The Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan passed a number of laws on its session held on 12 August, UzA reported.
The delegation of the Republic of Korea, headed by the special representative of the President of this country, the National Assembly deputy An Sang-soo, carried out negotiations in the Senate and the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received special representative of the President of South Korea An Sang-soo at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent on 10 August.
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Uzbek President and his people with 18th anniversary of country’s independence and 2,200th anniversary of Tashkent.
Uzbekistan stands for peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Uzbek extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Azerbaijan, Ismetulla Irgashev, said on 12 August.
On 12 August 2009, Kelajak Ovozi Youth Initiatives Centre under FundForum, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Uzbekistan, joined efforts to mark International Youth Day by conducting a Youth Event at the National Youth Creativity Palace.
Uzbekistan started a complex of measures on introduction of biometric passports, head of department on arrival, departure and registration of citizenship (DADRC) of the Interior Ministry of Uzbekistan Badriddin Shorihsiev said in interview, published at the website of the ministry.
State Veterinary Service of Uzbekistan introduced mandatory veterinary inspection of export, import and transit cargoes.
The customs service at Tashkent airport has detained an Uzbek citizen attempting to board a flight to Moscow with over 1 kg of heroin.