Smuggling of over 150 kg of drugs has been foiled as a result of a rapid operation conducted by the National Security Service’s directorate in Surkhandarya region.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received credentials from four newly appointed envoys at the presidential residence Oqsaroy on Wednesday, 15 October 2008. Ambassadors of Malaysian, Iran, Israel and Belarus handed over credentials to the Uzbek leader.
Scholars and experts from various countries today began deliberating upon the dynamics and revival of Silk Route, at an international conference in the University of Kashmir, Srinagar.
Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States have agreed to conduct joint air defense exercises in the summer of 2009, the Russian defense minister said on Wednesday.
The future of public-service broadcasting and how the digital switchover can support media freedom and media pluralism will be the focus of the 10th OSCE Central Asia Media Conference, which starts tomorrow in Almaty.
National Security Service of Uzbekistan detained counterfeiters in Surkhandarya regions, Uzbek TV’s Akhborot news programme reported on Tuesday, 14 October.
Uzbekistan delivered 400 tonnes of humanitarian aid worth US$201,000 to neighbouring Kyrgyz Republic in line with the resolution of the Uzbek President Islam Karimov on providing humanitarian aid to the people of the Kyrgyz Republic, who suffered from the earthquake.
Uzbek government adopted decision to support national human rights institutions to ensure their effective activity.
The Embassy of India in Tashkent organized a Reception to celebrate the ITEC Day (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Day) on 10 October 2008. Mr. Nasreddin E. Najimov, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment & Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan was the Chief Guest on the occasion.