Concept of further development of tourism in Bukhara has been presented

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the ongoing work within the framework of the concept of further development of tourism in the historical part of Bukhara.

NAC Uzbekistan Airways opens flight to Barcelona

Starting May 24, the national airline Uzbekistan Airways opens a new regular flight to Spain on the route Tashkent-Barcelona-Tashkent. Flights in this direction will be operated once a week on Thursdays on comfortable aircraft Boeing.

GE Vice President: Uzbekistan is a country with great potential

The Vice-President of one of the leading American companies General Electric, Ronald James Pollett shared his opinion about the reforms implemented in our country and the prospects for bilateral cooperation:

Preschool education – future foundation

On February 14, a meeting on the analysis of effectiveness of measures taken on reforming and developing preschool education system was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Tax code of Uzbekistan to have new edition

A presidential decree, dated February 13, 2018 instructed to establish the Republican Commission for the preparation of the new edition of the draft Tax code, as well as a working group for the improvement of tax legislation and tax administration.

Meeting with State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

On February 14, 2018 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Germany Nabijon Kasimov met with the Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection of Germany Christiane Wirtz.

Charity event at children’s mercy home in Samarkand

140 children are being brought up at Mehribonlik mercy home No.1 in the city of Samarkand.

Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the President of Iran

On February 10, 2018, the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan led by Minister of foreign affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov was received in Tehran by President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. It was reported by the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

President expressed his condolences

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in connection with numerous human casualties as a result of the crash of the An-148 aircraft in Moscow region. It was reported by the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran

On February 10, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, who arrived in Tehran, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif. It was reported by the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

IT Ministry holds survey to improve legal acts regulating e-commerce

The Ministry for the development of information technologies and communications is holding a survey to improve the legal acts in the field of e-commerce.

Rostelecom and Uzbektelecom discuss expanding Internet access

Uzbektelecom JSC held a meeting with the delegation of the Russian National Telecom Operator Rostelecom PJSC headed by the Director of the Department for operation with international telecom operators M. N. Akinin.

The first meeting of the Uzbek-Afghan joint security Commission

On February 10, 2018, the first meeting of the Uzbek-Afghan joint commission on security issues was held in Tashkent.

Commemorating Sheikh Muhammad Sadik Muhammad Yusuf

At the initiative of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the mosque that is being built in Chilanzar district will be named after Sheikh Muhammad Sadik Muhammad Yusuf.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted the need for training qualified design and infrastructure specialists

The President of Uzbekistan got acquainted with the progress of construction of new multi-storey houses in Sergeli district, in Tashkent.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with “High Tech City” project in Tashkent

The concept of urban development “High Tech City”, “Smart City”, which involves the use of high technologies in urban construction, is widely used in the world nowadays.

Public transport in Tashkent will become more convenient

As reported by the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is getting acquainted with the course of construction and landscaping activities in Tashkent.

Share of ICT in Uzbekistan`s GDP reaches 2.2%

According to the State Statistics Committee, the volume of services in the field of ICT made up 7.9 trillion soums in 2017. The growth in comparison with 2016 amounted to 124%.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev visits Almazar district

A culture and recreation park will be created on the banks of the Kichkirik canal in Almazar district at the initiative of the head of our state.

Collaboration agreement between ‘Uzbekiston Pochtasi’ and ‘ZOODEL’

Uzbekistan plans to launch a new electronic online platform ZoodMall in the first half of 2018.

Uzbekistan establishes rates for duty-free goods

The President signed a Decree "On measures to further streamline the transportation of goods by physical persons through the customs border".

Uzbekistan makes car rent bureaucracy free

A car rent for the short term is set to be provided without notarization, according to the new act being worked out currently. The document will enter into force by April 2018.

World Bank to support oil and gas industry of Uzbekistan

JSC Uzbekneftegaz held a meeting with representatives of the World Bank. The main purpose of the visit of the World Bank mission is to discuss the budgetary support for the oil and gas industry, financing projects in the field.

NAC can now sell tickets below cost price

Uzbekistan Airways was granted the right to sell air tickets for international flights below the cost price in order to ensure the competitiveness of flights.

Karshi airport to be managed by private company

The President of Uzbekistan signed a Resolution on measures to develop inbound tourism.

Representatives of tourism industry enjoy benefits, as new presidential decree gets approval

A presidential decree approved additional organizational measures on creation of favourable conditions for the development of tourist potential of Uzbekistan.

Network of Halal Standard Institutions to Emerge in the Country

The Spanish company Horwath HTL will develop an analytical report for Uzbekistan that provides specific recommendations for the implementation of Halal standard and a strategy for further diversification of ziyorat (pilgrimage) tourism in the country.

Shopping Tourism: Tax Free

In Uzbekistan, a strategy is to be devised for the development of shopping tourism, which will include the introduction of a system of tax refund for value added when buying consumer goods through the Tax Freе system.

The government has stimulated the development of tourism infrastructure by introducing benefits and preferences

To support entrepreneurial activity in the sphere of tourism, open credit lines of the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan are envisaged in order to allocate credit funds to business entities of the tourist industry for co-financing investment projects for the construction of hotels, adjacent road, engineering and communication infrastructures.