Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister has called on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s observer members to expand their cooperation.
Citizens of Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan will be exempt from visa requirement in their visits to Turkey for a period of time no more than 30 days, Turkish news agency Anatolia reported.
A delegation of the German Bundestag (parliament) is on a visit in Uzbekistan. The delegation visited the Senate [upper house] of Oliy Majlis [parliament] on 26 July, the Uzbek TV reported.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received Uzbek Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov, Turkmen TV Altyn Asyr channel reported on 26 July.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov believes that the potential in relations between his country and Kazakhstan is not being used in full.
US Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Deputy Administrator James Kunder swore in William M. Frej on 26 July as the new mission director for the Central Asian Republic regional office. Prior to this assignment, Frej was the USAID Mission Director for Indonesia, where he led the US government relief and reconstruction efforts following the 2004 historic tsunami and earthquake and was awarded the Presidential Meritorious Honor Award.
A governmental delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Norov arrived in Ashgabat yesterday evening.
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan signed a series of documents, including a strategy on economic cooperation till 2016 upon completion of the 2nd session of the interstate coordinating council on Thursday, Itar-Tass reported.
A number of bilateral documents was signed today in Tashkent following the results of the second session of the Kazakh-Uzbek Interstate Coordination Council.
A meeting with the Counselor for Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China Yuy Lisin (transliterated) and the First Secretary for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy Lee Dunchji (transliterated) was held at the National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan on 24 July.