President becomes familiar with Namangan Railway Station

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev became familiar with Namangan Railway Station after construction and reconstruction activities carried out there.

In order to improve the quality and efficiency of railway transport services provided to the population and foreign tourists, the station was reconstructed for 24 billion UZS at the expense of Uzbekistan Railways and the National Bank of Foreign Economic Activity.

European Union Project discussed

At the initiative of the European Union, a videoconference took place to discuss the implementation of the EU’s Project 65 “Strengthening chemical and biological waste management in Central Asia countries for improved security and safety risk mitigation”.
June 26, 2020

Uzbekistan – UN: New Stage of Development

The regular session of the International Press Club was held at the Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Action Plan for development of cooperation with the United Nations and its specialized agencies was discussed at the event.
June 26, 2020

Negotiations with State Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov has held talks with the State Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Audun Halvorsen, via videoconference, Uzbekistan MFA reports.

The sides discussed the current state and priority directions for further development of multifaceted Uzbekistan – Norway cooperation. In particular, they noted their interest in strengthening political dialogue and enhancing interaction between parliaments of the two countries.

ADB provides $500 million loan to Uzbekistan

On June 25, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $500 million loan to help the Government of Uzbekistan mitigate the adverse health and economic impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
June 25, 2020

President approves National Human Rights Strategy

The National Human Rights Strategy of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been approved by the Presidential Decree.
June 25, 2020

On telephone conversation with Czech Deputy FM

On June 24, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov held a telephone conversation with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 25, 2020

President of Uzbekistan visits Islam Karimov Square in Moscow

Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited Islam Karimov Square in the city of Moscow, which is located near the Embassy of Uzbekistan.
June 24, 2020

Fifth Meeting of the Turkic Council Tourism Ministers

The Fifth Meeting of Ministers for Tourism of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States has taken place via videoconference.
June 24, 2020

Sanoat Qurilish Bank and EBRD support SMEs

On June 23, Sanoat Qurilish Bank (Uzbekistan Industrial and Construction Bank) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a loan agreement, according to which the EBRD provides a credit line in the amount of $40 million to finance domestic manufacturers, exporters and SMEs.
June 23, 2020

Uzbekistan, Russia strengthen strategic partnership

Negotiations between the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has taken place in Moscow.
June 23, 2020

Meeting with the Ambassador of Italy

On June 22, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov held a videoconference with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic Andrea Bertozzi, completing his diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan.
June 23, 2020

Deputy FMs of Uzbekistan and Switzerland talk over the phone

On June 22, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov held a telephone conversation with Acting State Secretary of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Krystyna Marty Lang, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 23, 2020

The President of Uzbekistan to visit Russia

On June 23-24, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Moscow at the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
June 22, 2020

Uzbekistan to attend the Fifth Meeting of the Turkic Council Tourism Ministers

Aziz Abdukhakimov will attend the Fifth Meeting of Ministers for Tourism of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States on June 23, 2020, via videoconference.
June 22, 2020

Islamic World Ministers of Culture unanimously commend ICESCO's efforts

The Ministers of Culture taking part in the Extraordinary Virtual Conference of Culture Ministers of Member States of ICESCO, held by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), under the theme "Sustainability of cultural action in the face of crises (Covid-19)", reviewed the initiatives and experiences of their countries to ensure the continuity of cultural action. The ministers and the heads of the participating regional and international organizations lauded the cultural initiatives of ICESCO, most notably "ICESCO Digital Home" and "Distance Culture," as well as the incentive awards of creativity.
June 19, 2020

Abdulaziz Kamilov attends a videoconference on international cooperation

On June 18, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov attended a videoconference “International cooperation within the framework of Belt and Road Initiative: Solidarity in the fight against COVID-19.
June 19, 2020

Virtual conference on Afghanistan

On June 18, 2020, Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev attended the virtual conference on the Afghan settlement, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 18, 2020

Uzbekistan supports UN global initiative

Cooperation issues between Uzbekistan and the UN on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be discussed by participants at the international online forum on June 26.
June 18, 2020

Uzbekistan, Finland strengthen trade-economic, scientific-technical cooperation

The fourth meeting of Uzbekistan – Finland Intergovernmental Commission on trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation was held via videoconference. The meeting was co-chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov and Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Finland Ville Skinnari, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 18, 2020

Videoconference of Business Women Council

On June 16, 2020, a videoconference of the Business Women Council was held at the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce of the Economic Cooperation Organization.
June18, 2020

OSON – the first electronic money system operator in Uzbekistan

Based on the protocol of the Central Bank, the BRIO GROUP payment organization is included in the OSON Register of Electronic Money System Operators No. 1.
June 18, 2020

Implementation of the national water management project in Uzbekistan continues

The Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Khamrayev and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Uzbekistan Olivier Shave signed an agreement on the implementation of the second phase of the National Water Management Project in Uzbekistan.
June 17, 2020

Museums in a changing world: State, problems, prospects

Uzbekistan – India – Russia virtual scientific and practical conference was held on this theme at the initiative of Mukhtar Ashrafi Memorial House Museum.
June 17, 2020

Uzbekistan to host the 65th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe

Samarkand will host the 65th virtual meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe. The event will be opened by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov.
June 17, 2020

New mobile operator to launch its activity in Uzbekistan

This year, another mobile operator will start operating in Uzbekistan. It is created by Humans international group of companies, which plans to invest about $15 million in this project. New jobs will be created for various telecommunications professionals.
June 17, 2020

Cooperation towards sustainable development

The First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sodik Safoyev and the UN Resident Coordinator for the Republic of Uzbekistan Helena Fraser, within the framework of the recently signed Action Plan for development of cooperation with the UN and its specialized agencies, discussed issues of further development of partnership.
June 17, 2020

Coronavirus case in Uzbekistan increases

As of June 16, 23:00, the number of coronavirus infected in Uzbekistan has reached 5493 (+165) people, the Ministry of Health reports.
June 16, 2020

More than $100 million of credit resources to be allocated for service sector projects

On June 16, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a videoconference on development of services and domestic tourism.
June 16, 2020

Uzbekistan in UN Human Rights Report

The UN Human Rights report 2019 presents the progress achieved by OHCHR and its affiliates in 2019 against the targets set out in the OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 and includes an overview of management, funding and expenditure as well as detailed results from the field and headquarters.
June 16, 2020

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