Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Tashkent discuss co-op prospects

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has discussed topical issues of cooperation at the meeting with Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ulugbek Rozukulov. “Uzbekistan attaches great importance to the development of a full-scale dialogue with Turkmenistan, which, based on the mutual goodwill of the parties, is getting filled with new specific content year by year”, a high-ranking representative…

Uzbekistan: US interested in development of ties

The US leadership is interested in consistent and stable development of multifaceted relations with Uzbekistan, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon said. Shannon made remarks at the meeting with Uzbek acting president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. During the meeting, Mirziyoyev and Shannon stressed the successful development and strengthening of the Uzbekistan-US relations based…

Uzbekistan: unemployment rate totaling 5.1%

The number of employed in the economy of Uzbekistan in January-September amounted to 13289,3 thousand, having increased by 1.8% YoY. The number of people employed in the public sector amounted to 18.1% of total employment (in 2015 – 18.3%), in the private sector – 81.9% (81.7%), according to the State Statistics Committee. The share of…

Uzbekistan to host conference on phosphorite processing technologies

Uzbekistan will host the first international conference “Resource saving technologies for processing of phosphorite of Central Kyzylkums into phosphate fertilizers and phosphoric salts” in October. Uzkimyosanoat and Ammofos-Maxam are organizers of the conference. According to the organizers, the conference will be held in Tashkent on October 10. The conference is aimed at discussing important achievements…

Uzbekistan: salaries to grow in October 2016

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree “On increasing the sizes of salaries, pensions, stipends and social allowances” on August 22. The document was adopted at increasing income and life standards of population, as well as strengthening social support of citizens of Uzbekistan. According to the decree, the salaries to workers of budget organizations,…

Uzbekistan: Switzerland to help with water project

Uzbekistan and Switzerland signed an intergovernmental agreement on realization of a project “National management of water resources in Uzbekistan”. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Management of Uzbekistan Shavkat Hamraev and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Deputy Ambassador of Switzerland in Uzbekistan Thierry Umbehr signed the document. According to information service of the ministry, Switzerland will issue…

Uzbekistan: minimum wage to go up

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a decree to increase the wage of employees of budgetary institutions and organizations, pensions, stipends and grants on average 1.15 times (15%). The document comes into effect on October 1. According to the decree, the minimum wage rate on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan will…

India: GoAir to conduct flight to Uzbekistan

Indian low cost airline GoAir received a permission to carry out flights to Uzbekistan. Local mass media reported that the Government of India had provided permission to GoAir to conduct flights between Uzbekistan and India. GoAir Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said that the airline would start conducting flights to Uzbekistan from next summer schedule.…