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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.

Agreements worth $26.6 billion signed at Tashkent Investment Forum
6 May 2024, 07:34

Agreements worth $26.6 billion signed at Tashkent Investment Forum

Contracts totaling $26.6 billion were signed at the Tashkent International Investment Forum, the state authorities stated. Planned projects include new infrastructure in Tashkent, a data center, power plants, and modernization of heat supply systems in Nukus, Fergana, Quvasoy, and other places.

“Tashkent to apply Sydney’s practices to renovate streets,” city hokim says
13 April 2024, 17:02

“Tashkent to apply Sydney’s practices to renovate streets,” city hokim says

Tashkent hokimiyat plans to undertake renovation of mahallas and streets using a unified code based on the practices of Sydney, Australia. Hokim Shavkat Umurzakov announced the initiative. “Ideal conditions should extend beyond the city center, in the most challenging and remote mahallas,” he said.

Tourist street opens in Gulbozor mahalla in Tashkent
4 April 2024, 12:17

Tourist street opens in Gulbozor mahalla in Tashkent

President of Uzbekistan visited Gulbozor mahalla in the historic district of Tashkent, where a dedicated tourist street has been established. The street may evolve into a 24/7 destination and will be integrated into the “tourist circle” under development in the Shaykhontokhur district.

Shavkat Umurzakov becomes hokim of Tashkent city
3 April 2024, 12:08

Shavkat Umurzakov becomes hokim of Tashkent city

Shavkat Umurzakov, who has been serving as the acting hokim (mayor) of the capital city for more than a year, has been appointed as the hokim of Tashkent.

Mosaics on buildings in Uzbekistan recognized as cultural heritage, but not universally
26 March 2024, 22:59

Mosaics on buildings in Uzbekistan recognized as cultural heritage, but not universally

Government of Uzbekistan included about 160 mosaic panels on buildings in Tashkent and other cities and districts to the national list of tangible cultural heritage. Many of these mosaics have been destroyed or painted in the previous years, some are obscured by advertising banners.

Photos: Smog covers Tashkent
15 March 2024, 10:15

Photos: Smog covers Tashkent

Tashkent residents observed thick smog this morning. The capital city of Uzbekistan ranked high in global air pollution once again, according to IQAir. Despite plans for an air pollution warning system to start on March 1, no information regarding its launch has been released yet.

Tashkent administration reveals plans to build “cable taxi”
25 January 2024, 15:31

Tashkent administration reveals plans to build “cable taxi”

Cable taxi line mirroring ground transport may be built in Tashkent, potentially along New Uzbekistan Street. Authorities promise to share project details with the public. Agreement with Beijing North Bartholet Cableway Technology Co., Ltd. was secured by city delegation led by the acting hokim.

Tashkent khokimiyat claims to be developing measures for environmental improvement
17 January 2024, 13:41

Tashkent khokimiyat claims to be developing measures for environmental improvement

Tashkent khokimiyat asserts its commitment to developing measures for improvement of the city’s environmental situation involving foreign experts. Some clauses might be considered as “robust,” the administration noted, referring to the research-based strategy to be presented to the public soon.

Flash mob for clean air by activists: “We need long-term solutions, not one-off measures”
14 January 2024, 20:39

Flash mob for clean air by activists: “We need long-term solutions, not one-off measures”

Activists, bloggers and artists held a flash mob #TozaHavoKerak in the Tashkent city center to draw attention to environmental problems, emphasizing poor air quality. They expect the authorities to take long-term and comprehensive solutions rather than one-off measures, they said. Photos included.

“Action from government and civil society is required.” U.S. Ambassador on air quality in Tashkent
10 January 2024, 21:46

“Action from government and civil society is required.” U.S. Ambassador on air quality in Tashkent

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Henick and USAID Mission Director David Hoffman shared their thoughts on air quality in Tashkent. Citizens should take personal interest as it affects “them, their family and their children” and urge the authorities to study the issue and take action, the ambassador noted.

Tashkent city khokimiyat intends to return credit ratings from Fitch agency
3 January 2024, 11:55

Tashkent city khokimiyat intends to return credit ratings from Fitch agency

The Tashkent city khokimiyat has decided to re-engage in the credit rating process with the international agency Fitch Ratings, which earlier withdrew the city’s ratings.

Tashkent increases cold water and sewerage bills
25 November 2023, 12:16

Tashkent increases cold water and sewerage bills

Tashkent city kengash approved an increase in tariffs for drinking water supply. It will now cost 1,400 soums per cubic meter for individuals and 3,000 soums for legal entities.

Tashkent ranks 157th in Global Liveability Index
23 June 2023, 21:54

Tashkent ranks 157th in Global Liveability Index

Tashkent was ranked 157th out of 173 cities in the Global Liveability Index 2023. The Uzbek capital lost 13 spots compared to last year’s ranking, making it one of the top 10 countries to have deteriorated the most over the past year. Vienna was voted the most livable city in the world.

Public transport corridors to be created on four key streets in Tashkent
7 June 2023, 22:22

Public transport corridors to be created on four key streets in Tashkent

The Tashkent city administration proposed a plan to create public transport corridors along four key streets in the capital, drawing on foreign best practices. The plan, which has been published online for public feedback, covers Amir Temur, Shakhrisabz, Shota Rustaveli and Yangi Sergeli streets.

Tashkent hokim claims to turn the capital into “people's city”
1 June 2023, 14:55

Tashkent hokim claims to turn the capital into “people's city”

Acting hokim of Tashkent Shavkat Umurzakov promised to oversee creation of green spaces in capital’s each mahalla. “Our policy is to propel Tashkent into a status of ‘people's city',” “a city that serves the people,” and “city for people’s leisure,” he said.

ADSSC to develop advanced wastewater treatment plant in Tashkent
28 April 2023, 15:36

ADSSC to develop advanced wastewater treatment plant in Tashkent

UAE-based ADSSC will begin construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Tashkent in January 2024, with the capacity to process 1.5 million cubic meters of wastewater daily. The project includes modernizing pipelines and connecting existing treatment plants in the city.

Samarkand and Tashkent designated as CIS Cultural and Youth capitals for 2024
14 April 2023, 18:56

Samarkand and Tashkent designated as CIS Cultural and Youth capitals for 2024

Foreign ministers from Central Asian countries and Russia convened in Samarkand, designating Samarkand as the CIS Cultural Capital and Tashkent as the Youth Capital for 2024. Additionally, a resolution was endorsed to establish a quadrennial Olympic event for children with disabilities.

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