As Uzbekistan waits to celebrate its 16th anniversary of independence, the country’s most important holiday, it should be mentioned that the traversed path has been marked by epochal transformations, the establishment of statehood and the rebirth of national self-consciousness, The Korea Herald reported.
South Korean CL LCD (former CYR) will build cement production plant at Bulakbashi district of Andijan region. The protocol of understanding was signed between Uzbek private trade-production company Rivoj and CYR in Tashkent on 27 August.
A large-scale campaign to encourage and support women’s initiatives is underway in Uzbekistan. A guide in this action is the Presidential Decree "On additional measures to support the activity of Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan" of 25 May 2004.
A Tajik delegation comprising energy specialists left for Tashkent the other day, where they intend to consider together with their Uzbek counterparts issues of using water and energy resources, and, in particular, those of the River Syrdarya, a source in the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Tajikistan has told Asia-Plus.
On 24 August Uzbek TV broadcast a special programme to sum up President Islom Karimov’s visit to southern Qashqadaryo Region to open the new Toshguzor-Boysun-Qumqorgon railway line.
Lukoil Overseas, a subsidiary of Russian oil major Lukoil, has completed building a natural gas pipeline at Uzbekistan’s Khauzak gas field, the company said in a statement Friday.
State Property Committee of Uzbekistan has extended the deadline for the bids for 49% interest in Ammofos, the largest producer of ammophos (a fertilizer mainly consisting of monoammonium phosphate NH4H2PO4, and partially diammonium phosphate (NH4)2HPO4), and nitrogenous-phosphoric mineral fertilizers in the country. The minimum bid for the state’s stake in the company is US$17.164 million.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the opening ceremony of the new railway line Tashguzar-Baysun-Kumkurgan on 24 August, UzA reported.
Aviation of Ukraine State Aircraft Building Concern and Chkalov Tashkent Aviation Production Association (Uzbekistan) discussed cooperation in the production of An-70 and An-70T airplanes during the MAKS 2007 aerospace show.