Uzbekistan celebrates 17th independence anniversary
Celebrations of the 17th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan were held on 31 August at the National park named after Alisher Navoi. Members of the government, the Senate and the Legislative Chamber, representatives of foreign embassies and international organizations and others were among the gathered at the celebrations.
President visits Shohidlar Khotirasi complex
President of Uzbekistan visited Shohidlar Khotirasi memorial complex in the morning to honor the memory of victims of repressions.
Russian Prime Minister to visit Uzbekistan
Head of the Russian Government Vladimir Putin will pay a working visit to Uzbekistan on 1-2 September. During the visit, issues of expansion of Uzbek-Russian cooperation, as well as important problems of regional and international character will be considered.
Credit-Standard Bank capital reaches UZS 9.36 bn
Open joint stock commercial bank Credit-Standard is a universal lending institution serving corporate and private business. It is among the ten largest banks in Uzbekistan and occupies leading positions on reliability and stability.
Senate to hold 15th plenary session
The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan will hold its 15th plenary session on 28-29 August in Tashkent. The senators are expected to consider a total of over 20 issues, including more than 10 laws, as well as other issues within the Senate’s competence.
President of Uzbekistan leaves for Dushanbe
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov left for Dushanbe, Tajikistan on 27 August to participate in the session of the Council of heads of states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
President signs decree on awarding Olympic winners
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 25 August on awarging the winners of the Beijing Olympic games and their coaches.
South Korean MPs visit Uzbekistan
Vice speaker of the South Korean National Assembly Lee Yun Song held talks with Speaker ov Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Dilorom Tashmuhamedova on 22 August in Tashkent.
Artur Taymazov wins gold medal for Uzbekistan in Men's Freestyle Wrestling 120 kilogram
Artur Taymazov from Uzbekistan defended his title in the Men’s Freestyle Wrestling 120 kilogram weight class by defeating Russia’s Bakhtiyar Akhmedov in the final on Thursday, August 21.
Soslan Tigiev wins silver in Men's Freestyle Wrestling 74 kilogram at the Beijing Olympic Games
In Men’s Freestyle Wrestling 74 kilogram final, Uzbekistan’s Soslan Tigiev competed with Buvaysa Saytiev of Russia and got silver medal of the Beijing Olympic Games on Wednesday, August 20.
Uzbekistan, Afghanistan discuss energy cooperation
Minister of energy and water resources of Afghanistan Muhammad Ismailkhan held talks with the chairman of the Uzbekenergo company Botir Teshaboyev in Tashkent on 20 August.
Uzbekistan's Anton Fokin wins bronze in the Men's Parallel Bars at the Beijing Olympic Games
Anton Fokin of Uzbekistan won the bronze medal in the Parallel Bars with a score of 16.200 points at the Beijing Olympic Games on Tuesday, August 19.
IFC head visits Uzbekistan
Lars Thunell, Executive Vice President and CEO of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, concluded his first official visit to Uzbekistan by emphasizing that IFC would continue to increase access to finance for micro and small enterprises, contribute to improving the business enabling environment, and help develop housing finance.
Uzbekistan to provide humanitarian aid to South Ossetia
President Islam Karimov has entrusted the government of Uzbekistan to issue USD 250,000 for rendering humanitarian aid to civilians of South Ossetia, who had suffered as a result of military conflict.
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.