On November 22-23, Samarkand will host Asian Forum on Human Rights. The forum is expected to be attended by representatives of the UN and other international organizations, heads of institutions engaged in human rights protection in the Asian continent, legal scholars and others.
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Benelux countries jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality of Netherlands will organize a workshop on agricultural sector opportunities of Uzbekistan, in Almere.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov met with Coordinator for Intersocietal Cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership Countries at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, member of the Bundestag Dirk Wiese, in Berlin.
The most low-cost and effective way of preventing diseases is to promote a healthy lifestyle and proper nutrition. Unfortunately, due to a sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition, half of the population of Uzbekistan is overweight, 46 percent have high blood cholesterol, and 31 percent have high blood pressure.
At the meeting, held on November 9 under the chairmanship of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, attention was paid to issues of motherhood and childhood protection. Instructions were given on deeply analyzing the factors of maternal and child mortality, development of specific measures for their elimination.
At the meeting devoted to the analysis of results of the ongoing reforms on development of healthcare system, it was noted that the receipt of more than 45 thousand medical appeals in the President’s Virtual Reception Office over the past period this year indicates that there are still many problems in the sphere.
On November 9, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev dedicated to the analysis of the results of ongoing reforms on development of healthcare system, coverage of regional residents with high-quality medical care, strengthening the material and technical base of medical institutions, as well as identifying future priorities.
At an event held in Tashkent city khokimiyat, dedicated to presentation of “Tashkent 2025: Transformation” project, prospects for further improving the appearance of the capital were discussed in detail.
Tashkent hosted International specialized exhibitions FoodWeek/Horeca/AgriTek Uzbekistan 2018, organized by Expo Position LLC with the assistance of ministries of agriculture and water management, the Council of Farmers, Dehkan Farms and Owners of Household Lands, at Uzexpocentre.
Memorandum of Mutual Cooperation was signed between the print edition of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China – the editorial office of the People’s Daily (Jen-min Jih-pao) newspaper and Uzbekistan National News Agency (UzA).
On November 8, 2018, the government delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Adviser to the Federal President of Germany on diplomatic and foreign policy issues Thomas Bagger, in Berlin.
On November 8, 2018, the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan led by the Special Representative of the President for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev attended “Joint vision for Afghanistan” international conference, held in the European Parliament, in Brussels.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan Dilyor Khakimov met with Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Kunio Mikuriya at headquarters of this organization in Brussels.