President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will pay a state visit to the Russian Federation on 5-6 February on the invitation of this country’s President Vladimir Putin, UzA reported.
During an upcoming visit to Russia, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin bilateral relations and international issues, the press service of the Uzbek leader said on Friday, Itar-Tass reported.
The International Development Association and the International Monetary Fund have issued a joint staff advisory note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Republic of Uzbekistan, prepared jointly by the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF.
A new study, ’Hepatitis B virus transmission pattern and vaccination efficiency in Uzbekistan,’ is now available (see also Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines). "A national program of universal vaccination for the prevention of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection was launched in Uzbekistan since 1998. To evaluate the 6 years’ outcome of the program, 567 children were enrolled in the study," scientists in Tashkent, Uzbekistan report.
At the session of Kengash of Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan the issues on activity, of regional, city councils of deputies in the Jizzak, Syrdarya and Tashkent regions for 2005-2007 was discussed, UzA reported.
Sex trafficking has made a rare appearance on the agenda of a government meeting in Uzbekistan, BBC reported.
President of Israel Shimon Peres has congratulated Uzbek President Islam Karimov on his 70th birthday.
The President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev congratulated his Uzbek counterpart on his 70th birthday, the Uzbek leader’s press service has said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday ahead of a visit by Uzbek President Islam Karimov that he valued strategic partnership and allied relations with Uzbekistan.