Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent to become gastronomic street (photos)
Today, 11:07 

Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent to become gastronomic street (photos)

Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent is expected to become a 24/7 operating “gastronomic street” to create “an attractive and vibrant tourist environment”.

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Shavkat Mirziyoyev condemns assassination attempt on Donald Trump
Today, 14:36

Shavkat Mirziyoyev condemns assassination attempt on Donald Trump

President of Uzbekistan strongly condemned the assassination attempt on former US president Donald Trump and wished him a speedy recovery.

Uzbekistan’s housing market is cooling down
Yesterday, 19:23

Uzbekistan’s housing market is cooling down

Housing sales in Uzbekistan were down by 5.7% in the first six months of 2024. The growth of prices of existing homes slowed down, while rent prices in Tashkent continued dropping.

Reports about change of location of Bukhara tourism center denied
Yesterday, 12:49

Reports about change of location of Bukhara tourism center denied

The construction of the Eternal Bukhara tourism center has not been halted, the city administration said in response to reports on social media.

BYD may produce budget models of electric cars in Uzbekistan
10 July 18:14

BYD may produce budget models of electric cars in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has reached an agreement with BYD to produce cars in the B, C and budget segments. The Chinese partners provided the first samples for testing, it was said at a presentation demonstrated to president Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Most trains from Tashkent to depart from Southern station during one month
10 July 17:15

Most trains from Tashkent to depart from Southern station during one month

Most trains departing from Tashkent’s Central (Northern) station will be moved to the Southern station during 15 July and 15 August due to reconstruction of tracks.

Passenger traffic at Uzbekistan’s airports grows by 36% in first half of 2024
10 July 16:57

Passenger traffic at Uzbekistan’s airports grows by 36% in first half of 2024

Uzbekistan’s airports served 533 thousand flights in the first half of the year, which is 37% more than in January-June last year, serving more that 6.37 million passengers, 36% increase

Third Bukhara Night Race to be held on 24 August
10 July 15:16

Third Bukhara Night Race to be held on 24 August

The international Bukhara Night Race will be held on 24 August. More than 1,600 athletes from 20 countries took part last year. This year, the number of participants is expected to double.

President of Uzbekistan receives head of Chinese parliament
9 July 21:52

President of Uzbekistan receives head of Chinese parliament

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and head of Chinese зarliament Zhao Leji discussed China’s support in the reform program in Uzbekistan, cooperation between the two countries in education and other issues.

State funding for political parties to be increased in Uzbekistan
5 July 20:03

State funding for political parties to be increased in Uzbekistan

President of Uzbekistan signed amendments to the legislation increasing the amount of state funds allocated annually for financing the statutory activities of political parties.

Uzbekistan bans activities of foreign political parties
5 July 16:33

Uzbekistan bans activities of foreign political parties

President of Uzbekistan signed an amendment to the law “On political parties” prohibiting creation and operation of political parties of foreign states and their branches on the country’s territory.

President of Uzbekistan expresses condolences to India
4 July 20:50

President of Uzbekistan expresses condolences to India

President of Uzbekistan sent condolences to president and prime minister of India over numerous victims and injured as a result of a stampede in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Uzbekistan sends humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan’s flood-hit regions
4 July 15:02

Uzbekistan sends humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan’s flood-hit regions

Uzbekistan has sent humanitarian aid Kyrgyzstan to help its southern regions affected by heavy flooding. Mudflows have taken away the lives of more than 10 people.

Uzbekistan significantly reduces gold sales in April and May
4 July 14:50

Uzbekistan significantly reduces gold sales in April and May

Uzbekistan significantly reduced its gold exports in April and May, according to data from the World Gold Council. The country exported 23 tons of gold in February and March, but this figure plummeted to just 1 ton in the following months.

In pictures: Streets in Tashkent’s Yunusabad flooded after water pipe burst
3 July 21:52

In pictures: Streets in Tashkent’s Yunusabad flooded after water pipe burst

Several streets and residential areas were covered with water because of a water pipe burst in Tashkent’s northern Yunusabad district early Wednesday. Gazeta.uz correspondents captured the flooded district.

Secret tunnel discovered on Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan border, medicines worth 1 bn soums seized
3 July 18:37

Secret tunnel discovered on Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan border, medicines worth 1 bn soums seized

A secret tunnel was discovered on Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan border, presumably used for transportation of contraband goods.

Uzbekistan Olympic team uniform unveiled (photos)
3 July 18:06

Uzbekistan Olympic team uniform unveiled (photos)

The uniform of Uzbekistan’s Olympic team was presented in Tashkent at a ceremony attended by the prime minister and the Senate chairperson. Like the 2020 Olympic uniform, it was developed by the 7Saber brand.

Japan to provide Uzbekistan with four more mobile medical containers worth about $6.26 million
3 July 10:39

Japan to provide Uzbekistan with four more mobile medical containers worth about $6.26 million

Japan will grant to Uzbekistan four additional medical mobile containers valued at over $6 million. These containers are equipped with CT scanners, ultrasound machines, X-ray devices and other medical equipment, and can be deployed at remote districts, including during emergencies.

President of Uzbekistan to attend SCO summit in Astana
2 July 20:54

President of Uzbekistan to attend SCO summit in Astana

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Astana, Kazakhstan on 3−4 July to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit and a “SCO Plus” format meeting. UN secretary-general will also be present at the summit.


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Stories of students from Uzbekistan admitted to top US universities

Stories of students from Uzbekistan admitted to top US universities

A number of students from Uzbekistan got accepted to highly selective US universities, including those in the Ivy League. Gazeta.uz talked to some of them about their path to success and aspirations. We also reviewed the list of Uzbekistan’s students admitted to US universities in the past years.

“Integration is actually answer to all problems Central Asia is facing,” European Commission spokesperson says

Lead spokesperson for foreign affairs and security policy Peter Stano noted the political significance of the upcoming EU-Central Asia summit on the higher level. He reminded the EU’s respect for CA’s free choice of partners, calling the regional integration an answer to all problems it is facing.

Raising women’s income could pull over 700,000 people out of poverty, World Bank reports

If women participated equally with men in economic activities, national income in Uzbekistan would increase by 29%. This finding comes from a country gender assessment conducted by the World Bank with the assistance of the UK government.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev condemns assassination attempt on Donald Trump

Shavkat Mirziyoyev condemns assassination attempt on Donald Trump

President of Uzbekistan strongly condemned the assassination attempt on former US president Donald Trump and wished him a speedy recovery.

Two high-level deputies disagree on return of death penalty in Uzbekistan

Two vice-speakers of the Legislative chamber expressed contrasting opinions on the death penalty. Following the news of a child’s murder in Tashkent, Alisher Qodirov stated that such individuals “should not live”. Odiljon Tojiev argued that the death penalty would not reduce crime rates.

President of Uzbekistan receives head of Chinese parliament

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and head of Chinese зarliament Zhao Leji discussed China’s support in the reform program in Uzbekistan, cooperation between the two countries in education and other issues.

Uzbekistan’s housing market is cooling down

Uzbekistan’s housing market is cooling down

Housing sales in Uzbekistan were down by 5.7% in the first six months of 2024. The growth of prices of existing homes slowed down, while rent prices in Tashkent continued dropping.

BYD may produce budget models of electric cars in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has reached an agreement with BYD to produce cars in the B, C and budget segments. The Chinese partners provided the first samples for testing, it was said at a presentation demonstrated to president Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Passenger traffic at Uzbekistan’s airports grows by 36% in first half of 2024

Uzbekistan’s airports served 533 thousand flights in the first half of the year, which is 37% more than in January-June last year, serving more that 6.37 million passengers, 36% increase

Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent to become gastronomic street (photos)

Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent to become gastronomic street (photos)

Part of Taras Shevchenko street in Tashkent is expected to become a 24/7 operating “gastronomic street” to create “an attractive and vibrant tourist environment”.

Reports about change of location of Bukhara tourism center denied

The construction of the Eternal Bukhara tourism center has not been halted, the city administration said in response to reports on social media.

Most trains from Tashkent to depart from Southern station during one month

Most trains departing from Tashkent’s Central (Northern) station will be moved to the Southern station during 15 July and 15 August due to reconstruction of tracks.

Movie about Jadidis wins Best Educational Film award at Independent Film Festival in Cannes

Movie about Jadidis wins Best Educational Film award at Independent Film Festival in Cannes

The documentary exploring the history of Jadidism “Dreamers” won the Best Educational Film category at the Independent Film Festival in Cannes.

UNESCO includes two Uzbekistan nominations in Memory of World Register

“Turkiston Album (1871−1872)” and “Images of Khorazm Oasis by Khudoybergan Devonov (1879−1937)” have been nominated by Uzbekistan and included in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register.

Largest suzani captures spotlight at “Suzani. A Story of an Embroiderer” exhibition in Riga

The exhibition “Suzani. A Story of an Embroiderer” opened at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE, featuring an 8-meter piece crafted over 3.5 years by Tashkent embroiderer Madina Kasimbaeva and her 15 colleagues, showcasing the meticulous process of suzani creation from sketch to completion.

Third Bukhara Night Race to be held on 24 August

Third Bukhara Night Race to be held on 24 August

The international Bukhara Night Race will be held on 24 August. More than 1,600 athletes from 20 countries took part last year. This year, the number of participants is expected to double.

Uzbekistan Olympic team uniform unveiled (photos)

The uniform of Uzbekistan’s Olympic team was presented in Tashkent at a ceremony attended by the prime minister and the Senate chairperson. Like the 2020 Olympic uniform, it was developed by the 7Saber brand.

President visits cyber sports arena in Jizzakh, meets with youth

President of Uzbekistan met with the youth at the newly opened cyber sports arena in Jizzakh, launched last December at a cost of 30 billion soums. The arena is capable of hosting international competitions in boxing, wrestling, basketball, table tennis, chess, and other sports.

Freedom House: Democracy Score in Central Asia continues to decline

Freedom House: Democracy Score in Central Asia continues to decline

Democratic performance in Central Europe and Central Asia continues to decline, with the war in Ukraine and other conflicts having hastened geopolitical shifts in the region, Freedom House reports. Uzbekistan’s democracy level is rated at 1.18 out of 7 points.

Uzbekistan ranks 106th in Human Development Index

Uzbekistan has dropped one position to 106th out of 193 in the latest UN Human Development Index. The country remains categorized among those with high HDI.

U.S. sanctions companies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

The U.S. Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions against several companies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for supplying goods to Russia evading restrictions.

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