Legislative Chamber holds session
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held a session on 25 November to consider the implementation of the state budget in the nine months of 2008 and other issues. Deputy finance minister M.Mirzayev presented the report on the budget implementation, and the head of the Committee for budget and economic reforms A.Ahadov made a co-report.
FoodWeek and AgriTek exhibitions open
The 13th exhibitions of agricultural and food products FoodWeek Uzbekistan and AgriTek Uzbekistan opened in Tashkent. The have been organized by the Ministry of agriculture and water management jointly with the Farms association and the TNT Productions exhibition company.
President receives outgoing Russian ambassador
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the ambassador of Russia Farit Muhametshin, who is completing his diplomatic mission to the country, on 25 November. The head of the state highly evaluated the activity of the ambassador in Uzbekistan and wished him success in his future work.
Pharmaceutical industry produces goods worth UZS 46 billion
The enterprises of Uzbekistan’s pharmaceutical industry produced goods worth UZS 46.1 billion in the first nine months of 2008, which is 3.7% more than in the same period of last year.
Head of OPEC Fund visits Uzbekistan
Director general of the OPEC Fund for international development Suleyman Al Herbish visited Uzbekistan and held talks on cooperation with the country.
Uzbektelecom to expand internet channel
Uzbektelecom, the national telecommunications operator, is planning to expand the bandwidth of the external internet channel to 1 Gbps, the head of the company said.
Number of fire cases decreases
The number of cases of fire in Uzbekistan decreased by 3.5% in the 10 months of this year, and the number of injuries related to burns fell by 10.5%.
Legislative chamber elects vice speaker, passes laws
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held its session on 19-20 November. The Speaker of the chamber Dilorom Tashmuhamedova chaired the session.
Senate's 16th plenary session to open on 4 December
The Kengash (Council) of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held its session on 19 November. The Senate Chairman Ilgizar Sobirov chaired the session.
Hungarian Foreign minister holds talks in Tashkent
Foreign minister of Hungary King Mrs Qinga Goents is on a visit in Uzbekistan. On 19 November, she met the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Dilorom Tashmuhamedova.
Uzbekistan increases financial stability of real sector enterprises
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on measures to increase the financial stability of the enterprises of the real sector of the economy on 18 November.
Uzbekistan-Malaysia: new stage of cooperation
The Prime minister of Malaysia Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi arrived with an official visit to Uzbekistan on 16 November. On the following day, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and Malaysian Prime minister held face-to-face talks. They considered issues of development of bilateral political relations, expansion of economic and humanitarian cooperation, as well as regional and international issues.
Foreign minister of Romania visiting Uzbekistan
Lazar Comanescu, Foreign minister of Romania, is on a visit in Uzbekistan. On 18 November, the delegation headed by Comanescu met the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis Dilorom Tashmuhamedova. The sides considered issues of development of inter-parliamentary relations.
Prime Minister of Malaysia visits Abulqosimkhon madrassah
The Prime Minister of Malaysia Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi visited the Abulqosimkhon madrassah in Tashkent on 16 November.
Prime Minister of Malaysia arrives in Uzbekistan
The Prime Minister of Malaysia Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi arrived in Uzbekistan with an official visit on 16 November. The Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev welcomed the high-ranking guest at the Tashkent airport.
Legislative Chamber holds session
The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held its regular session on 11-12 November. Prime minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev, members of the Cabinet and heads of national organizations participated in the session, chaired by the speaker of the Legislative Chamber Dilorom Tashmuhamedova.
Uzbekistan introduces digital TV broadcasting
Uzbekistan has started introduction of the digital television broadcasting, which should complete by 2015. Pilot zones of digital TV broadcasting have been launched in two cities – Tashkent and Bukhara.
International pharmaceutical exhibition opens
The fourth international specialized pharmaceutical exhibition PharmExpo Uzbekistan opened in Tashkent. It has been organized by ZarExpo company in cooperation with the health Ministry, Tashkent city administration, Dori-Darmon company, UzPharmSanoat concern and the State center for expertise and standardization of medicaments.
ICT Council holds session
The Cabinet of Ministers’ Coordination Council for Computerization and ICT Development held its regular session. The main issue on the agenda was providing interactive state services through the official websites, registration of state information resources and accepting reports of the economic entities in the electronic form.
President of Bulgaria visits Samarkand
President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov, accompanied by Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, visited Samarkand on 7 November. The Bulgarian leader familiarized himself with the historical monuments and other sights of the ancient city, including the Amir Temur mausoleum, the Registan complex and the Ulugbek observatory. Georgi Parvanov also visited the Siab market in Samarkand.