First Vice-Premier Sergei Ivanov has been waiting for Uzbekistan’s reply to Russia’s proposal to join the International Uranium Enrichment Center in the Russian city of Angarsk.
The Republic of Kyrgyzstan has suggested that while considering the implementation of the promising project on gas supplies from Central Asian to China, which is currently being discussed by Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and China, consideration should be given to the option of constructing a pipeline through the territory of Kyrgyzstan.
On 5 July 2007, a meeting of the Expert Council of the Business Forum for Improving Fiscal Policy of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan dedicated to the subject “Oil and Gas Taxation in Uzbekistan” was held in the conference hall of the Grand Orzu Hotel.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) launched a new flight from Tashkent to Cairo, Egypt, on 3 July.
Kyrgyzstan National Statistics Committee recorded an increase of 59.6% in the flow of foreign direct investments in the country’s economy in 2006.
The First Vice Premier of the Russian Federation Sergey Ivanov told about the plans to expand cooperation with Uzbekistan in the field of aircraft construction during the meeting in Tashkent on 4 July.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan is organizing a visit of the delegation of Chinese business circles on 6-9 July.
Mohammad Esmail Khan, the minister of water and power, while singing the contract for survey of the Kokcha and Konar dams, has announced that 1,000 MW of electricity will be imported from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in the near future to overcome electricity problems in Kabul.