Specialists of the newly created Arbitration Development Center under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan paid a four-day visit to London to study British experience in development of the arbitration courts and mediation.
Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Foreign Investments and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan,“Uzulgurzhisavdoinvest” Association and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, and the U.S.Ambassador to Uzbekistan Richard Norland will attend the ceremony.
Unsafe blood transfusions and medical practices in Central Asia may contribute, and in some cases have already contributed, to the spread of communicable diseases in the region, particularly HIV, according to the new World Bank report entitled Blood Services in Central Asian Health Systems: A Clear and Present Danger of Spreading HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases.
The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a US$68 million IDA credit for the second phase of the Uzbekistan Rural Enterprise Support Project (RESP II). The Project will assist the newly independent farmers to increase the productivity and financial and environmental sustainability of agriculture and the profitability of agribusiness.
Silkworm breeders of Uzbekistan met the annual contractual obligations and prepared about 23,500 tons of cocoons. This is 2,000 tons more than last year.
The Malaysian company Petroliam National Bhd (Petronas) will invest some $20 million in geological and exploration work at the Surkhan investment bloc deposits (in the Surkhan-Darya oil and gas region of Uzbekistan) in 2008-2012, a source in the Uzbekneftegaz holding told Interfax.
Uzbekistan has refused to sign a deal with its neighbours Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan aimed at rationalising the use of water resources in the Central Asian region, the Kyrgyz government said today, Reuters reported.
Joint UNDP and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry project conducted a seminar for legal experts of financial institutions and businesses of Tashkent city on the development of arbitration system in Uzbekistan and its advantages compared to economic courts. The seminar took place on 30 May 2008 in the conference room of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.