Students’ Festival starts in Bukhara
The Students’ Festival 2010 opened in the city of Bukhara on 19 November and will last through 23 November. The event organizers are Kamolot youth movement, Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan Fund, Ministry of Higher and Specialized Secondary Education, Sports and Culture Ministry and Bukhara regional administration.
Deputies approve 2011 jobs creation program
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved the Program of creation of workplaces and employment of the population for 2011 at its session on 18 November.
EU diplomats visit Surkhandarya region
The heads of the diplomatic missions of the European Union states accredited in Uzbekistan made a familiarization visit to the southern Surkhandarya region on 19 November. The trip was organized by the Senate’s Foreign Political Affairs Committee jointly with the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan pursues consistent work to solve environmental problems
International conference “Transboundary environmental problems in Central Asia: application of international legal mechanisms to solve them” was carried out in Tashkent on 16-17 November. UzA correspondents asked the opinions of some of the forum participants.
Uzbekistan marks state flag adoption day
On 18 November, the Republic of Uzbekistan marked the day of adoption of its state flag. On this day in 1991 the law “On the State Flag of the Republic of Uzbekistan” was signed.
Uzbek athletes win more medals in Guangzhou
Medalist of the Beijing Olympics and Gymnastics World Championship Anton Fokin won the silver medal in exercises on uneven bars at the 16th Summer Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
Pikanto-Food company opens in Yangiyul
Pikanto-Food LLC, providing food products storage services, opened in the city of Yangiyul, Tashkent region. The company is capable of storing up to 3,000 tons of fruits and vegetables at one time.
Transboundary environmental problems discussed
The international conference “Transboundary environmental problems in Central Asia: application of international legal mechanisms to solve them” was held in Tashkent on 16-17 November.
Infrastructure exhibitions open at Uzexpocenter
Five exhibitions opened simultaneously at Uzexpocenter in Tashkent on 17 November. They are Auto&Parts Uzbekistan, TransUzbekistan (transport and logistics), UzComak (road building technologies), Chemie Uzbekistan (chemical industry) and Plastex Uzbekistan (plastic products).
Yangi Avlod festival completes
The final of the republican festival of children’s creativity Yangi Avlod (New Generation) completed in Tashkent. The contest organizers were the Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan Fund, children’s organization Kamalak and the Public Education Ministry.
President of Uzbekistan receives European Union delegation
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the delegation of the European Union headed by EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piegalbs at Oqsaroy residence on 15 November.
Foreign leaders congratulate President with Eid al-Adha
Heads of foreign states and international organizations have sent congratulatory letters to President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov in connection with Kurban Hayit (Eid al-Adha) holiday.
President decrees on increasing salaries from 1 December
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 15 November on increasing the sizes of salaries, pensions, stipends and social allowances.
Fire safety month starts in Uzbekistan
The month of fire safety will be held from 15 November to 15 December in Uzbekistan in accordance with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Legislative Chamber and Senate hold joint session
The joint session of the Legislative Chamber and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan was held on 12 November in Tashkent. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the session.
International Science Day marked
A press conference on the International Science Day, which is celebrated on 10 November, was held at the UNESCO Office in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan team leaves for Asian Games
The sports delegation of Uzbekistan left for Chinese city of Guangzhou on 9 November for participation in the 16th Summer Asian Games, to be held on 12-27 November.
Deputies consider new laws
The Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held a two-day session to consider nine draft laws and other issues.
Kurban Hayit to be celebrated on 16 November
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 9 November on celebrating Kurban Hayit holiday on 16 November.
Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan to expand economic cooperation
The National Exhibition of the Republic of Azerbaijan was held at the Uzexpocenter in Tashkent on 5-7 November.