Human Rights Commissioner (ombudsman) of Oliy Majlis (Uzbek parliament) has recently received the second secretary of the US embassy in Uzbekistan, Holly Lindquist Thomas, at the Ombudsman’s Secretariat.
Nearly every Tajik child between the ages of one and 14 received vaccinations against measles and rubella during a two-week, United Nations-backed campaign this month to fight the spread of the diseases in the mountainous Central Asian country.
Karakalpak council of the Environmental movement of Uzbekistan has launched two projects aimed at improving the health of the population and solving the problems caused by decline of the Aral Sea level.
Government officials, parliamentarians and civil society representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan gathered in Bishkek today to discuss ways to enhance freedom of association in the region.
Uzbek National Security Service officers have killed an armed group of three people attempting to smuggle drugs into Surkhandarya region, which borders with Afghanistan, Uzbek TV’s flagship Akhborot news programme reported on 20 October.
A delegation of Hungarian delegation led by managing director of EuroTer Dr. Karoly Kos and head of sport programmes of RTL KLUB Barn Heder visited National Television and Radio Company (NTRC) of Uzbekistan.
The Malaysian embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan has bought airtime on a FM radio station to introduce the country to Uzbeks via a knowing Malaysia programme, Bernama reported.
Indian External Affairs Minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna will pay a visit to Uzbekistan on Friday, 23 October 2009.
The Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan considered the applications and other documents of the country’s political parties regarding their participation in the December elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, UzA reported.