Politics

Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization begins

Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization begins
A summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has started with a meeting of the heads of the organization’s member states in private session. Taking part in the session under the chairmanship of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov,...

Economy

More Good and Different Brands

More Good and Different Brands
O’zeltehsanoat Joint Stock Company intends to disburse more than $1 billion of investment by 2030. That would empower the production of 22 kinds of new products and scale up the industry’s production volumes by 5.1 times. Being an integral part...

Society

Personnel for State Administration

Personnel for State Administration
Improving the process of training highly qualified personnel, capable to implement reforms aimed at democratization of the state power and administration, development of civil society, and liberalization of economy at the level of modern requirements...

Culture

Singing friendship and cooperation

Singing friendship and cooperation
On 23 June a concert for participants of the Tashkent summit of the SCO Heads of State Council was held at the “Uzbekiston” Palace of international forums.  Organization of such events has become a good tradition for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. President...

Education

Uzbek universities start to accept documents

Uzbek universities start to accept documents
All universities of Uzbekistan started to accept documents from entrants from 20 June 2016. The enrollment commissions will accept documents till 20 July. According to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of Uzbekistan, the commissions...

Sport

Denis Istomin fails to qualify to second round of Aegon Open Nottingham

Denis Istomin fails to qualify to second round of Aegon Open Nottingham
Uzbekistan No. 1 Denis Istomin could not advance to the second round of the Aegon Open Nottingham. In the first round, Istomin lost to Damir Džumhur from Bosnia and Herzegovina in three sets with the score 6/1, 6/7(4) and 4/6. The match lasted an hour...

Tourism

Hyatt Regency Hotel constructed in Tashkent 

Hyatt Regency Hotel constructed in Tashkent 
Construction of five-star Hyatt Regency Tashkent Hotel has been completed in Tashkent on the eve of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Hyatt Regency Tashkent Hotel received its first guests, who arrived in Tashkent to participate...

Documents

Parliamentary control improvement discussed

Parliamentary control improvement discussed
The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan held a seminar “Issues of improvement of parliamentary control over the years of independence: the role of deputies and senators in the enforcement of laws and public programs”, organized by the Committee...

Digest

INFORMATION DIGEST OF PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN # 121

INFORMATION DIGEST OF PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN # 121
Council of the heads of the member-states of SCO in Tashkent.. 1 All SCO leaders to attend Tashkent summit 1 PRESIDENCY OF UZBEKISTAN IN THE SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION (2015-2016) 1 On upcoming meeting of Board of SCO Business Council 1 On the...

Materials in Russian

Опыт, достойный изучения

Опыт, достойный изучения
В Ташкенте состоялась международная конференция “Развитие социального партнерства между государственными органами и ННО: опыт Узбекистана...

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“Tashkent Summit, the Concluding Session of Uzbekistan’s Presidency in SCO”

“Tashkent Summit, the Concluding Session of Uzbekistan’s Presidency in SCO”

Ahead of the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Heads of State Council in Tashkent, the Vice President of the German-Uzbek Friendship Society – director of the Political Affairs Bureau at the Spary Network Communication, Dr. Peter...
“10 Reasons to Visit Uzbekistan” book presented in Tashkent

“10 Reasons to Visit Uzbekistan” book presented in Tashkent

A presentation of “10 Reasons to Visit Uzbekistan book” was held in Tashkent on 17 June 2016. Prepared to print in English and Russian languages, the eye-catching de luxe edition is designed to further attract the attention of international audience...
Uzbek Chess Players Emerge Empty-Handed

Uzbek Chess Players Emerge Empty-Handed

A continental chess championship has wrapped up in Tashkent and has given chess enthusiasts ten days of engaging and head-on chess battle. In the men’s tournament, the winner is Indian grandmaster Panayappan Sethuraman, who earned seven points out...
Important feature of law-governed democratic state

Important feature of law-governed democratic state

An international round table conversation has taken place in Tashkent on the subject of topical issues of improving the way the Constitutional Court conducts its work. The event was arranged in cooperation with the Constitutional Court of the Republic...
President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping to pay state visit to Uzbekistan

President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping to pay state visit to Uzbekistan

President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping will arrive in Uzbekistan with a state visit on 21 June 2016 at the invitation of President Islam Karimov. The current state and development prospects of Uzbek-Chinese relations, topical regional...
Inha University in Tashkent to admit 80 students to the Faculty of Logistics

Inha University in Tashkent to admit 80 students to the Faculty of Logistics

As we reported earlier in 2016-2017 academic year Inha University in Tashkent opens a new faculty of logistics. At a press conference held in the capital, it was reported that 80 students will be trained in this area, and the university is going to admit...
Uzbekistan is one of the fastest growing countries in the world

Uzbekistan is one of the fastest growing countries in the world

Uzbekistan’s achievements in economic, banking and financial sectors, as well as favorable conditions created for foreign investment, are getting positive assessments from prominent members of expert-analytical and business community abroad. Thus,...
Urgench International Airport – Best Airport of CIS countries in 2015

Urgench International Airport – Best Airport of CIS countries in 2015

“Urgench” International Airport was recognized by the “Airport” Association of CIS Civil Aviation as the “Best Airport of CIS countries in 2015”. On this occasion, at the event it was specially noted that as a result of constant attention...
“Echo of Chimgan – 2016”

“Echo of Chimgan – 2016”

An International Ecotourism Festival titled “Echo of Chimgan – 2016” held in Bostanlik district of Tashkent region. The festival, jointly organized by the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, Tashkent regional khokimiyat (administration), ECO Forum...
ILO Director-General: Execution of obligations by Uzbekistan is a good example for other countries

ILO Director-General: Execution of obligations by Uzbekistan is a good example for other countries

From May 30 to June 10 Geneva (Switzerland) hosted 105th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC), which was attended by more than 5000 representatives of governments, employers, workers from 187 Member states of the International Labour...
Higher educational institutions: aiming at high quality

Higher educational institutions: aiming at high quality

Enrollment quotas have not changed: the higher educational institutions will accept 57,907 students for qualifying as Bachelors and 5,000 as Masters similar to last year’s quotas. At the same time the Resolution of the President of Uzbekistan on the...
Territorial Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange in Tashkent

Territorial Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange in Tashkent

Territorial Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange in Tashkent The Tashkent City and Regional Territorial Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange has been launched at the “Uzkurgazmasavdo” center. It is attended by about 400 companies with their...
Law “On electronic government” comes into force

Law “On electronic government” comes into force

The Law “On electronic government”, providing for the introduction and development of e-government services came into force in Uzbekistan. The law was passed by the lower house of Parliament in November and approved by the Senate (upper house)...
New names discovered

New names discovered

Uzbekistan is a land rich in talent, and this fact has been confirmed by a multitude of creative competitions. The Yoshlik Bahori (The Spring of Youth) National Festival of Young Opera Singers is one example. Over forty singers aged 18-32 participated...
Alternative energy is the future

Alternative energy is the future

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy from renewable sources will take a significant share of the global energy mix (more than 30%), investment in this sector by 2030 by that time will amount to $ 400 billion. Building volumes and...
Uzbekistan seize 2.51 tonnes of drugs in 2015

Uzbekistan seize 2.51 tonnes of drugs in 2015

Uzbekistan seized 2.51 tonnes of drugs in 2015 against 2.29 tonnes of drugs in 2014, the Uzbek National Information and Analytical Center for Drug Control said in its yearly analytical review. The review said that some 6,648 drug-related crimes in 2015...
Uzbekistan loses to Canada in friendly match

Uzbekistan loses to Canada in friendly match

Uzbekistan national football team suffered a loss at the hand of Canada in a friendly match. The match, which was held in Austria, ended with a 2-1 victory of the Canadian side. Edgar opened the score on 20 minutes of the game. Shomurodov scored an equalizer...
Minister of Labor of Uzbekistan meets with ILO Director General

Minister of Labor of Uzbekistan meets with ILO Director General

As part of the 105th International Labor Conference, the delegation of Uzbekistan headed by the Minister of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan Aziz Abduhakimov met with ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. During the meeting, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder...
Audit service improving

Audit service improving

A session has been held in the budget and economic reform committee of the Legislative Chamber of the Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Uzbekistan on results of study of the implementation of the law “On audit activity” in Fargona Region. The chairman...
Books as Invaluable Wealth

Books as Invaluable Wealth

All clubs of the Republic organize intellectual fames and quizzes – “The best reader”, “The family of book-lovers”, “My first book”, workshops and discussions on the role of books and the reader’s culture in shaping a personality...
Uzbekistan to host International fruit and vegetable fair annually

Uzbekistan to host International fruit and vegetable fair annually

On 1 June, the President of Uzbekistan signed a Decree “On measures on organization and conducting of an annual International fruit and vegetable fair”. According to the document, International fruit and vegetable fair will be held annually...
Folk handicrafts of Uzbekistan in the focus of Azerbaijani media

Folk handicrafts of Uzbekistan in the focus of Azerbaijani media

The Azerbaijani information portal Ethnoglobus published an article on the website detailing the history of the traditional headdress of the Uzbek people which is always different with individual creation style of his masters. The article notes that...
Uzbekistan registers 22 farms breeding exotic animals

Uzbekistan registers 22 farms breeding exotic animals

Uzbekistan has created a favorable environment to preserve and increase populations of rare species of animals and plants. This is one of the most important insights of the Environmental week held in the Republic in conjunction with World Environment...
Eco Week 2016 Kicks off

Eco Week 2016 Kicks off

A gala opening ceremony of Eco Week 2016 devoted to the World Environment Day has been held in the capital city Tashkent. It has turned into a kind of report on the achieved results in the field of environmental activities in our country. It was noted...
Domestic footwear to expand exports

Domestic footwear to expand exports

O’zbekcharmpoyabzali Association, which incorporates domestic enterprises of leather and shoe industry, is planning to increase exports by 14.1 times this year. The goal will be achieved through a package of measures to ensure sustainable production...
IUT becomes a Certified Test Administration Site for TOEFL iBT® tests

IUT becomes a Certified Test Administration Site for TOEFL iBT® tests

Inha University in Tashkent (IUT) received right to administer TOEFL iBT® tests from ETS and became a Certified Test Administration Site (CTAS) for TOEFL iBT®. TOEFL® (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test to measure the English...
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