The Kuwaiti ambassador to Uzbekistan, Adil Muhammad Abd-al-Rasul Hasan Hayit, held a news conference for Uzbek and foreign journalists in Tashkent on 14 February.
Over eight kilos of heroin was seized in separate operations carried out in two Uzbek regions, the Uzbek Na Postu news paper reported on 16 February.
Speaking at the session of UN General Assembly on “Addressing Climate Change: The United Nations and the World at Work”, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Nations Alisher Vahidov invited the UN member states to participate in the Aral Conference, which is expected to take place in March 2008.
A meeting was held between the border troops commanders of the Tajik State Committee on National Security, Maj-Gen Sherali Mirzo, and of the Uzbek National Security Service, Lt-Gen Ilhom Ibrohimov, in Dushanbe, Tajik Television First Channel on 14 February.
Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan reviewed the activity of the Human Rights Commissioner of Oliy Majlis (Ombudsperson) on its session on 13 February.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution “On measures on realization of project “Construction and equipment of general educational schools of Uzbekistan” on 13 February. OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and Saudi Development Fund will participate in the project, UzA said.
Committee of the Legislative Chamber [lower house] of Oliy Majlis [parliament] of Uzbekistan for democratic institutions, non-state organizations and citizen’s self-governance bodies has held a meeting to review activity of the Human Rights Commissioner of Oliy Majlis (Ombudsperson).
A delegation of the Health Ministry of Uzbekistan arrived in Kazan, Tatarstan (Russia), with an official visit on 12 February, Tatarstan’s Health Ministry said.
The lower house of Kazakhstan’s parliament ratified on Wednesday a protocol on amendments to the treaty on the Euro-Asian Economic Community (EurAsEC). Deputy Justice Minister Dulat Kustavletov submitted the draft law to parliament.