organized by the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade, State committee for demonopolization, Commercial and industry chamber and the Embassy of India.
Construction of Uzbekistan-China gas pipeline starts
Construction of the Uzbekistan-China gas pipeline started on 30 June near the Sayot village of Jondor district of Bukhara region. Uzbekistan and China signed the agreement on the principles of construction and exploitation of the pipeline in April 2007 during the visit of the chairman of the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission Ma Kai to Tashkent.
Uzbektelecom holds shareholders meeting
Uzbektelecom company held a shareholders meeting in Tashkent to consider the results of the activity in 2007. Vice Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, who is chairman of the Uzbektelecom supervisory board, conducted the meeting.