RIO 2016: Ruslan Nurudinov - a new Olympic record holder

A worthy performance and a worthy victory! He took revenge with a vengeance for the disappointing fourth place at the Olympic Games 2012 in London! Ruslan Nurudinov - winner of the XXXI Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro! He has broken an Olympic record in weightlifting in the weight up to 105 kg!


Elmurat Tasmuratov - bronze medalist of the Olympics-2016 in Rio

The fourth bronze medal in our country has brought a wrestler in the Greco-Roman style Elmurat Tasmuratov. In the qualifying stages in the weight category up to 59 kg he defeated Serb Christian Fries and North Korean athlete Won Yong Chol.

Tashkent hosted a meeting with the IFC’s representatives

The Council of Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan held a meeting of the Coordination Council on Child Labour in the Republic of Uzbekistan with the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Mahalla & Sports: a Spirit of Competition and Healthy Lifestyles

The mahalla, an institution of citizens’ self-governing bodies, plays a big role in the preservation and enrichment of national traditions and values, enhancement of the population’s legal awareness, strengthening family values and bringing up a younger generation.

On the way of further consolidation of cooperation in the sphere of culture

As previously reported, the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - Akie Abe arrived to our country on August 3.

Expanding Horizons

The Fund for Support of Exports of Small Businesses and Private Enterprises has rendered the institutional, legal and financial assistance to 1,646 entrepreneurs in signing export contracts totaling $1.32 billion in the current year.

Feasibility study of Tashkent-4 passenger terminal developed

Uzbekistan Havo Yollari hosted a conference in connection with completion of development of the feasibility study of the project on construction of new passenger terminal at Tashkent Airport (Tashkent-4).

Meeting of Special Working Group of the SCO

August 2-4, 2016, Beijing played a host for a meeting of the Special Working Group on Fiscal Affairs of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Hanoi hosted Uzbek-Vietnamese consultations

August 2-4, 2016, Hanoi hosted ministerial consultations between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the inventory of the juridical base of relations.

Visit of Japanese delegation

Uzbekistan and Japan are rapidly developing multilateral cooperation.

Meeting of heads of foreign-policy offices of five Central Asian states and USA

On August 3, 2016, the delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the “С5+1” format meeting of the heads of foreign-policy offices of five Central Asian states and the United States of America in Washington DC.

Uzbek students became prize-winners of International Chemistry Olympiad

48th World Chemistry Olympiad, which saw over 300 representatives from 75 countries, including Uzbekistan took place in Tbilisi from July 23 to August 1.

Council of Federation of trade unions hosts meeting with IFC delegation

The Council of Federation of trade unions of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting of Coordination council on child labor issues in the Republic of Uzbekistan with the delegation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Flag of Uzbekistan was raised in the Olympic Village

August 2 at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), the ceremony of raising the flag of Uzbekistan was held.

Deputies discuss housing construction in rural areas

A well thought-out long-term program of reforms, democratization and liberalization of our society, fundamental structural changes and modernization of the country, recognized worldwide as the "Uzbek model" of development has become a powerful foundation of modern, dynamic and steadily developing state.

"Uzbekistan has made significant progress in the implementation of international labour standards"

Tashkent hosted a series of seminars for representatives of ministries, departments and NGOs of the republic, as well as national experts in the sphere of implementation of international labour standards. Events were organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the World Bank and the Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan.

Number of Uzbekistan’s population exceeds 31.8 million people

Number of permanent population of Uzbekistan made up 31.807 million people as of 1 July 2016, the press service of the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.

Photo exhibition of cultural heritage of Uzbekistan

An exhibition on the theme “Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan”, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of independence of our country, opened at the Tashkent House of Photography.

Exhibition “Enchanting pictures” at International Caravanserai of Culture

An exhibition of Master of Arts and crafts, a member of the Union of Composers of Uzbekistan Rima Gazalieva on the theme “Enchanting pictures” opened at the International Caravanserai of Culture named after Ikuo Hirayama of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

Indication of Uzbek nation’s economic and moral might

It has been 20 years since an automobile was produced in Uzbekistan for the first time.

Press Release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

With regard to information published on July 1, 2016 in the mass media of a number of countries on conclusion of a framework agreement between JSC «Rogun HPP» and Italian company «Salini Impregilo S.p.A» for the construction of the Rogun hydroelectric power plant (HPP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan informs about the following.


The current trends in the global economy constantly place new challenges for business. How can one stay competitive in such conditions and produce marketable products? The domestic light industry has likely found an answer to these questions. Its success formula is simple: it is an effective combination of foreign investments, advanced equipment and international quality standards.

Minister of Labor of Uzbekistan meets Ambassador of the Republic of Korea

Recently, Minister of Labor of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Abduhakimov met with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Uzbekistan, Mr. Kwon Yong Woo.

Wide Demonstration of Results of Economic Reforms

The first International Fruit and Vegetable Fair ended at the UzExpoCentre in Tashkent.

An entry was made in the Book of condolences of French Embassy

According to the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan, on July 18, 2016, at the Embassy of the French Republic in Tashkent on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan an entry was made in the Book of condolences,...

Assets of Uzbek banks reach 73.4 trillion soums

To date, the indicators of banking system of Uzbekistan not only meet the generally accepted world standards, but exceed them in some parameters.

Information report on meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On 15 July, the Cabinet of Ministers in the course of the session discussed the results of socio-economic development of the Republic over the first half of the current year and worked out additional measures to ensure the unconditional implementation of the most important priorities of economic program for 2016, defined by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the session of the government of the Republic on 15 January 2016.

Social activity and contributions to transformations

Elections of chairpersons of citizens’ assemblies and their councilors were held in Uzbekistan in May-June this year. Their results were summed at the expanded session of the Oliy Majlis Senate Kengash (Council).

Islam Karimov receives AIBA President Ching-Kuo Wu

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Ching-Kuo Wu on 15 July at the Oqsaroy.