Chairman of the Election Commission of Malaysia Tan Sri Dato Seri Haji Abdul Rashid bin Abdul Rahman visited cities of Bukhara and Samarkand within his visit to Uzbekistan.
Uzbek Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, hosted a briefing “Human Rights situation in Uzbekistan and and Measures undertaken in this field by the Government” [on 8 May], Jahon news agency of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
At the meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary of Justice of Japan Shinsuke Okuno, the Minister of Justice of Uzbekistan Foziljon Otahonov provided the details on the course of the judicial-legal reforms taking place in the country, Press-uz.info quoted Ministry of Justice press service.
A delegation of the Greek Ministry of Culture took trips to Tashkent, Samarkand and Termez as well as archaeological dig of the site of ancient settlement - Kampyrtepa on the south of Uzbekistan on 26-29 April. The group led negotiations on bilateral cooperation in scientific research.
Mehr Nuri Charity Foundation with assistance of sponsors helped to reconstruct two medial establishments, launch of which was held on 11 May.
Not a single person sentenced to death has been executed in Uzbekistan since 2005, Justice Minister Fozilzhon Otakhonov told Interfax on Friday.
The Honduran Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Honduras and Uzbekistan have normalized their diplomatic relations, Xinhua reported.
On 9 May, Uzbek people are widely marking the Day of Memory and Honour. This day is marked to commemorate those who passed away and honour those who are alive. We have been marking this day as a national holiday every year since 1999. The main events of the holiday took place in the Square of Memory in the capital city of Tashkent.