Gratitude message on behalf of inhabitants of Japanese Fukushima prefecture
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received a gratitude message from the governor of Fukushima prefecture Yuheya Sato, who expressed appreciation for the condolences and humanitarian assistance provided by Uzbekistan to the residents of this region of Japan, the victims of devastating disaster of 11 March 2011.
Czech parliamentary delegation visits Uzbekistan
Delegation headed by Přemysl Sobotka, first deputy chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, met chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Ilgizar Sobirov on 2 June.
Improvement of electoral legislation discussed
The Central Election Commission held a round table discussion on issues of freedom of suffrage and development of electoral law, defined in the concept of further deepening of democratic reforms and formation of civil society in Uzbekistan.
President meets OSCE chairman
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with acting chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Azubalis.
President of Uzbekistan receives US President’s Deputy National Security Advisor
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received US President’s Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent on 31 May.
Cooperation for peace and security
On 27-28 May, VI meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Forum was held in Tashkent. Delegations of national research centers of the Member States, experts from SCO observer-countries, representatives of the Secretariat and the Executive Committee of RATS, the diplomatic corps in Uzbekistan took part in it.
First Australian envoy of Uzbekistan hands credentials
The first Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Australia, with residence in Singapore, Alisher Kurmanov presented credential letters to Australian Governor-General Quentin Bryce.
Islam Karimov receives UN Under-Secretary-General
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the UN Under-Secretary-General, UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark at Oqsaroy Residence in Tashkent on 23 May.
President Karimov receives Lukoil chief
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the head of Lukoil Vagit Alekperov at Oqsaroy Residence on 20 May.
Long-term strategic partnership based on equality and mutual understanding
Summing up the state visit of President Islam Karimov to India.
Islam Karimov arrives in Delhi
The main events of the visit will take place on 18 May. Islam Karimov will meet Indian president Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Speaker of the Senate, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Minister for Foreign Affairs Somanahalli Malay Krishna and other senior officials of India.
President leaves for Delhi
On the invitation of Indian President Pratibha Patil, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Delhi with a state visit on 17 May.
“Uzbekistan has rich experience in rational and efficient use of water resources”
On 12-13 May, a regional conference in preparation for the Sixsth World Water Forum was held in Tashkent. UzA correspondents talked to some of its members.
President Islam Karimov to visit India
On 17-18 May, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will pay a state visit to India at the invitation of President of India Pratibha Patil.
“Rational use of water is an urgent task”
On 12-13 May an international conference devoted to the preparation for Sixth World Water Forum was held in Tashkent. UzA correspondents talked to some of the participnts.
Entrepreneurs receive additional support
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 12 May on improvement of the order of organization and state registration of the entrepreneurship entities.
Islam Karimov receives Miguel Angel Moratinos at Oqsaroy
On 12 May, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the deputy of the lower house of the Spanish Parliament (Congress of Deputies), former Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos at Oqsaroy Residence in Tashkent.
Commission discusses drafts of media related bills
In accordance with the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On measures to implement the concept of further deepening of democratic reforms and formation of civil society in the country in reforming the field of information and freedom of expression and information” from 14 January, 2011, Cabinet of Ministers held its regular meeting of the commission to develop regulations.
French delegation meets chairman of Senate
On 10 May, French delegation led by Andre Dule, the chairman of the parliamentary friendship group France – Central Asia, met with the chairman of Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Ilgizar Sobirov in Tashkent.
Soul glorious, memory sacred in this august land
Pronounced on President Islam Karimov’s initiative, 9 May – Day of Memory and Glory is widely celebrated in Uzbekistan as a nation-wide holiday.