The completion of full renewal of the aircraft fleet of the Military Transport Aviation of Russia is planned for 2020, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelin told media.
Uzbekistan, the world’s second biggest cotton exporter, produced 656,074 tonnes of cotton fibre in January-June 2007 compared to 664,715 in the same period of last year, the state statistics committee said on Monday.
Uzbekistan reduced liquids output to 2.55 million mt (102,845 b/d) in the first six months of the year, 1.8% less than in the same period a year ago, Russia’s Prime-Tass news agency said Monday citing Uzbek national statistics service’ data.
The Uzbek government plans to denationalize about 1,000 companies and facilities in non-manufacturing industries by 2010.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 20 July signed a Resolution "On measures to intensify privatization process and activate the attraction of foreign investments in 2007-2010".
Newmont Mining Corp. said on Monday it has resolved all disputes relating to its Uzbekistan joint venture, whose gold and some assets were seized last year by the government.
The Third International Uzbek Cotton Fair and 4th International Cotton and Textile Conference organized by the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the International Cotton Advisory Committee and Cotton Outlook will be held on 10-12 September 2007 in Tashkent.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways), national air carrier of Uzbekistan, launched the first flight on the route Karshi-Moscow.
State Demonopolisation Committee has been assigned to cooperate closely with the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, khokimiats of regions and Tashkent city in the development of the complex of measures to improve the structure of the small business sector.