Kazakhstan and the World Bank joined forces in 2001 to build an eight-mile dam between two sections of the Aral Sea and improve management of water resources. The project cost $86 million and was 15 per cent funded by the Kazakh government, with the World Bank providing the other 85 per cent. Today, discussions are continuing between the two sides over expanding the revitalization project by building a second dam.
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, Thursday approved the Treaty of the Long-term Good Neighborly and Friendly Cooperation between Member Countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Xinhua reported.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uzbekistan on 20-25 June supported conducting the Youth Media Activities in Andijan, Ferghana and Namangan cities that included youth media training on covering youth issues with focus on healthy lifestyle promotion, media competition among young journalists and conference on youth TV studios.
Possible merger of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) should be discussed at the level of the presidents of their member-countries, CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
President of Uzbekistan signed a resolution on 23 June 2008 “On creation of the Research centre for democratization and liberalization of the judicial legislation and guaranteeing the independence of the judicial system”.
A team of health professionals from the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan is visiting Kalamazoo, Kent and Van Buren counties for three weeks to learn about US’ treatment and management of tuberculosis.
China will ratify a multilateral treaty for the members of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to maintain peaceful and friendly border regions.
OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Finnish Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb sent a letter to President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, in which he expressed gratitude for warm exchange of opinions and hospitality during his visit to Uzbekistan on 4 June.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Bukhara and Kashkadarya regions on 20-21 June to familiarize himself with the socioeconomic reforms there, UzA reported.