Friday, 31, March, 2023


On March 29, with the organizational support of the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade, a ceremony was held to sign bilateral agreements on cooperation in the fields of energy and trade between the provinces of Uzbekistan and the People's Republic of China.

Minister of Justice Akbar Tashkulov answered questions at a press conference on Tuesday regarding the difficulty of registering political parties in Uzbekistan.

This year Uzbekistan will host a session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization. Samarkand will become the capital of world tourism in 2023.

The eighteenth meeting of the secretaries of the security councils of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) took place in New Delhi. Uzbekistan was represented by the president Mirziyoyev’s security aide Viktor Makhmudov.

On March 24, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Additional measures to reduce state participation in the economy Decree.

On 28 March UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in cooperation with local partners distributed humanitarian aid sent to Mazar-i-Sharif through Termez, Uzbekistan, among internally displaced persons in Balkh province of Afghanistan. 241 persons benefitted from this aid, including blankets delivered in February 2023 from UNHCR Regional Humanitarian Logistics Hub in Termez with support of the Government of Uzbekistan.

President Shavkat Mirziyoev is now chairing a government meeting via conference call on swift development of the Uzbkistan’s tourism potential. Shavkat Mirziyoev stressed that 5 new private airlines were established in recent years, the fleet counting brought to 44 aicraft. Last year, the number of weekly flights increased from 46 to 78, and the number of passengers increased from 6,500 to 10,000. 

The national team of Uzbekistan will hold a training camp in Sofia, Bulgaria in September. During the camp Uzbekistan will play a friendly match against Bulgaria.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party/Secretary of the Party Committee of the Communist Party of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region Ma Xingrui, the presidential press service said.

Ministry of Natural Resources of Uzbekistan) - Five Central Asian countries have jointly confirmed their interest to mitigate the risk of zoonosis emergence in the region by enhancing overall landscape resilience through the One Health approach. The commitments were shared today, closing out a three day regional workshop in Tashkent, co-hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources of Uzbekistan and IUCN.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree to increase the minimum pensions, wages and the basic settlement unit (BSU) by 7%. This was announced at a briefing by his spokesman Sherzod Asadov.

The German Armed Forces have funded the upgrade of security and surveillance technology at Termez airport in line with international aviation standards, the Telegram channel of the German Embassy in Uzbekistan reported.

Today Erkinjon Turdimov, Samarkand province governor and Zsuzsanna Hargitai, EBRD Managing Director for Central Asia launched the Samarkand Green City Action Plan (GCAP).

On March 24, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Additional measures to reduce state’s participation in the economy Decree, UzA reported.

European Union Envoy on Sanctions David O'Sullivan plans to visit Uzbekistan, he said on March 28 during his visit to Kyrgyzstan. The EU Delegation to Uzbekistan daid that his arrival could take place on April 27-28.

Meeting of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Uzbekistan took place today and reviewed the next issues on the preparation and holding of a referendum in the country.

Afghanistan is actively advancing the project to build a giant Kushtepa canal in Balkh province on the border with Turkmenistan. The launch of the project was announced a year ago.

Gas explosion occurred early in morning on March 17 in a house in the Madrasa neighbourhood of Kattakurgan district of Samarkand province, in which four people sustained severe burns.

The opening ceremony of the Uzbek Embassy took place in the Hungarian capital Budapest on Monday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Andijan International Airport will temporarily closed from April 1 due to the reconstruction of the airfield complex, Uzbekistan Airports said.