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March 16, 2015


digestPOLICY.. 2

President decrees on awarding world war two veterans. 2

transport.. 2

Boeing 767-300: flights in a new format from Navoi 2

International cooperation.. 2

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to build chemical complex in Navoi 3

2015 year – The Year of Care for the Senior Generation.. 3

An individual program of social assistance for each elderly person. 3

Exhibiton.. 3

Uzbekistan Industrial Forum-2015 to be held in Tashkent 3

Tourism… 4

Tourism Development with Professional Approach. 4








President decrees on awarding world war two veterans

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 6 March on rewarding the participants of the World War Two in connection with the national holiday, Day of Memory and Honor, celebrated on 9 May, and the 70th anniversary of Victory over fascism in the World War Two of 1941-1945.

In accordance with the decree, participants and the disabled of the World War Two will be rewarded with UZS 700,000.

The ministries of finance, labor and social protection, defense, and interior affairs, as well as the National Security Service and the Central Bank have been entrusted with rewarding the veterans at special solemn events.

The Council of Ministers of Karakalpakstan, and the regional and Tashkent city administrations, jointly with various ministries and organizations will hold holiday meetings and events devoted to the defenders of the freedom and honor of the country.

(Source: UzA)


Boeing 767-300: flights in a new format from Navoi

 Since the 3,4 March of the current year the regular operation of two cargo aircrafts Boeing 767-300 has begun.  It will be a new milestone in the history of Uzbekistan Airways’ airfreight.

After full C-check maintenance and painting of the aircrafts Boeing 767-300BCF  at Uzbekistan Airways Technics,  the aircrafts were sent to Navoi airport for permanent location as the integral component of the International intermodal center of logistics. The commercial aircrafts’ loading capacity is 53 tons.

It should be mentioned that due to commissioning of these cargo carriers, the thorough training in the flight group Boeing of the Flight center of Uzbekistan Airways was carried out. The pilots involved in airfreight had special theoretical training in the Educational and Training center of Uzbekistan Airways.

On the 3rd March flight HY-123 Navoi – Delhi was performed. On the 4th March the second cargo carrier was put into operation for the flight HY-143 Navoi – Dubai.  The pilots of the Flight center operated cargo aircrafts Boeing 767-300, they are the Deputy commander of an aircraft squadron T. Fayzullayev, the pilot-instructor B. Narkhodzhayev, commanders of AC G. Romanov and R. Turabov, the co- pilots M. Mirkhaydarov and M. Vakhabov.

At the time of transition to summer navigation on the 29th March, 2015 Uzbekistan Airways will perform new regular cargo flights from Navoi airport to Amsterdam, Shanghai and Mumbai. The geography of Uzbekistan Airways flights by Boeing-767-300BCF consists of seven directions with frequency of 15 flights a week: to Delhi – 3, Dubai – 3, Frankfurt – 2, Tianjin – 1 flight a week, to Amsterdam, Shanghai and Mumbai 2 times a week. Charter flights are also planned.

We would like to remind that the project of re-equipment of two passenger Boeings into cargo carriers was realized with the assistance of the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The creation of modern cargo carriers’ park meeting the international requirements and standards will promote further development of the Intermodal center of logistics on the basis of Navoi airport and increase the airfreight volume of Uzbekistan Airways.

(Source: Press Service of the National Aircompany «Uzbekistan Airways»)

International cooperation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to build chemical complex in Navoi

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan) will construct a chemical complex on production of ammonia and carbamide at Navoiazot, the press service of Uzkimyosanoat (Uzbek Chemical Industry) said.

Japanese company won a tender for construction of the complex, which was announced in 2014. Currently, the sides are holding talks on terms of the contract.

According to investment programme of Uzbekistan for 2015, the designed capacity of the complex with the cost of US$961.74 million will be 660,000 tonnes of ammonia and 577,500 tonnes of carbamide a year (currency rates of CB RU from 10.03.2015   1$= 2472.34 soums).

The project will be finance due to loan of the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan for US$320 million, own funds of Navoiazot, loans of local and foreign banks. It is planned to start construction in 2015.

Navoiazot is a largest chemical plant of Uzbekistan. The plant was launched in 1964 and it specializes on production of nitrogenous fertilizers, nitronic fiber, as well as integrated production of organic synthesis.


2015 year – The Year of Care for the Senior Generation

An individual program of social assistance for each elderly person

Within the framework of the state program “Year of attention and care for the older generation,” starting from 2015, every lonely elderly and disabled person will be developed individual social assistance programs.

In Uzbekistan, the state provides a set of different types of social assistance and services for the elderly people and disabled free of charge. For example, home-based care workers at least twice a week visit a single elderly, and help in cleaning of the house, the delivery of food, medicines and other goods, they obtain necessary medical cares. Free voucher will be provided to old generation for a spa treatment in sanatoriums of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection.

Due to the initiative of the government of the Republic, the State program provides the further improvement of services and assistance to the older generation of our country. Starting from 2015, the Centers of employment and social protection will deeper study the individual needs and problems of each single elderly person using advanced techniques of professional social work. Based on them, an individual program of social assistance for every need of the older generation will be developed. Social assistance and services according to individual programs will further enhance the socio-economic well-being of older generation in our country.



Uzbekistan Industrial Forum-2015 to be held in Tashkent

The 7th Uzbekistan International Industrial Forum will be held in Tashkent on 17-19 March 2015. The forum will be held at National Exhibition Center “UzExpoCenter”.

The forum bring together six international specialized exhibitions:

– 7th International Exhibition “UzMetalMashExpo – Metallurgy and Machinery”

– 7th International Exhibition “UzSpecTechExpo – Special equipment and accessories”

– 6th International Exhibition “UzMiningExpo – Technologies and equipment for mining industry”

– 5th International Exhibition “UzChemPlastExpo – Chemicals, plastics and rubber”

– 5th International Exhibition “UzSecureExpo – Security Technologies, Fire Safety”

– 3rd International Exhibition “UzAutomationExpo – Industrial automation, electricity, information technology”.

The exhibitions are organized by the exhibition company IEG Uzbekistan.

The forum will be attended by over 50 enterprises from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Great Britain, Canada, Lithuania, Germany, Kazakhstan, China, South Korea, Italy, Turkey, Iran, UAE and Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan Industrial Forum will cover key sectors of the industry. The exhibitions will allow specialists and companies to establish business contacts and exchange experience.

The exhibitions will present leading foreign enterprises on designing and constructing industrial objects, complexes in mining, metallurgy, chemical and other sectors.

The visitors will be able to familiarize with technologies, equipment and tools of local and foreign production.Source




Tourism Development with Professional Approach

The training of professionals in line with international standards proves crucial at the present stage of development of the domestic tourism industry. It stands to reason, since the quality of service largely depends on the impressions that tourists take away on their way back home. Good impressions ensure comebacks, with tourists bringing their friends.

The level of proficiency of a single employee predetermines the success of the entire industry. Tourism is no exception: once a proper approach is applied, it is capable of producing a significant increase in per capita income.

The construction of a civilized labor market in the tourism industry would be impossible without well-built cooperation between employers and universities, experts say. Given the requirements in the system of education and staff training, the National Company of Uzbektourism has been collaborating with core educational institutions. Today’s rapid development of the tourism industry in Uzbekistan has entailed the establishment of numerous institutions involved in staff training for the industry. There are five related higher education institutions, including the Singapore Management Development Institute in Tashkent, as well as 11 vocational colleges.

Meanwhile, Uzbektourism has been effectively and flexibly addressing the issue of providing the tourism industry with appropriate staff and specialists by its own. For instance, the country’s most advanced and prestigious educational center, the Republican Research, Training and Consulting Center is based on Uzbektourism. The analysis of performance of this source of manpower for the tourism sector in 2014 apparently shows what an inflow of skilled specialists the Center supplied to the labor market, including retraining and advanced training, in a shorter time, unlike higher education institutions.

Last year alone, the Center provided retraining and advanced training services to 1,350 people, of whom 464 were retrained, 776 specialists advanced their skills, and 110 people participated in international seminars and workshops. The center provides continuous courses as part of training of highly qualified tour guides. In 2014, they graduated about 200 people. Besides, more than 250 tour guides from Bukhara, Khiva, Tashkent and Samarkand, and 38 guides on active types of tourism advanced their proficiency throughout the year.

The hotel industry established cooperation with Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency. The sides implemented the second stage of a project on the study of the Turkish experience. The guides intensively learn the European standards of service, and advance their professional skills. This was the objective of an international seminar for guides, which was organized as part of the preparation for the new tourist season with the support of the German company for international tourist relations.

Streamlining of hotel management is seen an essential factor for the future of the hospitality industry. In this regard, last year, the Center organized a series of trainings on restaurant service with the involvement of the foreign expert in tourist business Rolando Rosani. The staff of the Tashkent International Airport underwent courses as well.

Enhancement of quality of tourism management has been of special concern. The system implies that a company’s manager should grow from a simple administrator into a creative personality, who would pursue the policy of achievement of the goals set by the company. Pursuant to such criteria, the Uzbektourism employees underwent the course in Politics and Marketing Strategy for Tourism Development by the Country Office of the Korean International Cooperation Agency in Uzbekistan. Several employees advanced their skills in tourism planning and development under the Technical Assistance Program of the Malaysian Foreign Ministry.

With this in mind, the Republican Research, Training and Consulting Center of Uzbektourism has been training the really competitive and demanded specialists  using innovative methods of learning.

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)




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