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Uzbekistan, Russia strengthen strategic partnership

Post date: Wednesday, 24 June 2020251
        Negotiations between the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has taken place in Moscow.   Russia’s President Vladimir Putin welcomed the President of Uzbekistan in Kremlin.   Issues of further strengthening strategic partnership and multifaceted cooperation were discussed during the conversation.   It should be noted that these days More»

President congratulates people of Uzbekistan on Ramadan Hayit

Post date: Sunday, 24 May 2020292
    President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sincerely, wholeheartedly congratulated all Muslims of the country, all the people with Ramadan Hayit and expressed his best wishes.   Ramadan, a month of good deeds, generosity and mercy, for centuries has occupied a special place in the spiritual life of our society. I think you will agree with me that this year during this holy period such noble qualities of our people as persistence More»

President holds dialogue with people and sets tasks for executives

Post date: Saturday, 29 February 2020419
  President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has held a meeting with the leadership of Yashnabad district, chairpermen of makhallas, entrepreneurs, representatives of schools and healthcare institutions.   “I have come to openly discuss with you – those closest to people and who are directly implementing our reforms – about existing problems and issues of concern. Therefore, I would be glad if you won’t speak the well-rehearsed words More»

STATEMENT of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on the novel coronavirus epidemic

Post date: Friday, 14 February 2020433
    The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation state the following in view of the threat of the spreading of the novel coronavirus epidemic. The member states welcome the resolute measures being undertaken by China's government and people to fight the epidemic and to try and stop it spreading. The member states express sincere condolences to those who have lost their family members and friends and wish a More»

Dialogue of civilizations is an important tool for international cooperation

Post date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020395
Tashkent hosts a scientific-practical workshop on “Dialogue of civilizations: preserving harmony and traditional values in the era of globalization”.   The event, organized by the SCO Center for Public Diplomacy in Uzbekistan jointly with Konrad Adenauer Foundation's Office in Central Asia and the Center for Islamic Civilization, was attended by representatives of international organizations, domestic and foreign More»

Uzbekistan – Japan: New era of strategic partnership

Post date: Friday, 20 December 2019418
  President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev is on an official visit to Tokyo at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. The program of events of the third day visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Japan started with a meeting in the Lower House of Japan’s Parliament. The Head of the state discussed issues of further development of Uzbekistan – More»

Tashkent hosts International Tourism Fair

Post date: Thursday, 14 November 2019449
  The 25th Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” has kicked off at Uzexpocentre.   The event is organized by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development and National PR Center.   The event is aimed at creating an international platform for the exchange of experience, establishment of dialogue and joint efforts to promote and develop the cultural, historical and More»

Central Asia – a key region on the Eurasian continent

Post date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019464
  Samarkand hosted Asian Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club on November 10-11.   The conference on “Central Asia and Eurasia: Multilateral Cooperation Facing Challenges of Global Disorder” was attended by 80 experts from 11 countries.   Greeting of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the participants of the conference was read by the Secretary of the Security Council under the More»

Tashkent hosts a meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government

Post date: Saturday, 02 November 2019455
On November 2, Tashkent hosted the eighteenth meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government.   The contracted format meeting was attended by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang, the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, the More»

Uzbekistan to host the SCO Prime Ministers Council meeting

Post date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019461
Beijing hosts a briefing on the upcoming regular meeting of the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to be held on November 1-2.   At the briefing, SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov informed foreign media representatives about preparations for this important political event.   Prime Ministers of all SCO countries are expected to gather in More»

Shavkat Mirziyoyev: Uzbek language is a symbol of national identity and state independence, a huge spiritual value for our people

Post date: Monday, 21 October 2019481
On October 21, a solemn meeting dedicated to the thirtieth anniversary of giving the Uzbek language the status of the state language was held at the recently commissioned Congress Hall.   The ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.   The Head of the state congratulated the participants, all Uzbekistan people on this significant date.   “Uzbek language, one of the ancient More»

New milestone in centuries-old friendship and strengthening fraternal ties

Post date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019459
On October 15, Azerbaijan hosted the Seventh Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, in Baku.   The meeting was attended by the heads of state members of the organization – the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic More»

Ashgabat hosts the Meeting of the Council of CIS Foreign Ministers

Post date: Friday, 11 October 2019432
Ashgabat, October 10. UzA Special Correspondent Ziyodulla Jonibekov reports    On October 11, Ashgabat will host the regular meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Commonwealth of Independent States.   A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS was held on the eve of this event. The sides exchanged views on the current issues of the agenda of the summit.   The delegation led by the Minister of More»

President of Uzbekistan to attend the CIS summit

Post date: Wednesday, 09 October 2019471
    On October 10-11, 2019, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the next meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Commonwealth of Independent States in the city of Ashgabat.   At the meeting, it is planned to discuss issues aimed at developing and strengthening multilateral cooperation within the Commonwealth, as well as exchange views on international issues of mutual More»

Tashkent hosted International Seminar of the OIC IPHRC

Post date: Tuesday, 08 October 2019506
The results of 6th International Seminar of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission on “Importance of promoting and protecting the rights of youth for building peaceful and democratic societies and sustainable development” were summarized at a special briefing.  The briefing was chaired by Akmal Saidov, Chairperson of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission.  At the event, Executive Director More»

Tashkent presents Kazakhstan’s fine art

Post date: Monday, 07 October 2019450
    Kazakhstan’s Fine Arts Exhibition, dedicated to the Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan, has kicked off in Uzbekistan Gallery of Fine Arts.   The exhibition demonstrates 114 works by 38 masters of Kazakhstan, representing various regions of the country – Almaty, Turkistan, Shymkent, Pavlodar, Oral and Karaganda.    It is noteworthy that endless steppes and open spaces, such as the Kazakh soul itself, the content and More»

Sharq Taronalari, a platform for cooperation and dialogue of diverse civilizations, peoples and cultures

Post date: Tuesday, 27 August 2019467
      On August 26, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the opening ceremony of the 12th Sharq Taronalari International Music Festival and delivered a speech.   Uzbekistan’s leader greeted the guests and congratulated the audience on the opening of the festival. The Head of the state noted that the event has turned into a stage for dialogue among diverse cultures and civilizations, countries and peoples, and that each More»

The International competition "World of Science and Technology of the SCO countries"

Post date: Monday, 08 July 2019548
  The Ministry of Public Education and the SCO Center for Public Diplomacy in Uzbekistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Innovative Development and Academy of Science of the Republic of Uzbekistan are holding International competition "World of Science and Technology of the SCO countries. The above event will take place within the framework of “Youth techno art” International Contest on basis of absentee selection More»

UNESCO Director-General to attend the Conference on Cultural Heritage in Samarkand

Post date: Saturday, 06 July 2019520
  Uzbekistan delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister A. Abdukhakimov continues its participation in the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, in Baku.   Negotiations were held with UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre Mechtild Rössler, Deputy Director of the Centre Jyoti Hosagrahar, as well as representatives of member states of the World Heritage Committee More»

Кokand city to host International handicrafters festival

Post date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019630
The decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 1, 2018 foresees the International handicrafters festival in Kokand city. The event is aimed at studying and promoting ancient history and culture of Uzbek nation. The event also intends to introduce the craftsmanship of Uzbekistan to the masses and strengthen the cultural ties between the nations of the world. The event is expected to take place on More»

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