Mongolia opens embassy in Uzbekistan
24 June 2024, 18:18

Mongolia opens embassy in Uzbekistan

The embassy of Mongolia opened in Tashkent during the state visit of the president of this country. Prime minister of Uzbekistan and foreign ministers of the two countries participated in the ceremony.

Uzbekistan and Mongolia intend to increase mutual trade volume 5−10 times in coming years
24 June 2024, 13:14

Uzbekistan and Mongolia intend to increase mutual trade volume 5−10 times in coming years

Presidents of Uzbekistan and Mongolia agreed to draft agreements on preferential trade and mutual market access simplification. They also plan to adopt agreements on investment protection and taxation principles. Mongolia is ready to supply Uzbekistan with meat and establish livestock clusters here.

President of Uzbekistan sends condolences to president of Russia over terrorist attacks in Dagestan
24 June 2024, 11:42

President of Uzbekistan sends condolences to president of Russia over terrorist attacks in Dagestan

President of Uzbekistan has sent condolences to president of Russia in connection with terrorist attacks in Dagestan. Dozens of people were killed and injured in the attacks on two churches, two synagogues, and a traffic police post.

Stories of students from Uzbekistan admitted to top US universities
23 June 2024, 19:54

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. 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.

President of Mongolia arrives on state visit to Uzbekistan
23 June 2024, 17:52

President of Mongolia arrives on state visit to Uzbekistan

President of Mongolia Ukhnaa Khurelsukh with his wife Luvsandorj Bolortsetseg arrived in Tashkent on state visit.

Urgench international airport to be closed from 20 July to 7 August
23 June 2024, 16:04

Urgench international airport to be closed from 20 July to 7 August

Urgench airport will be closed from 20 July to 7 August for capital repairs of the runway. Flights will be redirected to Nukus and passengers will be provided with transfer.

Uzbekistan becomes first country to receive World Bank carbon funds after reducing emissions
21 June 2024, 20:24

Uzbekistan becomes first country to receive World Bank carbon funds after reducing emissions

Uzbekistan reduced carbon emissions by 500,000 tons. As part of an earlier agreement, the World Bank awarded the country a $7.5 million grant. A part of these funds will be used to provide financial assistance to families most affected by the rise in electricity and gas tariffs.

Uzbekistan ratifies ILO Convention on Equal Opportunities for Working Family Members
20 June 2024, 18:54

Uzbekistan ratifies ILO Convention on Equal Opportunities for Working Family Members

Uzbekistan has ratified the International Labor Organization Convention on Equal Opportunities and Equal Treatment for Men and Women Workers with Family Responsibilities.

“Integration is actually answer to all problems Central Asia is facing,” European Commission spokesperson says
20 June 2024, 17:01

“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.

Movie about Jadidis wins Best Educational Film award at Independent Film Festival in Cannes
19 June 2024, 12:39

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.

Raising women’s income could pull over 700,000 people out of poverty, World Bank reports
19 June 2024, 09:18

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.

Vitaliy Fen, head of Uzbekistan’s diplomatic mission to South Korea for 25 years, passed away
18 June 2024, 21:27

Vitaliy Fen, head of Uzbekistan’s diplomatic mission to South Korea for 25 years, passed away

Vitaliy Fen, who led Uzbekistan’s diplomatic mission in South Korea for 25 years, has passed away at the age of 77.

Labor migration from Uzbekistan to Russia likely to keep falling
17 June 2024, 19:08

Labor migration from Uzbekistan to Russia likely to keep falling

Development of the construction industry in Uzbekistan, where wages can compete with those in Russia, may further decrease the flow of labor migrants to this country, according to a representative from the Agency for External Labor Migration.

International Fund for Agricultural Development opens office in Tashkent
15 June 2024, 22:37

International Fund for Agricultural Development opens office in Tashkent

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a UN specialized agency, opened its office in Uzbekistan, the first in Central Asia.

Ambassador of Indonesia to Uzbekistan passes away
14 June 2024, 13:47

Ambassador of Indonesia to Uzbekistan passes away

The ambassador of Indonesia to Uzbekistan Sunaryo Kartadinata passed away in Tashkent at age 74. He served as ambassador since 2019.

“Give time for people to deliver.” Interview with UK ambassador Timothy Smart
13 June 2024, 10:00

“Give time for people to deliver.” Interview with UK ambassador Timothy Smart

UK Ambassador Timothy Smart in interview with talked about his country’s priorities in the region, importance of data for decision-making and why people should be given time to deliver. The ambassador noted that his knowledge of the Uzbek language helps him understand the country better.

Foreigners may be deemed undesirable for statements about Uzbekistan and its people
12 June 2024, 18:17

Foreigners may be deemed undesirable for statements about Uzbekistan and its people

Uzbekistan suggests a procedure to designate foreign citizens as undesirable. The designation may be based on statements and actions threatening the country’s sovereignty, integrity, and security, inciting interstate and national enmity, demeaning the honor, dignity, or history of its people.

US expresses full support for Uzbekistan’s intention to join WTO, says US trade representative Katherine Tai
12 June 2024, 16:13

US expresses full support for Uzbekistan’s intention to join WTO, says US trade representative Katherine Tai

US trade representative Katherine Tai had meetings with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and several ministers in Tashkent. The ambassador reaffirmed the intention of the US to support Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO, and to resume granting trade preferences under the GSP system.

All buildings with mosaics in Tashkent freed from advertising banners
11 June 2024, 16:47

All buildings with mosaics in Tashkent freed from advertising banners

All residential buildings with mosaics in Tashkent have been cleared of advertising banners, the city hokimiyat and Uzbekistan Art and Culture Development Foundation said. Over two months, more than 40 mosaics have been uncovered, and some 30 more works have been returned to the public since 2021.

US trade representative to visit Uzbekistan
10 June 2024, 12:21

US trade representative to visit Uzbekistan

US trade representative Katherine Tai will visit Tashkent and Samarkand on 11−12 June. She will meet with president of Uzbekistan and other officials. She will also attend the US — Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Council meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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