Sunday, 26, May, 2024

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Ambulance vehicle hit a 48-year-old woman in Jizzakh city at approximately 8:30 on May 23, the press service of the provincial police department said.

Stories surfaced on social networks this week about men who were putting their ears to the doors and also looking through the door peepholes. This, in particular, was observed on May 5 on the Akhmad Yugnaki area in the Mirzo-Ulugbek district and on May 20 on the Suvsoz-2 area in Bektemir district.

Fire broke out in a hostel in the Moscow region on the night of May 23, in which Uzbek nationals were killed, Dunyo agency reported. According to provisional information from the consular department of the Uzbek Embassy in Moscow, about 20 foreign citizens lived in the burnt house, 11 of whom were from Uzbekistan.

Qanot Sharq (Uzbekistan) will launch Tashkent to Budapest direct regular flights from June 30, the Dunyo agency reported. This became possible thanks to the Treaty between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transport of Uzbekistan and Hungary.

Russian president Vladimir Putin will pay a visit to Uzbekistan on May 26-27, with a number of documents planned to be signed a, said Assistant to the Russian president, Yuri Ushakov.

9th grade student who was driving a tractor died after a collision with a train in Buvaida district of Fergana province. This is described in the Markaziy studiya program of the MY5 TV channel.

On April 8, the Ishtykhan district criminal court of the Samarkand province issued a ruling against a man for insulting the president Shavkat Mirziyoyev on social networks.

The Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov today hosted the US Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and human Rights, Uzra Zeya.

The State Security Service reported of several cases of corruption in Syrdarya, Kashkadarya, Tashkent provinces and Tashkent city on Wednesday.

A child died on May 15 in a traffic accident wgich occurred in Kukdala district of Kashkadarya province, the press service of the provincial traffic police said.

Trade figures between Central Asian countries and Russia are on the upward trend despite Western sanctions, said Sergei Overchenko, Deputy director of the cis department of the Russian Foreign Ministry during an expert discussion hosted by the Valdai Discussion Club on Monday. The discussion focused on Central Asia-Russia ties in a new background.

Concert dedicated to the Last Call Day will take place for school graduates on May 25 in Tashkent. According to the city administration, the event will bring together students, teachers, parents and friends to celebrate the end of the school year.

The Uzbek Ambassador met with the Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister in charge of consular affairs, Ali al-Yousef. The parties discussed the prospects of holding consultations on consular-legal affairs between the ministries of foreign affairs of the two countries and lifting the visa restrictions for Uzbek nationals.

On May 24, Ashgabat will host the next CIS Heads of Government Council meeting. According to the CIS executive committee, 12 items were added in the draft agenda of the meeting. According to tradition, the members of the Council will exchange opinions on economic cooperation in the countries of the Commonwealth.

China took the first spot in Uzbekistan’s international trade on US$ 3.9 billion in January-April 2024. According to the provisional data of the Statistics Agency, China was followed by Russia and Kazakhstan, US$ 3.8 billion dollars and 1.2 billion, respectively.

Foreign Minister Bakhtiyor Saidov attended the next Foreign Ministers Council meeting of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Uzbekistan exported $3.42 billion worth of gold in January-April 2024, the Statistics Agency said in a report. This is by 11.8% more than in the same period in 2023 ($3.06 billion). In April, gold sales stood at $758.3 million, in March - $1.35 billion, in February - $1.32 billion.

First cargo flights between Uzbekistan and Latvia could be launched at end- June - beginning of July. According to the Embassy of Uzbekistan, a visit to Latvia was organized for the delegation led by the CEO of Fly Khiva domestic airline Dilshod Khojaev with an aim to increase the volume of exports to the countries of the European Union.

Gas production in Uzbekistan in April 2024 dropped to 3.7 BCM (BCM), the Statistics Agency said in the industrial production report today.

Sunview Group Berhad (Sunview) announced partnership with Yashil Energiya to explore renewable and green energy projects in Uzbekistan.