Korean Diaspora marks 70 years in Uzbekistan
The Korean Diaspora marked 70 years of living in Uzbekistan on Saturday. Representatives of national cultural centers, state, non-governmental and international organizations participated in the solemn event held in Tashkent. Vice Prime Minister Rustam Azimov read the greeting of the President Islam Karimov to the ceremony participants. A concert program with participation of national cultural centers was presented at the event.
Delegation of Intel Corporation visits Uzbekistan
Intel Vice President Ravi Jacob and CIS General Manager Dmitry Konash met Director General of the Uzbek Agency for Communication and Information Abdulla Aripov on 21 September.
New ambassadors present credentials to President of Uzbekistan
New ambassadors of Tajikistan, Italy and the United States of America presented credentials to President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 20 September.
Central Election Commission sets Presidential elections day
The Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan announced 23 December 2007 as the day of Presidential elections. The election campaign will start on 21 September, commission chairman Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov said. At its Tuesday session, the election commission passed a resolution on announcing the start of the election campaign. It also approved the plan of events of election commissions to prepare and hold the elections.
Companies from 33 countries confirm participation in Uzbek cotton fair
Almost 500 representatives of 263 companies from 33 states have confirmed their participation in the upcoming third International Uzbek Cotton Fair. The fair scheduled for 17-19 September will gather specialists from Australia, USA, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, China, South Korea, India, Russia, Ukraine and other countries, head of exhibitions department of UzExpoCenter Oybek Mibrabayev told UzA.
ICT Week to be held in Uzbekistan in late September
The Week of information and communication technologies InfoCom 2007 will be held in Uzbekistan during 24-28 September. It will consist of a number of events with participation of officials, businessmen and foreign IT specialists.
5,000 domains registered in Uzbek national domain zone
The number of domain names registered in the Uzbek national domain zone (UZ) has exceeded 5,000. The last 1,000 domains were registered in the past six months, according to the zone administration.
UNESCO director general congratulates President of Uzbekistan with 2000th jubilee of Margilan
General director of UNESCO Koitiro Matsuura congratulated President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov with the 2000th anniversary of the city of Margilan. The celebrations of the jubilee were held in the country last Friday.
Health trains sent to Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions
Ecosan, ecology and health organization, and Uzbekistan Railways sent health trains to the country’s southern Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions. Social initiatives support fund participated in organizing the health train to Kashkadarya.
Islam Karimov’s book “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development” published
“Uzbekistan” publishing house published the book by President Islam Karimov entitled “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development”. The book contains the report of the head of the state at the joint session of the Oliy Majils, Cabinet of Ministers and the President’s Office held on 30 August 2007. The report analyzes the country’s development and achievements in the years of independence, and sets tasks for the future.
QyzylqumCement to increase production by 1m tons
QyzylqumCement company started construction of the fourth technological line. Its launch will allow increasing annual dry cement production by 1 million tons.
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.