Speaking at the second day of the Eurasian Media Forum, Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin reiterated the Kazakh proposal to form a union of Central Asian states, saying that it would encourage trade and economic cooperation.
Collective Security Treaty Organization’s Secretary-General Nikolay Bordyuzha paid a visit to Uzbekistan to inform the leadership of the country on implementation of the Dushanbe decisions (2007) of the organization to combat modern challenges and threats.
Gross regional product of Samarkand region increased by 11.6% in the first quarter of 2008, governor U.Barnoyev said at the meeting in the regional administration.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has nominated a Slovak diplomat as head of the UN preventive diplomacy center in Central Asia, UN spokesperson Marie Okabe announced Tuesday.
European Union foreign ministers agreed on Tuesday to keep sanctions on Uzbekistan suspended for another six months, but warned they could be reapplied if human rights conditions do not improve.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) supports conducting the Youth Media Training on covering youth issues with focus on healthy lifestyle promotion on 29-30 April.
Navoi regional administration held a session to consider the results of the region’s development in the first quarter of the year, UzA reported.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 28 April 2008 on opening the Nukus branch of the State Arts Institute of Uzbekistan, UzA reported.
Pakistan and Afghanistan enjoy a pivotal role in US policies which also envisage India playing a key role in the region.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) decided to set up working group to draft recommendations on how to optimize the regulation of insurance business in national and regional markets within the framework of the organization at a conference that ended on Friday, Interfax reported.