Uzbek President Islam Karimov has said that "some large and powerful countries" have now understood that the accusations against Uzbekistan over the Andijon events of May 2005 were fabricated. Islam Karimov was speaking in an interview with journalists after laying a wreath at the monument of the Grieving Mother in Tashkent on 9 May.
The fourth session of sub-commission on justice, internal affairs, human rights and corresponding issues of Uzbekistan-European Union was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 8-9 May.
People of Uzbekistan, has brought huge contribution to maintenance of victory over fascism in World War II. Courage and feat of millions people, shown on fields of battles and behind a front line, forever will remain in the history of our country, and memory of our people. We will never forget the bravery of the Uzbek people who fought on the front and at home producing food for fighters and evacuees.
The World Bank and Center for Economic Research with technical support from UNDP will organize research and empirical seminar on “Priority directions for welfare improvement in Uzbekistan” on 11 May 2007 at “Grand Orzu” Hotel.
Four slender girls, 15 to16 years old, wearing white bibs with the Red Crescent emblem, rapidly remove overturned chairs and desks to clear the way to a person lying on the ground, motionless. Having reached him, they skillfully examine him for possible injuries, take out a first aid kit and quickly provide qualified first aid, ReliefWeb reported.
A roundtable on "The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women. Experience of France and Uzbekistan" was held on 4 May 2007 at the "Shodlik Palace" hotel in Tashkent.
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) President Goran Lennmarker has urged closer co-operation between the parliaments in Central Asia and the OSCE PA following a recent visit to the region.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Ukraine Ilkhom Haydarov will pay official visit to Sumskaya region of Ukraine on 10-11 May.
The magazine entitled "Uzbekistan: 15 years of steady steps" has been issued in Brussels. It is dedicated to the achievements of the republic oÂn further democratizing and renewing the society, reforming and modernizing the country, positive results in development of science, culture, tourism, sports, health, mass media and other spheres of public, political, social and economic life of Uzbekistan.