Negotiations held with ADB President

On July 13, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov held talks with the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Masatsugu Asakawa, via videoconference.
July 13, 2020

Videoconference with European Union representatives

Videoconferences have been held with EU representatives to discuss the supply of two mobile laboratories, as well as the needs of the Republic of Uzbekistan to restrain and struggle against COVID-19 within the framework of the project 53 of the European Union “Strengthening the National Legal Framework and Provision of Specialized Training on Bio-Safety and Bio-Security in Central Asian Countries”.
July 13, 2020

World Bank provides $500 million to modernization of Uzbekistan’s agriculture sector

On July 11, a financing agreement was signed with the World Bank for $500 million for the implementation of an agriculture modernization project in Uzbekistan, via videoconference. On the Uzbek side, the agreement was signed by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov, and on the part of the World Bank, Regional Director for Central Asia Lilia Burunciuc.
July 13, 2020

Uzbekistan, EU hold negotiations on the draft Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement

On July 9-10, 2020, the fifth round of negotiations on the draft Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the European Union took place within the framework of the working group on political and security issues, via videoconference.

The delegations were led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov and Deputy Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia of the European External Action Service Luke Devine.

Uzbekistan’s candidacy to be nominated for election to the UN Human Rights Council

The media campaign announced by the Development Strategy Center continues to publicize the State Program within the framework of the Action Strategy.
July 10, 2020

Uzbekistan’s President addresses ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

On July 8, 2020, Geneva hosted ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
July 9, 2020

The only way to emerge from the pandemic stronger is to create a favorable environment for small business and entrepreneurship

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has chaired a videoconference to discuss measures for development of entrepreneurship in the regions and unconditional provision of budget revenues.
July 8, 2020

Negotiations with Director General of Belgian Foreign Ministry

On July 7, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov held talks with the Director General for Bilateral Affairs at Belgian Federal Public Service for Foreign Affairs, Anick Van Calster, via videoconference, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
July 8, 2020

Uzbekistan’s Deputy FM attends OSCE conference on the fight against corruption in the digital era

On July 6, 2020, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov took part in a high-level conference: “Good governance and the fight against corruption in the digital era: Strengthening the principles of transparency, integrity and accountability”, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), via videoconference.
July 07, 2020

IFT Minister holds a videoconference with the President of Lombardy region

Negotiations were held between the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan S. Umurzakov and the President of the Lombardy region (Italy) Attilio Fontana, via videoconference.
July 03, 2020

UNICRI hosts webinar on bioterrorism

National Coordinator at the State Committee for Industrial Safety of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Otabek Kasimov, attended the webinar “COVID-19 and future pandemics: the spectre of bioterrorism”, organized by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).
July 3, 2020

President becomes familiar with Namangan Railway Station

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev became familiar with Namangan Railway Station after construction and reconstruction activities carried out there.

In order to improve the quality and efficiency of railway transport services provided to the population and foreign tourists, the station was reconstructed for 24 billion UZS at the expense of Uzbekistan Railways and the National Bank of Foreign Economic Activity.

European Union Project discussed

At the initiative of the European Union, a videoconference took place to discuss the implementation of the EU’s Project 65 “Strengthening chemical and biological waste management in Central Asia countries for improved security and safety risk mitigation”.
June 26, 2020

Uzbekistan – UN: New Stage of Development

The regular session of the International Press Club was held at the Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Action Plan for development of cooperation with the United Nations and its specialized agencies was discussed at the event.
June 26, 2020

Negotiations with State Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov has held talks with the State Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Audun Halvorsen, via videoconference, Uzbekistan MFA reports.

The sides discussed the current state and priority directions for further development of multifaceted Uzbekistan – Norway cooperation. In particular, they noted their interest in strengthening political dialogue and enhancing interaction between parliaments of the two countries.

ADB provides $500 million loan to Uzbekistan

On June 25, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $500 million loan to help the Government of Uzbekistan mitigate the adverse health and economic impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
June 25, 2020

President approves National Human Rights Strategy

The National Human Rights Strategy of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been approved by the Presidential Decree.
June 25, 2020

On telephone conversation with Czech Deputy FM

On June 24, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov held a telephone conversation with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 25, 2020

President of Uzbekistan visits Islam Karimov Square in Moscow

Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited Islam Karimov Square in the city of Moscow, which is located near the Embassy of Uzbekistan.
June 24, 2020

Fifth Meeting of the Turkic Council Tourism Ministers

The Fifth Meeting of Ministers for Tourism of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States has taken place via videoconference.
June 24, 2020

Sanoat Qurilish Bank and EBRD support SMEs

On June 23, Sanoat Qurilish Bank (Uzbekistan Industrial and Construction Bank) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a loan agreement, according to which the EBRD provides a credit line in the amount of $40 million to finance domestic manufacturers, exporters and SMEs.
June 23, 2020

Uzbekistan, Russia strengthen strategic partnership

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.
June 23, 2020

Meeting with the Ambassador of Italy

On June 22, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov held a videoconference with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic Andrea Bertozzi, completing his diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan.
June 23, 2020

Deputy FMs of Uzbekistan and Switzerland talk over the phone

On June 22, 2020, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov held a telephone conversation with Acting State Secretary of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Krystyna Marty Lang, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 23, 2020

The President of Uzbekistan to visit Russia

On June 23-24, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Moscow at the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
June 22, 2020

Uzbekistan to attend the Fifth Meeting of the Turkic Council Tourism Ministers

Aziz Abdukhakimov will attend the Fifth Meeting of Ministers for Tourism of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States on June 23, 2020, via videoconference.
June 22, 2020

Islamic World Ministers of Culture unanimously commend ICESCO's efforts

The Ministers of Culture taking part in the Extraordinary Virtual Conference of Culture Ministers of Member States of ICESCO, held by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), under the theme "Sustainability of cultural action in the face of crises (Covid-19)", reviewed the initiatives and experiences of their countries to ensure the continuity of cultural action. The ministers and the heads of the participating regional and international organizations lauded the cultural initiatives of ICESCO, most notably "ICESCO Digital Home" and "Distance Culture," as well as the incentive awards of creativity.
June 19, 2020

Abdulaziz Kamilov attends a videoconference on international cooperation

On June 18, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov attended a videoconference “International cooperation within the framework of Belt and Road Initiative: Solidarity in the fight against COVID-19.
June 19, 2020

Virtual conference on Afghanistan

On June 18, 2020, Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev attended the virtual conference on the Afghan settlement, Uzbekistan MFA reports.
June 18, 2020

Uzbekistan supports UN global initiative

Cooperation issues between Uzbekistan and the UN on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be discussed by participants at the international online forum on June 26.
June 18, 2020

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