Islam Karimov holds talks with Hu Jintao in Bishkek
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, who is in Bishkek to participate in the session of the Council of heads of states of the SCO, held talks with President of the People’s Republic of China Hu Jintao, and they discussed the state and perspectives of bilateral relations, as well as cooperation within the SCO. The leaders said the cooperation between Uzbekistan and China was developing in accordance with the Interstate friendship and partnership agreement signed in 2005.
President of Uzbekistan leaves for Bishkek
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 15 August. The head of the state will participate in the regular session of the council of heads of Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states.
Islam Karimov awarded with UNESCO medals
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met participants of the international conference “Uzbekistan’s contribution to development of Islamic civilization” at Oqsaroy residence on 14 August. “Announcement of Tashkent the capital of Islamic culture in 2007 by ISESCO and organization of the large international forum have a great importance in familiarizing the world community with Uzbekistan and its culture and science,” the head of the state said.
President of Uzbekistan receives head of UNESCO General Conference
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received President of the UNESCO General Conference Musa Bin Jaafar Bin Hassan at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent on 14 August 2007. Islam Karimov expressed satisfaction with the development of cooperation between Uzbekistan and UNESCO.
President of Uzbekistan receives Arab League Secretary General
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Secretary General of the League of Arab States Amr Moussa at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent on 14 August. They discussed further development of relations between Uzbekistan and the Arab League.
International conference on Uzbekistan’s contribution to development of Islamic civilization opens in Tashkent
International conference on Contribution of Uzbekistan to development of Islamic civilizations opened in Tashkent on 14 August. The two-day forum gathered over 100 scholars and public and religious figures from more than 30 states. Among them are heads of Organization of the Islamic Conference, League of Arab States, ISESCO, UNESCO General Conference and IRCICA.
President greets participants of international conference “Uzbekistan’s contribution to Development of Islamic civilization”
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov welcomed the participants of the international conference “Uzbekistan’s contribution to Development of Islamic civilization”, which opens in Tashkent on 14 August. “The arrival of famous guests from all over the respected Muslim world in our capital city on the occasion of today’s conference is a big historical event,” he said.
President of Uzbekistan receives OIC Secretary General
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu on 13 August in Tashkent. Welcoming the guest, the head of the state said: “Your visit and participation in the international conference on Contribution of Uzbekistan to development of Islamic civilization makes the event even more important.”
President Islam Karimov receives head of UNESCO office in Uzbekistan
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received head of the UNESCO office in the country Michael Barry Lane on 10 August at Oqsaroy residence. “We highly value developing cooperation with UNESCO and the support this organization provides to Uzbekistan’s initiatives,” the President said.
Ecosan and Uzbekistan Railways send health train to Karakalpakstan
Ecosan, international ecology and health organisation, jointly with Uzbekistan Railways sent a health train to Karakalpakstan. The action has been organised in the framework of the state program Year of Social Protection.
200 more Isuzu buses to join Tashkent public transport
Toshavtobustrans (Tashkent Bus Transport) will purchase 200 more Isuzu buses produced by Samarkand automobile plant, company representative Habibulla Ismatillayev told UzA.
Sarkor Telecom increases international channel bandwidth to 25 Mbps
Sarkor Telecom, one of the leaders of Uzbek Internet services market, reported increase of its international channel bandwidth to 25 Mbps.
Fifty Tashkent schools to receive new equipment in 2007
In accordance with the State national school education development program for 2004-2009, 2 new schools will be built, 2 schools reconstructed and 24 fully repaired and 24 will undergo regular repairs this year in Tashkent.
Pakhtakor leads with five point difference
Pakhtakor bolstered the leadership at the top of the Uzbekistan National Championship with a solitary goal win over Lokomotiv in the 16th round.
28 million tons of railway cargo transported in 1H 2007
Uzbekistan Railways carried 27.8 million tons of cargo in the first half of 2007, company press service told UzA. This figure is 19.6% more than in the same period of 2006.
Entrance tests held in all universities of Uzbekistan
All universities of Uzbekistan held entrance tests on 1 August. In line with the President’s resolution, 51,604 students will be accepted to Uzbek universities this year.
Internet festival starts in Uzbekistan
Internet festival of national domain UZ started on 1 August, with the goal to develop online resources and services in this domain. The festival results will be announced in late September at the ICT Week.