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July 27, 2017

President of Uzbekistan received the Minister of National Defense of Turkey

On July 26, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey Nurettin Canikli, who is in our country on an official visit.

The head of our state, warmly welcoming the guest, noted the intensification of contacts at various levels and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries with satisfaction.

It was emphasized that the fruitful meetings of the leaders of Uzbekistan and Turkey that were held in Samarkand in November of the last year and within the framework of the international forum “One belt, one road” in Beijing in May of this year gave a new dynamic to the development of bilateral multifaceted relations, including in political, trade-economic, investment and cultural-humanitarian spheres.

During the conversation, the prospects of military and military-technical cooperation were also discussed. Establishment of a practical partnership between the ministries of defense of Uzbekistan and Turkey, including implementation of joint programs in the field of military education is defined as one of the important areas.

The Minister of National Defense of Turkey expressed his deep gratitude to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev for the warm welcome and conveyed sincere greetings and best wishes of the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Nurettin Canikli highly appreciated the reforms implemented in Uzbekistan aimed at increasing the potential of the Armed Forces and strengthening the country’s defense capability, as well as emphasized readiness of the Turkish side to develop full-scale cooperation between the two states.
(Source: UzA)

President of Uzbekistan congratulates President of India

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Ram Nath Kovind on being elected the President the Republic of India.

The head of our state noted: “The election of you to a very responsible post testifies, above all, to the high confidence the people of India in you of, is a worthy assessment of your many years of political activity, rich life experience.”

The message underlines the mutual interest in the consistent and step-by-step development of strategic ties in all areas.

“I would like to emphasize that the bonds of friendship that have been tested by time and by life and based on close centuries-old mutual relations between our peoples, linking Uzbekistan and India, are successfully developing and strengthening now” notes the message of the President of Uzbekistan.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev wished good health and great achievements to Ram Nath Kovind in responsible state activity, and peace, prosperity and prosperity to the friendly Indian people.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

Uzbekistan, China discuss development of cooperation

Uzbekistan and China discussed implementation of the roadmap for further development of Uzbek-Chinese cooperation.

On 24 July 2017, a meeting with the Charge d’Affaires of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Uzbekistan Zhang Wenchuan was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The practical aspects of the implementation of the Roadmap for further development of Uzbek-Chinese cooperation in the political, trade-economic, investment, cultural-humanitarian and other spheres, the schedule of forthcoming bilateral contacts at various levels were in the focus of attention.
(Source: UzDaily.com)

A network of monitoring centers for farms specializing in cotton and other oilseeds has opened in Uzbekistan

The main mission of the centers in each region is to ensure a clear account of cotton production, ranging from sowing to shipment. The new system should completely eliminate the human factor from this process.

All the cotton plants are equipped with electronic scales for weighing each batch of cotton, instrumental complexes to assess raw cotton. All the measurements are integrated into a single database that provides information on the quality and amount of incoming raw materials, as well as on mutual settlements with farmers.

In addition, video surveillance at all the factories allows online monitoring the amount and destination of cotton batches. Along with that, farmers received individual smart cards with all the data on their harvest.

The system provides access to all aspects of the activities of farms, procurement and harvesting of raw cotton. Today, there are more than 50,000 farmers in the republic. Monitoring of their activities reflects the processes ranging from the amount of fertilizers, water and the products they deliver.

Another interesting initiative is about the construction of a unique plant in the Surkhandarya region that can simultaneously process fine-fiber and medium-fibrous raw cotton.

A pilot project on the cultivation of specific fine-fiber cotton, the seeds of which were imported from Turkmenistan, has been launched this year in five districts of Surkhandarya region. There is a reason behind choosing this region. Such cotton requires specific conditions. It ripens longer and has a lower yield than medium fiber. But its fibers are longer, stronger and thinner, they are used to produce yarns and fabrics of the highest quality, for example, batiste and marquisette, with high price.

The new plant in the Sherabad district will distinguish by concurrent processing of local medium-fiber and fine-fiber raw cotton imported from Turkmenistan. There are a total of 98 cotton plants in the country. This year alone, the government will invest $17.1 million for the modernization and technological extension of twelve of them.
(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)

Visit of delegation from Turkey

At the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a meeting took place on 26 July with a delegation led by the minister of national defence of Turkey, Nurettin Canikli.

As a result of the meeting, a package of documents were signed for the purpose of stepping up knowledge and experience exchanges between professors and teachers of military educational establishments of the defence ministries of Uzbekistan and Turkey and developing the bilateral relations in the military technical sphere.

Specifically, agreements were reached on arranging the training of military servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan on training courses at military educational establishments and centres of Turkey.

Members of the Turkish delegation visited the State Museum of Timirids History to look at the museum’s rich exhibits. The guests also visited the “Shahidlar hotirasi” memorial complex to victims of Stalinist purges of the 1930s and the Hazrati Imom (Hastimom) mosque.
(Source: UzA)

On road accident in Saratov region

The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Moscow with reference to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia informs that around 16:00 local time on July 25, 2017 as a result of the traffic accident in the Ozinsky district of the Saratov region 9 people were injured, including 5 citizens of Uzbekistan and 4 - of Russia. The cars Lada-Largus and Ford Mondeo collided. The citizens of Uzbekistan were in Lada-Largus and received injuries of medium severity (bruises and fractures).

All the victims were delivered to Ozinsky Clinical Hospital. In order to provide assistance to Uzbek citizens, the Consular Section of the Embassy promptly contacted with the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia and got information about the injured citizens of Uzbekistan:

1. Madragimov Mahammadali Raimberdievich, born on December 8, 1970 in Oltinkul district of Andijan region.

2. Qurbonov Sirojiddin Fayzullo o‘g‘li, born on May 5, 1995 in Kurgantepa district of Andijan region.

3. Kholmatov Abdujabbor Toshtemirovich, born on June 18, 1965 in Oltinkul district of Andijan region.

4. Sodiqov Mirjalol Egamberdievich, born on October 22, 1988 in Uchkuprik district of Ferghana region.

5. Badalov Jamshidbek Xusanboy o‘g‘li, born on May 20, 1991 in Rishtan district of Fergana region.

The relatives of these citizens can get information about their health by calling the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia +7 937-639-01-43.

This incident is under the control of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Russia.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

Uzbek citizens returned to homeland

According to the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamabad, on July 20, 2017, the citizens Z.A. and Sh.H., previously went to work in Pakistan and became victims of human trafficking, were returned to their homeland by flight Lahore-Tashkent of NAC “O‘zbekiston havo yo‘llari”.

A few days ago they managed to escape from places of detention and apply to the Embassy of Uzbekistan for assistance.

With the assistance of the Ministry of the Interior and Federal Investigation Agency of Pakistan, immediate measures were taken to return them to their homeland without being criminally responsible for violations of the rules of entry and exit.

The Consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan called on citizens of Uzbekistan to study the laws of foreign countries before going abroad and to be vigilant in their search for work, acting strictly within the laws.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

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