25 May, Saturday

Vladimir Putin to make state visit to Uzbekistan
21 May 2024, 14:53

Vladimir Putin to make state visit to Uzbekistan

President of Uzbekistan and president of Russia held a telephone conversation. They discussed the preparation for Vladimir Putin’s state visit to the country.

President of Uzbekistan visits Iranian embassy and leaves note in book of condolences
21 May 2024, 12:27

President of Uzbekistan visits Iranian embassy and leaves note in book of condolences

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Iranian embassy in Tashkent and expressed condolences to the Iranian people over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi. The head of state left a note in the Book of Condolences.

President of Uzbekistan expresses condolences over death of Iran’s president
20 May 2024, 13:09

President of Uzbekistan expresses condolences over death of Iran’s president

President of Uzbekistan expressed condolences to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over the death of president Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash.

Malaysia’s Petronas to launch two gas processing projects in Uzbekistan
20 May 2024, 12:10

Malaysia’s Petronas to launch two gas processing projects in Uzbekistan

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas will participate in the implementation of two large gas processing projects in Uzbekistan, minister of investment Laziz Kudratov shared. The company closed its representative office in Uzbekistan 10 years ago and withdrew from all projects.

Senate approves US-Uzbekistan defense agreement on classified information protection
20 May 2024, 10:15

Senate approves US-Uzbekistan defense agreement on classified information protection

Senators approved a law ratifying the agreement on measures to protect classified military information between Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Defense and the US Department of Defense. The document covers the information exchange, receipt of gratuitous military-technical assistance, and other.

Foreign ministry of Uzbekistan expresses concern over accident with helicopter of Iranian president
20 May 2024, 07:35

Foreign ministry of Uzbekistan expresses concern over accident with helicopter of Iranian president

Uzbekistan’s Foreign ministry expressed concern over the accident with helicopter carrying president of Iran Ebrahim Raisi. “The Uzbek side expresses its full readiness to provide assistance to our Iranian friends if necessary,” the statement reads.

Needy families in Uzbekistan to receive free solar panels of 1.5−2 kW
18 May 2024, 16:22

Needy families in Uzbekistan to receive free solar panels of 1.5−2 kW

About 20,000 needy families in Uzbekistan will receive free solar panels with a capacity of 1.5−2 kW, energy minister Jurabek Mirzamahmudov said.

Uzbekistan Airways leases two A330 aircrafts from Qanot Sharq
18 May 2024, 07:56

Uzbekistan Airways leases two A330 aircrafts from Qanot Sharq

State-owned Uzbekistan Airways took a wet-lease of two Airbus A330 aircrafts from the private airline Qanot Sharq. The agreement was signed for one year.

Brightness of all LED advertising screens in Tashkent to be monitored
17 May 2024, 22:25

Brightness of all LED advertising screens in Tashkent to be monitored

In response to residents'' complaints, Tashkent administration started inspecting the brightness levels of all LED advertising screens in the city. A preliminary study has revealed that over 90% of screens have a brightness exceeding the norm. Violators are expected to be cut from power supply.

Uzbekistan and Malaysia agree to strengthen multifaceted cooperation
17 May 2024, 18:57

Uzbekistan and Malaysia agree to strengthen multifaceted cooperation

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim discussed expanding cooperation in political, trade, economic, and other spheres. This marks the first visit of the Malaysian leader to Uzbekistan in the past 16 years.

Malaysian Prime Minister to pay official visit to Uzbekistan
16 May 2024, 22:19

Malaysian Prime Minister to pay official visit to Uzbekistan

Prime Minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim will pay a two-day official visit to Uzbekistan. After talks in Tashkent, he will visit Samarkand and Bukhara.

Foreigners to be able to visit Termez international trade center visa-free for up to 15 days
16 May 2024, 22:12

Foreigners to be able to visit Termez international trade center visa-free for up to 15 days

Termez international trade center, a free trade zone, will accept payments in US dollars, euros, Chinese yuan and Russian rubles. Foreign visitors will be able to stay at the center’s territory without an entry visa for up to 15 days.

ELLE magazine set to launch in Uzbekistan
16 May 2024, 16:04

ELLE magazine set to launch in Uzbekistan

ELLE media brand will make its entry into Uzbekistan’s market. Currently ELLE Oʻzbekiston is hiring employees.

President of Uzbekistan, head of UN Office of Counter-Terrorism discuss cooperation
16 May 2024, 12:11

President of Uzbekistan, head of UN Office of Counter-Terrorism discuss cooperation

President of Uzbekistan and UN under-secretary-general for counter-terrorism discussed expansion of cooperation, protection of young people from influence of extremism and terrorism, situation in Afghanistan and other issues.

Regina Maria Castillo becomes new UNICEF representative in Uzbekistan
16 May 2024, 09:57

Regina Maria Castillo becomes new UNICEF representative in Uzbekistan

Regina Maria Castillo became new representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Uzbekistan. Earlier, she served as UNICEF representative in Croatia and Paraguay.

President of Uzbekistan meets Coca Cola head, voices support to company’s projects
15 May 2024, 18:04

President of Uzbekistan meets Coca Cola head, voices support to company’s projects

President of Uzbekistan and chairperson and CEO of Coca Cola James Quincey discussed expanding investments, broadening product range, and personnel training. On Wednesday, the company opened its fourth plant in the country, with plans for the fifth plant next year.

IMF: Uzbekistan’s economic outlook broadly positive but domestic and external risks remain
15 May 2024, 15:26

IMF: Uzbekistan’s economic outlook broadly positive but domestic and external risks remain

Uzbekistan’s government should further improve the business environment, continue anticorruption efforts, and put into force asset declaration and conflict of interest laws. These are some of the recommendations by the IMF mission that visited Tashkent recently.

EBRD projects 6.5% economic growth for Uzbekistan in 2024
15 May 2024, 15:04

EBRD projects 6.5% economic growth for Uzbekistan in 2024

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development projects Uzbekistan’s GDP to grow by 6.5% in 2024 and 6% in 2025. Analysts anticipate that investment and net exports will drive growth, while limitations may arise from deficits in energy and water resources.

Share of renewable energy in Uzbekistan’s electricity generation reaches 18% on Sunday
15 May 2024, 13:11

Share of renewable energy in Uzbekistan’s electricity generation reaches 18% on Sunday

The share of renewable energy sources in Uzbekistan’s electricity production should reach 18% by year end, energy minister said. Uzbekistan already reached this goal last Sunday. Additionally, Uzbekistan is working with Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to export green energy to European countries.

Tajikistan to join Unified Energy System of Central Asia this month — minister of energy of Uzbekistan
15 May 2024, 10:10

Tajikistan to join Unified Energy System of Central Asia this month — minister of energy of Uzbekistan

Tajikistan is expected to join the Unified Energy System of Central Asia by the end of May, said minister of energy of Uzbekistan Jurabek Mirzamahmudov.

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