Thursday, 20, June, 2024

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A four-day weekend will mark Eid Al Adha for both public and private sector workers in Uzbekistan, the president’s spokesman has confirmed.

Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov announced on his channel that he had plans to visit Central Asia this summer. “As CEO of Telegram, I don’t take vacations. Instead, I continue to work by meeting our users in unusual places. This summer I decided to visit Central Asia to see what life is like there, to learn how people use Telegram and what their digital needs are,” he wrote.

Footage has circulated on social networks showing an oxygen cylinder installed at a point selling sparkling water exploding and flying several meters away.

The U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved visa appointment system on June 10, 2024. Through the new service, visa applicants will be able to obtain visa information, pay any required visa fees, schedule a nonimmigrant visa appointment, and receive document courier services.

On June 7, the UN General Assembly unanimously approved the resolution: International Day of Dialogue among Civilizations, developed by China and Uzbekistan, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

As of May 1, 2024, the number of private companies in Uzbekistan stands at 57,755. According to the Statistics Agency, the Tashkent city is the leader on 7,667 firms. Kashkadarya province is on the second place with 6,821.

The Ministry of Justice reported temporary problems in the provision of governmental services related to passport and address services after an underground cable fire near the Ministry of Internal Affairs building in Tashkent this morning.

Uzgidromet announced weekly weather forecast for in Tashkent city. The weather will be partly cloudy, with no precipitation. The temperature on June 10-12 will be between +35...+38 degrees Celsius, while it will be within +32...+35 degrees on June 13-14.

Howo dump truck fell into the Chirchik river while driving over a small bridge on a local road on June 9 at about 18:30 in the Yukori-Chirchik district of the Tashkent province, the provincial traffic police department said.

On June 10 at 8:10 AM at the intersection of Afrosiab and Sharaf Rashidov streets in downtown Tashkent, an underground cable caught fire as a result of a short circuit.

For the first time ever, Uzbekistan has been elected to the Administrative Council of the International Labor Organization (ILO) as a deputy member of the council, the Foreign Ministry said.

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai will travel to Uzbekistan from June 11 to 12, 2024 and Kazakhstan from June 13 to June 15, 2024.

The reaction of Western countries to the “Palestinian tragedy” is very alarming and testifies to double standards, the president Shavkat Mirziyoyev told in press briefing on June 6 in Ankara.

The Russian power company Inter RAO may begin supplying electricity to Uzbekistan in the fall, TASS reported with reference to Alexandra Panina, a member of the board and chairman of the company's supervisory board.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Coordination and Monitoring Center of the Public Security Department under the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the presidential press service said.

Following the third meeting of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Ankara, the Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a Joint Declaration on deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership on Thursday, the press service of the President of Uzbekistan said.

President Yoon Suk Yeol will pay state visits to Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan next week, his office said Friday. Yoon will embark on the six-day trip Monday, accompanied by first lady Kim Keon Hee and visit the three Central Asian nations through June 15, according to Principal Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Tae-hyo.

The governments of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China signed a trilateral agreement on cooperation in jointly promoting the railway project. The signing ceremony took place on June 6 in Beijing.

On 10 June 2024, Dushanbe will host the High-level Central Asian Forum on ‘'Water and Climate Change’' organized jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the European Union and the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan. The event will be an integral part of the 3rd High-level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for sustainable development 2018-2028”.

Uzgidromet posted Tashkent city weather forecast for June 8, Saturday. The weather will be slightly cloudy, changeable from time to time, with no precipitation expected. The temperature will be +19...+21 degrees Celsius at night, +35...+37 degrees during the day.