Monday, 23, September, 2019

National

Today, the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoev hosted a delegation led by the Special Representative of the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom, Nadine Menza, the press service of the Senate said in a statement.

The Tashkent City Mayor Jahongir Ortiqkhojaev hosted a delegation led by Mayor of Ankara, Mansur Yavaş. The parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding, Cooperation and the Elevating of Fraternal Ties to a new level.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the delegation of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, headed by its chairman Vyacheslav Volodin, the presidential press service said.

The UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt will visit Uzbekistan on September 17-19, the Yuksalish National Movement said. Jean Todt is scheduled to meet with the Uzbek officials, business executives, representatives of the civil society and youth.

Officers of the border troops of the State Security Service on the night of September 14 seized 600 plates of the psychotropic drug Tramadol in the Tashkent district of Tashkent province, UzA said.

The Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on September 16 and is expected to be hosted by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Today U.S. Ambassador Rosenblum and Uzbekistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ismatulla Irgashev, participated in an equipment handover ceremony at the “Friendship Bridge” connecting Afghanistan to Uzbekistan.  The radiation detection equipment, provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), will help Uzbekistan combat the smuggling of radioactive material at an important international border crossing point.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Nakhichevan Agreement Ratification Bill on the establishment of the Cooperation Council for Turkic-speaking states (Nakhichevan, October 3, 2009) into the Law Saturday, the Ministry of Justice said.

Uzbekistan officially applied to join the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS), Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of France, Isabelle Servoz-Gallucci, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said.