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The state visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Turkey was fruitful 1
President of Uzbekistan congratulates Chinese President on his reelection to post of Secretary General of CPC Central Committee 2
Russian medicines manufacturers intend to 2018 to exceed the $ 60 million mark by the volume of supplies to Uzbekistan 3
Tashkent holds session of Chairmen of SCO Supreme courts 3
On the meeting with State Secretary and Deputy foreign minister of Russia 4
The website, is functioning 4

The state visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Turkey was fruitful
As previously reported, on October 25-26, 2017, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev paid a state visit to Turkey at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The negotiations of the heads of states were held on October 25 in Ankara. Issues of cooperation between Uzbekistan and Turkey in political, trade-economic, investment spheres, in the field of tourism, transport, logistics, cultural, humanitarian and others were discussed in detail.
As a result of the negotiations, the Presidents signed the Joint Statement, which became the basic document that facilitates the rise of cooperation between the two countries to a new, strategic level.
More than 20 documents have been also adopted on development of mutual relations in the field of economy, trade, industry, banking and finance sphere, investment, tourism, transport and logistics, healthcare, training, defense and others.
At the meeting with mass media representatives, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted that the negotiations were fruitful, the reached agreements bring the bilateral cooperation to a new stage.
On October 26, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
The Grand National Assembly is the supreme legislative body of the Republic of Turkey. It was established on April 23, 1920. Currently, four parties have their factions in the Assembly.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Ismail Kahraman.
During the negotiations of the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkey that were held on October 25, the importance of supporting interparliamentary cooperation through the exchange of visits and conduction of joint events was noted. In the course of the conversation in the parliament of Turkey, attention was paid to issues of strengthening cooperation in this direction, exchange of experience in parliamentary activities and forms of parliamentary control.
The Speaker of the Grand National Assembly highly appreciated the reforms that are being carried out in Uzbekistan on strengthening democracy, enhancing the role of parliament in the life of the state and society.
A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey.
The President of our country got acquainted with the activities of the Grand National Assembly.
In the afternoon, Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Istanbul.
The Head of our state received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Binali Yildirim.
At the meeting it was noted that an objective assessment of the current state of bilateral cooperation was given, priority directions for its development were outlined during high-level negotiations that were held in Ankara. The signing of a significant package of documents on cooperation between our countries in the spheres of trade, industry, banking and finance, investment, tourism, cargo transportation, healthcare, training, defense and others was highly appreciated.
Attention was paid to implementation of these agreements, important areas of development of cooperation between ministries and departments of the two countries. Views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Binali Yildirim met with representatives of financial and business circles of the two countries.
At the meeting, the great importance of the documents signed as a result of the high-level negotiations between Uzbekistan and Turkey, was noted. It was also emphasized that at the business forum between the two countries that was held in Istanbul on October 26, agreements were signed on implementation of more than 30 joint projects worth 3,5 billion dollars in the sphere of construction of large energy facilities and road infrastructure, production of textiles, electrical equipment, construction materials, organization of modern productions in food and agro-industries, logistics centers.
The President of our country noted that an agreement has been reached on bringing the trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Turkey to 3-4 billion dollars a year, in the near future, which will create broad opportunities for businessmen of the two countries.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev asked the opinion of the heads of Turkish companies about the conditions of doing business in Uzbekistan.
Entrepreneurs of Turkey highly appreciated the economic reforms that are being implemented in Uzbekistan under the leadership of Shavkat Mirziyoyev, emphasized that liberalization of the monetary system, simplification of the procedure for obtaining a visa created favorable opportunities for the development of mutually beneficial cooperation.
It was noted that favorable conditions are being created for direct contacts with investors and large companies, a Turkish business center will be established in our country.
In the course of the dialogue, which was held in an open and constructive spirit, attention was paid to issues of further development of partnership between financial organizations and companies of Uzbekistan and Turkey, expansion of mutual delivery of goods and services, specific promising projects of interest for both sides were discussed.
At the meeting, a number of documents were signed between the companies of the two countries.
The Head of our state visited the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul that was built in the XV century and became a museum in the XX century, got acquainted with its history and the ancient exhibits.
Thereupon, the state visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Republic of Turkey ended. The meetings and negotiations that were held during the visit determined important prospects for cooperation between Uzbekistan and Turkey. The signed documents and the reached agreements will serve to fully strengthen mutual relations of the two states and friendship between our people.
(Source: UzA)
President of Uzbekistan congratulates Chinese President on his reelection to post of Secretary General of CPC Central Committee
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated President of China Xi Jinping on his reelection as Secretary General of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and successful conclusion of the 19th CPC Congress, marking the transition to a new era of the country’s development.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his conviction in the message that the announced “plan for modernization of all spheres and accelerated innovative renovation of the country will ensure China’s further confident advance along the path of all-round progress, strengthening its role and place in world politics and economy as a leading power with global influence.”
“I emphasize that due to joint efforts today the relations between Uzbekistan and China have reached the highest level,” the message said.
The President of Uzbekistan said: “We have moved to practical implementation of promising projects in strategic sectors such as hydropower and oil and gas, construction and modernization of the transport and communications network, and cooperation in the field of high technology. Interparliamentary and interregional ties are gaining momentum, cultural and humanitarian exchanges are expanding.”
“All this inspires a firm conviction that the multifaceted Uzbek-Chinese partnership, which has great potential, will continue to deepen, embracing new directions of productive cooperation, which, of course, meets the interests and aspirations of our countries and peoples,” the President said.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev wished Xi Jinping good health, happiness and every success in responsible state activities, and the friendly people of China – peace, prosperity and well-being.
Russian medicines manufacturers intend to 2018 to exceed the $ 60 million mark by the volume of supplies to Uzbekistan
According to experts, the total volume of Uzbek imports of this product last year was $ 525 million, and the volume of Russian supplies – about $ 50 million. Based on the positive dynamics of growth in recent years, the volume of Russian medicines exports in 2017 is projected at $ 56 million, and in 2018 – more than $ 60 million.
Such indicators will be achieved through a number of joint projects. In particular, in the second half of 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan (now transformed into the Ministry of Foreign Trade) expressed interest in intensifying contacts with Russian producers of medicines in order to increase their purchases.
This position was fixed in the protocol of the 18th meeting of the Uzbek-Russian intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation, which was held in February in Tashkent. The result of the agreements was the visit to Uzbekistan this year of representatives of 13 major Russian pharmaceutical companies from Moscow, Tatarstan, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Ryazan and other regions.
Russian manufacturers held a presentation of their products at the international specialized exhibition in Tashkent. As a result, agreements were reached with Uzbek partners to supply Russian goods. Also, interest in opening joint ventures was revealed.
Earlier, to optimize export supplies, the Uzbek side signed a memorandum of cooperation with one of the largest profile Russian companies, Pharmstandard. The purpose of the document, which lasts three years, is the establishment of mutually beneficial long-term and confidential cooperation in providing medicines.
It should be reminded that the government of Uzbekistan in late September 2017 decided to allocate additional funding of 240 billion soums (currency rates of CB RU from 27.10.2017, 1$= 8069,61 soum) for the purchase of socially important medicines and medical products for public health institutions. In addition, if necessary, the Ministry of Finance will allocate an interest-free budget loan in the amount of 300 billion soums to support the sphere.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)
Tashkent holds session of Chairmen of SCO Supreme courts
The 12th session of Chairmen of Supreme courts of member states of the SCO has kicked off today in Tashkent under the chairmanship of the Chairperson of the Supreme court of the Republic of Uzbekistan K. F. Kamilov.
The 12th session of Chairmen of Supreme courts of member states of the SCO has kicked off today in Tashkent under the chairmanship of the Chairperson of the Supreme court of the Republic of Uzbekistan K. F. Kamilov.
The Session, which is held in the format of “eight” is attended by SCO Secretariat delegation headed by the Deputy Secretary-General S. A. Imandosova.
Addressing the participants, he noted that the Institute of the interaction of the Chairmen of the Supreme courts of the countries-founders of the SCO occupies a special place within the Organization, strongly complementing the already established unique practices of multilateral cooperation.
The Deputy Secretary-General drew the attention of participants to the results of the Astana summit of the SCO, which has become an important international event and confirmed the high authority of the organization, which “successfully passed a serious test of time, demonstrates the dynamic development and attractiveness”.
In accordance with the substantive agenda, the delegates are set to discuss reforms of the judicial system in member states of the SCO, in particular, countering the recruitment of the younger generation in the activities of various terrorist and radical structures, etc.
On the meeting with State Secretary and Deputy foreign minister of Russia
On October 24, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin, who is in Uzbekistan on a working visit.
The sides exchanged views on key issues of the Uzbek-Russian agenda, including within the framework of multilateral organizations.
The sides noted with satisfaction that the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Russia in April, 2017, and extensive negotiations at the highest level opened a new, dynamic phase in interstate relations, expanded mutually beneficial relations in the trade-economic and investment fields, allowed to activate direct contacts between the regions of Uzbekistan and Russia, as well as cultural and humanitarian exchanges.
The issues of a regional and international nature, including the situation in Afghanistan were also discussed.
On the same day, the MFA of Uzbekistan hosted next round of high-level bilateral consultations.
The Ambassador of Russia Vladimir Tyurdenev attended the negotiations.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)
The website, is functioning
The official website of the Scientific and Enlightenment Memorial Complex named after the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan –, began to function.
Materials on the website are presented in Uzbek, English and Russian.
The website is developed with the assistance of specialists of the Center for development and introduction of computer and information technologies “UZINFOCOM”.
The structure of the website provides familiarization of Internet users with the life and activities of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
Here you can find materials related to the biography, state awards, the works of Islam Karimov, the memorial of independence of our Homeland, transformations and reforms in various spheres of public and state life.
The “Memories” section opens with the words of Sergei Lebedev – Chairman of the Executive Committee – Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States: “realization remained in the memory that Islam Karimov was clearly a bright and strong personality. Not only me, but also those who knew him, continue to note his outstanding memory, commitment, clarity of the characteristics, assessments of the situation, the prospects that he gave and denoted in his speeches”.
Utkir Rakhmat, editor-in-chief of “Khalk suzi” and “Narodnoye slovo” (“People’s word”) newspapers, notes that “the words of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev “We always rely on the strategic principles developed by our First President of implementation of our own “Uzbek model” of development and establishment of a modern statehood” contains recognition of the success that our country managed to achieve in a quarter of a century of independence under the leadership of Islam Karimov – the great son of Uzbekistan, who dedicated his entire life to the service to the Motherland, giving all of his strength and energy, infinitely loved his people”.
There is a mediateka on the website, where you can become familiarized with the photo and video galleries.
The Virtual tour allows you to fully familiarize yourself with the monument to Islam Karimov in Tashkent and the adjacent territory.
The website visitors will find a lot of interesting and cognitive information in terms of acquaintance with the history of independent Uzbekistan.
The Scientific and Enlightenment Memorial Complex named after the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov carries out its activities in close cooperation with the Republican Charitable Public Foundation named after Islam Karimov, information about which can also be found on this website.
(Source: UzA)

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