The UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia hosted a working meeting of deputy foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in Ashgabat on 16 October.
Smuggling of over 150 kg of drugs has been foiled as a result of a rapid operation conducted by the National Security Service’s directorate in Surkhandarya region.
Increasing the political culture of the electorate and perspectives for new democracies were among the topics discussed at a meeting in Tashkent today.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received credentials from four newly appointed envoys at the presidential residence Oqsaroy on Wednesday, 15 October 2008. Ambassadors of Malaysian, Iran, Israel and Belarus handed over credentials to the Uzbek leader.
Scholars and experts from various countries today began deliberating upon the dynamics and revival of Silk Route, at an international conference in the University of Kashmir, Srinagar.
Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States have agreed to conduct joint air defense exercises in the summer of 2009, the Russian defense minister said on Wednesday.
The future of public-service broadcasting and how the digital switchover can support media freedom and media pluralism will be the focus of the 10th OSCE Central Asia Media Conference, which starts tomorrow in Almaty.
National Security Service of Uzbekistan detained counterfeiters in Surkhandarya regions, Uzbek TV’s Akhborot news programme reported on Tuesday, 14 October.
Uzbekistan delivered 400 tonnes of humanitarian aid worth US$201,000 to neighbouring Kyrgyz Republic in line with the resolution of the Uzbek President Islam Karimov on providing humanitarian aid to the people of the Kyrgyz Republic, who suffered from the earthquake.