Surkhandarya’s gross regional production increased by 5.1% in the first half of 2008, UzA reported quoting the session of deputies of the region. The session summed up the results of the first quarter of 2008.
A delegation of Afghanistan led by Minister of energy and water resources Muhammad Ismailkhan visited several ministries and departments of Uzbekistan to discuss issues on expansion of cooperation between two states, UzA reported.
The students of the Higher School of Business (HSB) under the Academy of State and Social Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan got acquainted with the activity of the Asian Development Bank.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have decided to set up a free trade zone, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said at a news conference after Tuesday’s meeting with his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev.
On 18 April 2008, the Expert Council meeting of the Business Forum on sector-specific development at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan on theme: “Tourism sector of Uzbekistan: problems and perspectives” was held in the conference hall of the “Poytaht” hotel.