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President of Uzbekistan receives Premier of State Council of China

02.11.07 20:40

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao on 2 November in Tashkent. During the talks at the Oqsaroy residence, the sides considered the current state and perspectives of the Uzbek-Chinese relations. The first official visit to Uzbekistan of the Chinese State Council’s Premier is a great opportunity to discuss relations between the two countries, Islam Karimov said.

Tashkent hosts session of Council of heads of governments of SCO member states

02.11.07 17:39

Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Masimov, Premier of the State Council of China Wen Jiabao, Acting Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, Head of Russian Government Victor Zubkov, Prime Minister of Tajikistan Akil Akilov, SCO General Secretary Bolat Nurgaliyev and Director of the Executive Committee of the SCO Regional Antiterrorist Structure Myrzakan Subanov participated in the session.

President Karimov receives Russian Premier Zubkov

02.11.07 14:21

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received head of the Russian government Victor Zubkov on 2 November in Tashkent. The latter arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in the session of the council of heads of governments of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states. The sides considered issues of development of cooperation and other matters of mutual interest.

President of Uzbekistan receives head of Asian Development Bank

31.10.07 19:41

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received president of the Asian Development Bank Haruhiko Kuroda on 31 October. At the meeting in Oqsaroy residence, the sides discussed relations between Uzbekistan and the ADB, as well as implementation and possible development of new joint projects. The ADB is one of Uzbekistan’s reliable and active partners.

President of Uzbekistan leaves for Turkmenistan

18.10.07 11:12

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Turkmenistan on 18 October for a two-day state visit on the invitation of this country’s President Gurbanguli Berdymukhammedov.

Central Election Commission creates electoral districts for presidential elections

05.10.07 19:51

Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan held a session on 5 October to consider formation of electoral districts for presidential elections. The session was held by Election Commission chairman Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov. The commission also considered other issues related to preparation and conduction of the elections of the President of Uzbekistan.

President Islam Karimov visits Jizzakh and Syrdarya regions

28.09.07 11:53

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Jizzakh and Syrdarya regions of the country on 27 September. During the visit, the head of the state met farmers in both regions, and discussed issues related to cotton growing.

Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan considers 2008 state budget

27.09.07 21:52

The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan considered the macroeconomic forecast, the concept of tax and budget policy and the draft state budget for 2008 on 26 September. Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev conducted the Cabinet session. During the discussions, concrete proposals were elaborated on the improvement of the tax and budget policy and 2008 budget parameters.

Central Election Commission sets Presidential elections day

18.09.07 20:09

The Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan announced 23 December 2007 as the day of Presidential elections. The election campaign will start on 21 September, commission chairman Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov said. At its Tuesday session, the election commission passed a resolution on announcing the start of the election campaign. It also approved the plan of events of election commissions to prepare and hold the elections.

Islam Karimov’s book “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development” published

11.09.07 12:25

“Uzbekistan” publishing house published the book by President Islam Karimov entitled “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development”. The book contains the report of the head of the state at the joint session of the Oliy Majils, Cabinet of Ministers and the President’s Office held on 30 August 2007. The report analyzes the country’s development and achievements in the years of independence, and sets tasks for the future.

Parliamentary delegation of China visiting Uzbekistan

06.09.07 19:00

Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China He Luli held talks with the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Erkin Khalilov on 6 September in Tashkent.

Foreign leaders congratulate President with Uzbekistan’s 16th independence anniversary

31.08.07 19:53

Leaders of foreign states and international organizations congratulated the President and the people of Uzbekistan with the country’s 16th independence anniversary. Presidents of Russia, US, Germany, UAE, Singapore, China and other states, as well as UN Secretary General were among those who sent their greeting to President Islam Karimov.

Oliy Majlis, Cabinet of Ministers and President’s Office hold joint session

30.08.07 21:12

Joint session of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Cabinet of Ministers and the President’s Office devoted to the country’s 16th independence anniversary was held on 30 August. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov made a report on “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development” at the session.