President of Egypt Husni Mubarak on Wednesday, 18 April 2007, received Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who is currently paying a three-day visit to Egypt.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who is on an official visit in Egypt, has met his Egyptian counterpart Muhammad Husni Mubarak and Prime Minister Ahmad Nazif, Uzbek TV reported on 18 April.
The Uzbek and Egyptian leaders share the same view on the need to coordinate efforts in fighting terrorism, extremism and drugs trafficking, the Uza.uz news agency website said in a report published on 18 April.
The presentation of the book by the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov "The Uzbek people will never depend on anyone" presented in New Delhi, India.
Foreign Minister of Lithuania Petras Vaitiekunas arrived in Uzbekistan on late Thursday, 19 April.
An Uzbek citizen recently extradited from Kazakhstan has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment on charges of terrorism, a source at the Tashkent Regional Court told Interfax on Thursday.
US President George W. Bush nominated Richard Boyce Norland as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Senate of US Congress.
President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak and his Uzbek counterpart Islam Karimov held talks in Cairo to discuss issues of development of bilateral relations, as well as the situation in the Middle East and Central Asia.