State Property Committee of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed the Agreement on launch of the initiation plan aimed at institutional development of valuation activity in Uzbekistan.
The first section of Central Asia Pipeline is due to start operations before the end of 2009, delivering gas to China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing the pipeline’s builder and operator, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC).
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has said that the Uzbek economic policy safeguarded Uzbekistan from the global financial crisis.
Global financial pressures are likely to result in decrease of Uzbekistan’s economic growth in 2008 from an expected 9.4% to 9.1%, First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Rustam Azimov said Thursday at the 16th plenary session of Uzbekistan’s Senate.
Uzbekistan Airways joined the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Clearing House, reported the press-centre of Uzbekistan Airways.
Sochi hosted the 26th joint meeting of coordinating board and coordinating experts’ committee of Eurasia CC. The members of the board and experts from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Russia and Uzbekistan took part in the event, reported the press-centre of Uzbekistan Airways.
The Uzbekenergo [Uzbek energy] state joint stock company has started the construction of a 500-kV high-voltage power transmission line Guzor-Surkhon.
Baltika of Russian was named “Beer of import production No. 1” on the results of the competition “The Choice of the Year in 2008”. The company received this product second time in a row.
During the past three years, private businessmen have bought over 1,400 buses and vans, as well as 10,000 cars, investing over 120 billion soums (US$ 874 million) into the passenger transportation sector.