United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Dutch-Belgian finance group Fortis today announced the first project agreements of the new MDG Carbon Facility, a joint effort to support greenhouse-gas-reducing development projects through the carbon-trading mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol.
On 20 February, the US Ambassador to Uzbekistan Richard Norland will deliver remarks at the ceremony of completion for USAID’s Economic Policy Reform Project - a three-year USAID funded project implemented by BearingPoint, Inc.
Within the framework of intergovernmental agreements, Uzbekistan has opened its locks on irrigation canals to receive flood water that is flowing into the River Syrdarya in the south of Kazakhstan and posing a threat to large densely populated areas.
A regular session of Justice Ministers’ Council under the EurAsEC Integration Committee is expected to be held tomorrow in Almaty, Kazinform reports.
New Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Zauitbek Turisbekov presented credentials to President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 19 February.
An Uzbek man has been stabbed to death in southwestern Moscow, the fourth fatal attack on dark-skinned people in the city in the past five days.
The strategic partnership between Korea and Uzbekistan will go into full swing on the occasion of the summit between Presidents Lee Myung-bak and Islam Karimov slated for Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, a top Uzbek official said yesterday.
Committee on information and communication technologies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan organized a seminar entitled “Problems and perspectives of postal service development in Uzbekistan” on 15 February. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported the event.
The session of Khorezm Regional Council of deputies took place on 15 February. The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the session and made a speech. The Head of the State has noted that results of made reforms, modern shape of the regional center, cities and districts, successes in various branches of economy testify about the development in Khorezm.
The commanders of the border troops directorates of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan signed a protocol in Dushanbe on 14 February on conducting joint measures in 2008, the Avesta news agency has learnt from the border troops directorate of the State Committee on National Security of Tajikistan, Khushnud Rahmatulloyev.