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.

Uzbekistan’s President Condoles with France

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov has expressed sincere condolences to the President of the French Republic, François Hollande, over the terroristic attack on July 14, 2016, in Nice.

International Fruit and Vegetable Fair: Facts and Figures

About one billion people on the planet suffer from food shortage, and problems in this area are aggravated even more. Uzbekistan is rich in vegetables and fruits, and the country has enough potential to increase exports.

Fruit and vegetables of Uzbekistan are in high demand on the world market

The I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair kicked off at the UzExpoCentre in Tashkent. The fair, held in accordance with the resolution of President Islam Karimov on measures to organize and hold the International fruit and vegetable fair on 1 June 2016, is organized by the ministries of foreign economic relations, investments and trade, agriculture and water management, “Uzbekoziqovqatholding” holding company, “Uzbekoziqovqatzahira” association, “Uzagroexport” specialized foreign trade company.

Deputies reviewed topical issues

The Legislative chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan held its regular session on July 13, during which they reviewed a number of bills aimed at further deepening of society reforms carried out in various spheres.

Korea to build new terminal at international airport in Tashkent

July 11 saw the exchange of verbal notes on the agreement between the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the government of the Republic of Korea on the development of a feasibility study for the construction of a new international passenger terminal of the airport of Tashkent.

President of Uzbekistan expressed condolences

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov expressed deep condolences to the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella due to the human victims caused by the train accident that occurred on July 12, 2016 in the Apulia region, southern Italy, according to press-service of the Foreign ministry of Uzbekistan.

I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair started in Tashkent

I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair began its work at National Exhibition Center "Uzexpocentre".

Uzbekistan to double production of fruits, vegetables by 2020

Uzbekistan plans to increase production of fruits and vegetables up to 32 million tonnes by 2020, the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyayev said in the opening ceremony of International Fruit and Vegetable Fair on 12 July.

No City is Like Tashkent

Bits of history in the reminiscences, official data and unique photos and footage make up a documentary film titled ‘The Big Heart of Tashkent,’ whose presentation was held at the Alisher Navoi National Library of Uzbekistan.

"Cyber Security Challenge Uzbekistan" cyber quest kicks off in Tashkent

The semi-final of the contest "Cyber Security Challenge Uzbekistan" kicked off at the Palace of youth creativity.

Sincere congratulations

On the occasion of the celebration of Ramadan Hayit, the heads of foreign states and governments, heads of authoritative international organizations sent their sincere wishes of good health and success to the head of our state, as well as peace, prosperity and well-being to the people of Uzbekistan.

Khiva to host dance festival "Magic of the Dance"

From 15 to 17 July, the city of Khiva will host international dance festival “Raqs sehri” ( "Magic of the Dance"), the press service of "Uzbektourism" said.

The rule of law is guarantor of progress and prosperity of the state

From the first days of independence, Uzbekistan has set itself the goal of building a democratic state and just civil society, which is the main man, his rights and interests.

Delegation of Lithuania holds talks at Legislative chamber

Legislative chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with members of the delegation of Lithuania led by the head of the Saeima group for inter-parliamentary cooperation with Uzbekistan Valeriоus Simulik.

State Authorities to Learn Working Online

Tashkent is hosting a training session on Re-engineering of Business Processes for Government Executives.

Uzbek-Japanese Youth Center on innovation to open in Tashkent

The Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade (MFERIT) held talks with Ambassador of Japan Fumihiko Kato.

Changes Made to Application Deadlines for Schools and Testing

The Government of Uzbekistan has introduced a number of changes into the deadlines for accepting the admission documents by Admission Committees of the higher educational institutions and conducting the enrollment tests. The novelty comes into force effective January 1, 2017.