Uzbek, Turkmen official delegations hold talks
The negotiations of the official delegations of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan under the chairmanship of the presidents Islam Karimov and Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov started at the Durmen residence. The main attention during the talks will be paid to the issues of trade-economic and humanitarian cooperation.
Meeting of Islam Karimov and Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov starts
The official welcoming ceremony of the President of Turkmenistan was held at the Durmen residence on Wednesday. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov passed in front of the honorary guard.
President of Turkmenistan starts official visit to Uzbekistan
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov arrived in Tashkent on an officla visit on 24 February on the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. The Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev welcomed the high-ranking guest at the Tashkent airport.
Uzbekistan Airways receives new Il-114-100 plane
Uzbekistan Airways, national air company, received a new locally produced plane Il-114-100 on 23 February. The third such plane will conduct regular flights on local routes and to the CIS states.
Gallery: 2,200th anniversary of Tashkent
UzA presents a collection of photos of the capital of Uzbekistan, which celebrates its 2,200th anniversary this year.
President of Turkmenistan to visit Uzbekistan
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on 24-25 February on the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
Uzbek-Tajik intergovernmental commissions meet
The sessions of the Joint Uzbek-Tajik intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation and the Joint Uzbek-Tajik intergovernmental commission for delimitation and demarсation of the state border between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan were held on 18 February in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Islam Karimov receives Commander of US Central Command
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received General David Petraeus, the Commander of the US Central Command on 17 February at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent. During the meeting, issues representing mutual interest, on strengthening of regional security, stabilization of situation in Afghanistan, fighting against international terrorism, drug trafficking, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and other threats were discussed.
Cabinet of Ministers considers 2008 results
The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan held a session on 13 February to consider the results of the country’s socioeconomic development in 2008. President Islam Karimov participated in the session and made a report. Last year, the country saw high and stable economic growth rates and macroeconomic stability, achieved thanks to consistent implementation of the socioeconomic development program, the head of the state said.
Uzbek-Turkmen joint commission holds session
The regular session of the Uzbek-Turkmen joint commission for trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation held a session in Tashkent on 12 February.
Uzbek Post enters international money transfer market
O‘zbekiston Pochtasi company started the electronic money transfer with Russian Federation. According to the press services of the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information, the transfer will be carried out through the international financial system of the World Post Union.
Uzbekistan marks 568th birthday of Alisher Navoi
The scientists, writers, poets, artists, representatives of international organizations and students gathered on 9 February in the National park of Uzbekistan to celebrate the 568th birthday of the famous poet Alisher Navoi. The chairman of the Writer’s union Abdulla Aripov said the study and promotion of the heritage of Alisher Navoi was important in upbringing the youth.
Ombudsman receives almost 10,000 complaints in 2008
The Oliy Majlis (Parliament) Representative for human rights (Ombudsman) received 9,962 complaints in 2008, while Ombudsman’s regional representatives received 1,146 complaints.
CSTO summit held in Moscow
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the extraordinary session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, held on 4 February in Moscow. The security factor is the basis of development. No country may consider itself insured from the influence of the global threats and challenges. These include terrorism, extremism, separatism, illegal drug and arms trade and others.
Islam Karimov leaves for Moscow
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Moscow on 3 February, where he will participate in the extraordinary session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, scheduled for Wednesday.
President to participate in CSTO Moscow session
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will participate in the extraordinary session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. The session will take place on 4 February in Moscow.
Round table on monitoring the effectiveness of regional programs of privatization and investment
Bukhara region khokimiyat hosted the round table on «Monitoring the effectiveness of regional programs of privatization and investment: the legal and economic aspects», organized by the Committee of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis on budget and economic reforms.
Uzbek, Malaysian universities sign memorandums
Tashkent State Technical University and Uzbek State World Languages University signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Malaysia, Perlis, and Tashkent Medical Academy with the Alliance College of Medical Sciences of Malaysia.
Forum on Tashkent’s investment potential held
The business forum “Economic and Investment Potential of Tashkent” was held in Tashkent on 28 January. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Commerce and Industry Chamber, Tashkent city administration and the Uzinfoinvest agency. The heads of ministries and departments, companies and joint ventures, Uzbek and foreign businessmen, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations participated in the forum.
Development of press services considered
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held a seminar on increasing the efficiency of the press services.