Monday, 14, October, 2019

National

On October 13, 2019, the Uzbek Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, who is in Baku to attend the 7th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council), met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.

The Senate at the 23rd plenary session on Friday approved amendments to the Criminal Code (CC) and the Code of Administrative Liability (CAL), aimed at liberalizing penalties related to violation of the rules of temporary stay in Uzbekistan of foreign citizens and stateless persons, which will take effect after being approved by the president.

The national airline Uzbekistan Airways carried over 2.5 million passengers in eight months of this year, the company said.

The Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan at the 23rd plenary meeting on October 11 passed 19 bills submitted for discussion.

On October 14-15, the President of Uzbekistan will attend the seventh Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) in Baku, the presidential the press service said.

The draft resolution “On phased introduction of a system for declaring property, income and expenses by certain categories of public servants and creation of necessary technical infrastructure” has been posted on the draft regulations discussion portal.

On October 10, 2019 in Ashgabat, the Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the ceremony of signing the Protocol on the exchange of letters of ratification of the Agreement between Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan on the area of ​​the junction of the State borders of the three states, signed on November 10, 2017 in Samarkand city.

A meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is taking place in Ashgabat. The leaders of the CIS countries are holding talks in a narrow format.

A team of five U.S. education experts have arrived in Uzbekistan to work with education experts from Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Public Education (MOPE) to develop reading and mathematics assessments for students in grades 2 and 4. The data from this assessment, which is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will be used to conduct a national-level survey of how well students are developing foundational skills in primary school. The survey results will provide Uzbekistan a comprehensive set of data on student outcomes that will inform strategies to improve teaching and learning so that all students have the opportunity to succeed.

The Moldovan President Igor Dodon will visit Uzbekistan in 2020, this was agreed during his meeting before the start of the CIS summit in Ashgabat with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Noi.md said.