Thursday, 12, December, 2019

National

Entertainment venues in Tashkent are expected to switch over to 24-hour format. This is stated in the 2020 item of the draft Action Plan for implementation of youth tourism development concept in Uzbekistan for 2020-2025.

On December 6, the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as part of the Technical Cooperation Program, approved four national projects for implementation in 2020-2021 in Uzbekistan total worth of over 1 million euros.

On December 11, 2019, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, who was in Rome on a visit, met with the Diplomatic Advisor to the Italian Prime Minister, Ambassador Pietro Benassi.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to further reduce bureaucratic barriers and introduce modern management principles in the state bodies decree.

Trilateral meeting of the heads of delegations of Uzbekistan, the U.S. and Afghanistan took place on Monday on the margins of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process 8th ministerial conference, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The UN Committee Against Torture has published its findings on the rights record of countries it examined during its latest session from 11 November to 6 December 2019: Burkina Faso, Cyprus, Latvia, Niger, Portugal and Uzbekistan.

A branch of the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University (RSPU) will open in Tashkent, the Ministry of Preschool Education said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the State Budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2020 Bill into Law. The document has handed over financing of payments, including social payments, to local budgets.

Two new toll tunnels and three toll highways are planned to be built in Uzbekistan. This is provided for by a special “road map” for 2020-2022 approved by the President Mirziyoyev Monday. 

The General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan commented on the activities of Gulnara Karimova’s Switzerland-based lawyer, Grégoire Mangeat.