The fourth meeting of the culture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states has ended. The session continued in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, for three days.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited the embassy of Russian Federation in Uzbekistan on 25 April.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Victor Yanukovich arrived to Uzbekistan on a working visit on 25 April, UzA reported.
A session of Coordination Council of law enforcement bodies took place at General-Prosecutor’s Office, UzA reported. The report said representatives of Interior Ministry, National Security Service, State Tax Committee and State Customs Committee attended the meeting.
Tashkent hosted a conference entitled “Interaction of National Centre of Uzbekistan [of Human Rights] with state bodies in protection of human rights”, UzA reported.
The President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), Mr. Goran Lennmarker, will visit Uzbekistan 1 May to 3 May and meet with Uzbek officials and participate in the OSCE Regional Heads of Missions meeting in Tashkent.
The President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), Goran Lennmarker, will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan from 27 April to 4 May.
Uzbek law-enforcement officers have detained an Uzbek citizen suspected of organising drugs trafficking from Afghanistan and Tajikistan, in a border district in the country’s [southernmost] Surkhandarya region [bordering Afghanistan], a report by the Uzbek State Customs Committee on 23 April says.