Orshah Textile foreign company opens in Margilan
Foreign company Orshah Textile opened in Margilan, Ferghana region. Turkish-investments-based enterprise will manufacture almost 100 types of products including men’s and women’s clothes, bed sheets, table-cloths, towels and other items.
Celebrations of Margilan city’s 2000th anniversary held
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the celebrations of the 2000th anniversary of the city of Margilan on 7 September. In accordance with the resolution of the head of the state of 9 November 2005 on celebration of Margilan’s jubilee, wide-scale construction works have been held in the city.
Parliamentary delegation of China visiting Uzbekistan
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.
Management Development Institute of Singapore to open in Tashkent
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 5 September 2007 on setting up the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent. The educational establishment will be founded by the named institute and the Uzbekistan Banks Association.
Tashkent to host third International Uzbek Cotton Fair
Third International Uzbek Cotton Fair and Fourth International Cotton and Textile Conference will be held on 17-19 September in Tashkent. The events are being organized by the government of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the International Cotton Advisory Committee and the Cotton Outlook magazine.
Uzbekistan celebrates 16th independence anniversary
Celebrations of the 16th anniversary of independence of Uzbekistan were held on 31 August at the National Park in Tashkent. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the celebrations and congratulated the people of Uzbekistan with the anniversary. The performance that followed demonstrated the country’s achievements during the years of independence.
Foreign leaders congratulate President with Uzbekistan’s 16th independence anniversary
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.
President visits Shohidlar Khotirasi monument and Independence Square
President of Uzbekistan visited Shohidlar Khotirasi memorial complex in the early morning of Friday to honor the memory of victims of repressions. 31 August is annually celebrated in Uzbekistan as the Day of memory of repression victims.
Metro Group (Germany) opens representation in Tashkent
German company Metro Group opened its representation in Tashkent. Metro Group is one of the world’s largest companies dealing with trade of foodstuffs and consumer goods. Its trade network covers 30 countries.
Oliy Majlis, Cabinet of Ministers and President’s Office hold joint session
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.
Islam Karimov visits “Made in Uzbekistan” exhibition
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited “Made in Uzbekistan” exhibition held at UzExpoCenter in Tashkent on 30 August. The head of the state familiarized with automobile industry products presented at the exhibition, including those of UzDaewoo Auto company and Samarkand bus plant. The exhibition also featured agricultural, meat and dairy, textile and other products.
President of Uzbekistan meets deputy chairman of Turkmenistan’s Cabinet of Ministers
President Islam Karimov received deputy chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, foreign minister Rashid Meredov, who is on a visit to Uzbekistan, on 29 August. Welcoming the Turkmen official, President Karimov said his visit was a sign of developing relations between the two neighboring countries. The sides discussed issues of further strengthening bilateral relations and fuller use of the available potential.
International music festival “Sharq Taronalari” continues in Samarkand
Sixth international music festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Oriental Melodies”) continues in Samarkand. Singers, musicians and dancers from 51 countries are participating in the event, which started on 27 August.
President familiarizes with new objects in Tashkent
President of UzbekistanIslam Karimov familiarized with newly constructed objects in the city of Tashkent on 28 August. The head of the state got acquainted with the new 2.2-km road linking the capital’s Yunusabad and Mirzo-Ulughbek districts. The construction of the road and the 16.5-m-high railway flyover started in February and was completed on 15 August.
Foreign ambassadors lay flowers to Independence and Humanism Monument
Heads of foreign embassies in Uzbekistan laid flowers to the Monument of Independence and Humanism at the Independence Square in Tashkent on 28 August. The diplomats also familiarized with the Senate building located here and the work of the Uzbekistan Parliament’s upper chamber.
2750th anniversary celebrations of Samarkand held
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the celebrations of the 2750th anniversary of the city of Samarkand on Saturday. Officials, representatives of foreign embassies, international organizations, participants of the sixth international music festival Sharq Taronalari, tourists and others participated in the celebrations held at the city’s Registan square.
President participates in opening of Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan railway line
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the opening ceremony of the new railway line Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan on 24 August. The launch of the 223-km railway line will serve to socioeconomic development of the southern Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions and the country’s transport communications in general.
China to issue USD 6.2m credit for reconstruction of Karakul pumping station
Ambassador of China to Uzbekistan Yuy Khunczun held negotiations with Minister of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev on 23 August in Tashkent.
Builders of Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan railway line awarded
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 22 August 2007 on awarding the participants of construction of the 223-km-long Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan railway line.
Parliamentary delegation of Israel visiting Uzbekistan
Parliamentary delegation of Israel headed by Knesset Vice-Speaker Amnon Cohen is on a visit in Uzbekistan. On 20 August, the delegation held talks with the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan’s Oliy Majlis Erkin Khalilov.