Uzbekistan opened UZ Euro Trade House in Vilnius (Lithuania). The trade house is expected to intensify practical partnership and substantive dialogue between the business communities of the two countries.
Uzbekistan’s Senate approved amendments to the law on the state flag. The changes expand the use of the national flag and authorize its use by individuals and legal entities representing Uzbekistan at official international events. Restrictions on disrespectful treatment of the flag were added.
The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved a law ratifying an agreement between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan on the demarcation of their shared border.
President Mirziyoyev called his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to express condolences and offer assistance after a deadly forest fires in the Abay region. They also discussed ways to enhance their bilateral cooperation in various fields.
In 2022, nearly a quarter of seasonal workers came to the UK from Central Asia. Uzbekistan was the second-largest source of migrant workers after Ukraine.
From establishing a new ministry to degrading environmental situation in Uzbekistan. The minister Mr. Aziz Abduhakimov in an interview with Gazeta.uz spoke about environmental problems and ways out stipulated by presidential decree.
To safeguard the environment, Uzbekistan established an inter-agency working group on tailings safety and the prevention of accidental water pollution. The initiative is supported by the UNECE and the Swiss government.
The new Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States, Furkat Sidikov, presented his credentials to President Joe Biden.
Uzbekistan and Sierra Leone signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations in New York. The move makes Sierra Leone the 143rd country with which Uzbekistan has established diplomatic ties.
Czech PM Petr Fiala held talks with Uzbek President and PM in Tashkent and took part in a business forum. The Czech side expressed interest in buying uranium and copper and supplying trams, trains and planes. They also discussed arranging direct flights and other issues.
The assembly of Renault’s cars in Uzbekistan has been put on hold due to delivery issues from Russia and other countries, said the Uzbek Ambassador to France, Sardor Rustambayev. He stated that efforts are currently underway to “restore the disrupted supply chains.”
During the first Central Asia-China ministerial meeting, Uzbekistan proposed to host Forum of Heads of Regions of Central Asia and China in the second half of 2023 to strengthen partnerships, identify growth opportunities, and enhance inter-regional development.
Early voting for Uzbekistan’s constitutional referendum commenced on April 19 and will last through April 26, providing an opportunity for citizens who are unable to be present at their polling locations on the main referendum day to engage in the voting process.
AnadoluJet, a Turkish Airlines subsidiary, commenced its new Ankara-Tashkent-Ankara service on April 18, with regular flights on Mondays, further bolstering the existing 60+ weekly flights between Uzbekistan and Turkey.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced significant progress in discussions between Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan on a trilateral gas union project after a meeting of foreign ministers in Samarkand.
Uzbekistan is among the first six countries selected by the World Health Organization to receive essential childhood cancer medications through the newly launched Global Platform for Access to Childhood Cancer Medicines (GPACCM). A forum is being held in the US to prepare for its launch.
A working group from Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy visited the Kadamjay district of Kyrgyzstan to commence restoration work on the North Sokh underground gas storage facility.
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