Thursday, 20, June, 2024

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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.

Students from Uzbekistan in the USA! O‘zbekistonlik.Students project started its season in the USA. The heroes of this episode are California State University student Javahir Shermuhammatov and George Washington University student Amira Askarova. They shared interesting stories about education and life in America that surprised many.

Presidents of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held head-to-head talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, the presidential press service said.

On June 3-4, Minister of Investments, Industry and Trade Laziz Qudratov led a government delegation to Paris on an extended program of events.

On the evening of June 5, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev landed in Ankara on an official visit. As part of the program, on June 6, he got acquainted with the activities of Turkish Aerospace Industries, the presidential press service said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday, the presidential press service said.

The first small modular reactor of a future six-module small scale nuclear plant in Uzbekistan is planned to be launched in five years, the Atomic Energy Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers said.

On June 4, the Yashnabad district criminal court sentenced the blogger Murod Makhsudov, 42, to 7.5 years in a general colony, the human rights activist Abdurakhmon Tashanov reported and which was later confirmed by the spokesman to the capital’s courts.

On June 5, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Conflict of Interests Bill into Law. The Bill was approved by the Senate more than a year ago - on June 1, 2023; the Legislative Chamber passed it on October 25, 2022.

The working group of the Senate negatively valued the feeding system of kindergartens in Andijan province. The study found that the kindergartens’ kitchens were in dire need of repair, equipment, dishes were lacking, and low-quality food items were purchased. The official of the Ministry of Health, Nurmat Otabekov, said that the activities of such kindergartens should be stopped today.

Yesterday, EUROUZ, in collaboration with the EU delegation to Uzbekistan, held The Early Summer Soiree at the EU Residence. The event gathered members of EUROUZ, representatives of EU diplomatic missions, and government officials. This event served to create an enchanting atmosphere, fostering valuable networking opportunities, knowledge exchange, and engaging conversations.

On June 3, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting on measures to improve tourism infrastructure in the provinces and increase the flow of foreign tourists, the presidential press service said.

Six-year-old girl died after being hit by Nexia driven by a schoolboy in Urgut district of Samarkand province, MY5 TV channel said in a story.

Uzbekistan will conduct an inventory check of all production sharing agreements (PSA) in effect. This is provided for by president’s now renowned Measures to expedite market reforms and harmonize national legislation with World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements Decree.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has accepted the invitation of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and will pay an official visit to this country on Wednesday, June 6, the presidential press service said.