Talented students and active teachers given awards

At the Tashkent state agrarian university, a ceremony has taken place to give awards to talented students and active professors and teachers who achieved weighty successes in science, education, culture, sport and the social sphere in the year 2016.

Pirimkul Kadyrov’s "Yulduzli tunlar" presented in Islamabad

In Pakistani society, particularly political and academic circles treat the historical and cultural heritage of Uzbekistan with particular respect. There is no exception here the work of the great statesman Zakhiriddin Muhammad Babur.

Uzbekistan Welcomes Guests

Domestic hotels and travel agents have been granted new benefits and preferences.

A New Agreement within ESCAP

Within the framework of the Ministerial Conference on Transport organized by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the representatives of Russia, China and Mongolia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on road freight transportation along the new Asian transport corridor.

Steel Mains of the Country

The domestic railway sector has scheduled the implementation of big projects on electrification, as well as building and reconstruction of more than 960 km of railway in the next five years.

The Expanding Geography of Exports

Products under the brand «Made in Uzbekistan» have been occupying a worthy place in the world market. The reason once again to witness this fact was the international exhibition World Food Expo Korea-2016 in Seoul that presented products of Uzbek companies.

Competitive Markets

The International Forum “Week of Eurasia-2016” has gathered in Paris the representatives of governments, business and expert circles of OECD member states and countries participating in its programs. The delegation of Uzbekistan presented the possibilities of economic cooperation and investment potential of the country.

Women of Uzbekistan lavished with care and attention

Honouring women and showing special respect for them are noble qualities characteristic of Uzbek people. As a result of weighty work being carried out in Uzbekistan on raising women’s status in society, they are achieving big successes in all spheres.

The UN informs the international community on the results of the presidential elections in Uzbekistan

At the United Nations Headquarters in New York the information about the results of the elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been disseminated as an official document of the 71th session of the General Assembly in the six official UN languages.

Senate Convenes for General Session

15 issues on the agenda, including five laws, have been considered at the eighth plenary session of the Senate of Oliy Majlis held in Tashkent.

Visit to Embassy of Russia

On December 20, 2016, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov visited the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Tashkent.

The Eastern Riches

Pomegranate… In the East, this is not only a huge pink fruits with peels, flaying which you have the red and juicy grains. Pomegranate is a symbol of prosperity, fertility, wealth, and family. The theme of pomegranate has always been, is and will be relevant. Therefore, the organizers chose this theme, calling the exhibition ‘The Flower of the pomegranate I will weave in a braid…’ that has been opened in the Exhibition Hall of the Alisher Navoi National Park.

President receives UK Foreign Office minister

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom Alan Duncan on 16 December.

New head of Bukhara region appointed

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on 16 december on appointing Uktam Barnoev as acting hokim (head of administration) of Bukhara region.

Address by Shavkat Mirziyoyev at the joint session of the Chambers of Oliy Majlis dedicated to a Solemn Ceremony of Assuming the Post of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Assalomu Alaykum, dear compatriots!
Dear Chairman of the Senate and the senators!
Esteemed Speaker and the deputies!
Ladies and gentlemen!
First of all, addressing to you, my dears, and in your person to our entire nation, allow me time and again to express gratitude from the bottom of my heart to my all fellow countrymen, who have laid a high trust in me and elected to the post of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


A joint session of bоth chambers of the Oliy Majlis, dedicated to the solemn ceremony of the inauguration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, opened in Tashkent.

Presidential election results announced

On 9 December this year, a session of the Central Electoral Commission took place. The session looked at the results of the 4 December 2016 elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


Dear compatriots!
Ladies and gentlemen!
On the eve of the remarkable date in the life of our country – celebration of the Constitution Day, I am profoundly pleased to meet you in this beautiful and sublime palace of forums “Uzbekistan”.
Expressing boundless respect and esteem to all of you, our entire nation, allow me congratulate from the bottom of my heart on the 24th Anniversary of adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Meeting of OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers

On December 8-9, 2016 Hamburg hosted the 23rd meeting of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers

Meetings of MFA delegation

On December 9, 2016, in Hamburg, in the framework of participation in the 23rd session of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers, the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Head of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) Petko Draganov,

Address by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov at the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council

On behalf of the delegation of Uzbekistan, allow me to welcome the participants of today's meeting and express the words of gratitude to the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier for hospitality extended to our delegation.

Food Industry to Grow on Import Substitution

Uzbekistan intends to increase the fruit and vegetable production to 26 million tons by the end of 2020, against the current 20 million tons.\

At the Level of World's Leading Standards

Uzbekistan and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) carry out a project on the production of socially responsible and environmentally sustainable cotton.

Uzbekistan to abolish visas for tourists from 27 countries

The decree of Interim President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoev dated December 2, 2016 approved measures to ensure accelerated development of the tourism industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Early voting for presidential elections starts in Uzbekistan

Early voting in the framework of presidential elections scheduled for December 4 has started today across the country.

The foundation of our happiness

At the Namangan college of law, specialists are trained in such areas as jurisprudence, legal expert on social security, legal expert on economic activity and management.

Uzbekistan to create another four free economic zones

A draft presidential decree "On establishment of free economic zones" Urgut","Gijduvan", "Kokand" and "Khazarasp" has been published for the public on the portal of Legislative acts’ impact assessment system. The discussion of the document is planned to be completed on 6 December.

Survey: 97.5% of voters are ready to participate in presidential elections

The Centre for public opinion studies "Ijtimoiy Fikr" has conducted the second phase of the sociological survey on the theme "Presidential elections of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2016".

Information and Communication Ministry receives chief of OSCE ODIHR Mission

On November 22, the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of Uzbekistan held a meeting with Johan Peter Traugott Theiler, head of OSCE ODIHR Observation Mission.