The population of Uzbekistan, according to preliminary estimations of the State Statistics Committee, comprised 26.8 million people as of 1 July 2007, having increased by 181,900 or 0.7% since the beginning of the year.
Chinese and Uzbek leaders have met in the Uzbek capital city of Tashkent to discuss bilateral relations and exchange views on cooperation between the two countries’ parliaments and issues of common concern.
On Sept. 6, Ankara celebrated the 16th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence with the contributions of the successful Uzbek Ambassador Ulfat Kadirov, The Journal of Turkish Weekly reported.
Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China He Luli held talks with the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Erkin Khalilov on 6 September in Tashkent.
In the frames of preparations to President Islam Karimov’s official visit to Turkmenistan, the group of experts representing, from the Uzbek side, the joint Turkmen-Uzbek Intergovernmental Commission on delineating and demarcation of the state border between the two countries arrived in the Turkmen capital.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution “On organization of activity of Singapore Institute of Management Development in Tashkent city” on 5 September.
Uzbekistan supports Azerbaijan`s fair stance on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Uzbek Ambassador to Azerbaijan Ismatilla Ergashev said during an official reception marking his country’s Independence Day at the Gulustan Palace in Baku.
A delegation of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China left Beijing on Thursday for a goodwill visit to three central Asian countries, including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.