Yekaterina Khilko wins bronze at Beijing Olympics
Yekaterina Khilko won a bronze medal in trampoline a score of 36.90 at the Beijing Olympic Games. Khilko became the first Uzbekistan athlete to win an Olympic Games medal in trampoline. The number of medals won by the Uzbek athletes at the Olympic Games has made up three.
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.
Health road train delivers aid to Andijan
Ecology and health organization Ecosan sent a health road train to Andijan region. The train will deliver clothes, footwear and sanitary and hygienic purpose goods worth a total of more than 40 million soums.
Abdullo Tangriev from Uzbekistan gets Men's +100kg Judo silver at the Beijing Olympic Games
Uzbek judoka Abdullo Tangriev got the Men’s +100kg silver medal at the Beijing Olympics on Friday, August 15, competing with Satoshi Ishii from Japan in the final.
Senate to hold plenary session on 28-29 August
The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan will hold its 15th plenary session on 28-29 August in Tashkent. The corresponding resolution was passed by the Senate Kengash (Council) at its meeting on 13 August.
Beijing meetings of Islam Karimov
On August 8th, with invitation of the Chairman of Peoples Republic of China Hu Jintao, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Beijing and participated in the opening ceremony of XXIX Summer Olympic Games. On August 9, Islam Karimov met with the chairman of Peoples Republic of China Hu Jintao. The head of our state said that Uzbekistan highly appreciates current development of bilateral relations.
President meets foreign leaders in Beijing
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov paid a visit to China on 8-9 August to take part in the opening ceremony of the 29th summer Olympic Games. On Saturday, President Karimov met President of China Hu Jintao. The sides exchanged views on the bilateral relations and international issues.
Uzbek athlete wins first medal at Beijing Olympics
Uzbek team won its first medal at the 29th summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Uzbekistan judo champion Rishod Sabirov scored victory over Dimitri Dragin of France in 60 kg weight category.
Rishod Sobirov of Uzbekistan wins bronze in Judo Men's -60kg
Athletes from Uzbekistan gained their first medal in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Rishod Sobirov of Uzbekistan threw Dimitri Dragin of France for a koka to win the bronze medal in Judo Men’s -60kg. Sobirov won a silver medal in the 2007 Asian Championships and a bronze medal in the 2007 World Military Championships. He was born in 1986 and his coach is G. Grigorvey.
President Islam Karimov leaves for Beijing
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Beijing on 8 August to participate in the opening ceremony of the 29th summer Olympic Games.
President of Uzbekistan to participate in opening of Olympic Games
President of Uzbekistan will participate in the opening ceremony of the 29th summer Olympic Games in Beijing on 8 August. Islam Karimov will visit China on the invitation of this country’s President Hu Jintao.
Malaysian delegation visits Uzbekistan
General attorney of Malaysia Tan Seri Abdul Gani Pateil is on a visit in Uzbekistan. On 6 August, he met General prosecutor of Uzbekistan Rashid Kadyrov.
Seminar on ICT use in state management held in Termez
Seminar on the use of information and communication technologies in state management was held in Termez.
International aero cosmic school ends season
The 20th international aero cosmic school ended its season in the mountains of Parkent districts of Tashkent region. The school was organized with the purpose of enriching the young people’s knowledge in aviation, space science and technology.
Flag of Uzbekistan raised in the Olympic village
Sports delegation of Uzbekistan has arrived in the Olympic village in the Chinese capital of Beijing. Together with other countries participating in the summer Olympic games, the state anthem of Uzbekistan was played and the country’s flag was raised here. The Olympic village, which occupies 66 hectares, consists of 42 buildings accommodating 16,000 athletes from 205 countries.
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.
Environmental Movement set up in Uzbekistan
The founding conference of the public association Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan was held on 2 August in Tashkent. The conference approved the movement charter and program, as well as elected the members of the central council, which included representatives of all regions of the country.
Delegation of Uzbekistan ready for Olympic Games
Sportsmen of Uzbekistan, which will participate in the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, laid flowers to the Monument of Independence and Humanism in Tashkent on 2 August. Games participants, trainers and representatives of the public attended the solemn ceremony, which took place at the Olympic Glory Museum.
Admission tests held at Uzbek universities
All higher educational establishments of Uzbekistan held admission tests on 1 August. State testing center under the Cabinet of Ministers told UzA that nearly 346,000 applications were submitted this year to the universities. 58,000 students will be admitted to the bachelor’s degree, which is 6,400 more than last year.
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.