US President George W. Bush nominated Richard Boyce Norland as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Senate of US Congress.
A UNICEF-initiated conference focusing on child-friendly local and national budgeting was held last week at the national Parliament here in Kazakhstan’s capital.
On 18 April 2007 the Foreign Minister of Hungary Kinga Goncz met with the SCO Secretary-General Bolat Nurgaliev. The Secretary-General told the Minister about the work led by the Organisation on developing economic cooperation and people-to-people exchange as well as its efforts on combating terrorism, separatism, extremism and illegal circulation of narcotics.
On 18 April 2007 during his visit to the People’s Republic of China the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shaukat Aziz held talks with the SCO Secretary-General Bolat Nurgaliev at the government residence Diaoyutai.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov is on an official visit in Cairo, Egypt. On 18 April, the official welcoming ceremony of the President of Uzbekistan was held at the Egypt President’s palace.
Uzbekistan has joined 57 documents which make up the legal basis of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC), a deputy Uzbek prime minister, Rustam Azimov, said in Astana yesterday.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his Uzbek counterpart Isam Karimov on Wednesday, 18 April, expressed hope that security and stability would be established in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmad Nazif and visiting Uzbek President Islom Karimov attended on Wednesday, 18 Aprilm a ceremony marking the signing of ten cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) between the two countries at the presidential palace in Cairo’s Kubba district.
Uzbekistan annually increases the volume of the budget funds being allocated for the healthcare: compare to the year 1999 this indicator grew by 7.4% and accounted for 480.8 billion soums (US$1=1251.13), a press release of Jahon news agency said.