The President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev congratulated his Uzbek counterpart on his 70th birthday, the Uzbek leader’s press service has said.
Today the president of the republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, talked on phone with the president of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, Kazakhstan Today reported.
The government of Japan allocated US$106,090 no-string aid to grass-root projects in Uzbekistan. The grant-contract signing ceremony was held in Tashkent on 29 January.
Russia will provide assistance in improving relations between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. A correspondent of the Regnum news agency says that a deputy head of the committee for international affairs of Russia’s State Duma, Anatoliy Starodubets, said this at a scientific and practical conference entitled "Security as the foundation of strategic relations between Russia and Tajikistan" held in Dushanbe on 29 January, Regnum reported.
Ecosan international organization sent health train with humanitarian aid for 45 million soums to Khorezm last week, UzA reported.
Tashkent hosted a business forum on problems and perspectives of training skilled personnel for the private sector in Uzbekistan on 25 January.
A large batch of drugs has been seized by officers of the National Security Service in an operation implemented jointly with the police in Tashkent. Ten kilograms of heroin were found during a search in a flat in the outskirts of the city.
A French delegation led by the French ambassador to Uzbekistan, Hugues Pernet, has visited the Uzbek Interior Ministry, Uzbek newspaper Na Postu reported on 26 January .
The newly appointed Philippine ambassador to Uzbekistan (with residence in Tehran), Aladin G. Villacorte, completed his trip to Uzbekistan recently which was aimed at familiarizing with the country. He had meetings and talks at the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade and some other ministries and organizations during his visit to the country.