For the World Bank, the implementation of programs in Uzbekistan is considered one of the three most important areas of activity in the Europe and Central Asia regions. These programs are aimed primarily at macroeconomic reforms and modernization of agriculture, water management, improvement of water supply and irrigation services, development of urban and rural infrastructure, energy, transport, health systems, education, and social protection of the population. They also cover such projects as innovation, tax administration, statistics, finance and other areas. This was reported by the Press Service of the Agency for Strategic Reforms.
Formation of new mechanisms of Uzbek-Kyrgyz cooperation has become a key factor in strengthening trust between states. This opinion was expressed by Akramjon Nematov, First Deputy Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, speaking at a round table on the topic "Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: New prospects for strategic partnership", held on 7 February in Tashkent and timed to coincide with the results of the state visit of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Kyrgyzstan.
Earlier, the Consulate of Uzbekistan in Ankara reported that 15 of our compatriots were missing in Turkey after the earthquake, but contact had already been established with two of them.
Deputy Foreign Minister Gairat Fozilov held a meeting with the head of the European Union delegation, Ambassador Charlotte Adrian.
On 7 February 2023, members of the Independent Commission and the regional representative of the Ombudsman in Bukhara region visited Detention Center No. 4 to investigate the causes of the untimely death of the late Polat Shamshetov.
On 7 February, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the National Leader of the Turkmen people and Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
Today, Minister of Health of Uzbekistan Amrillo Inoyatov met with US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Uzbekistan Jonathan Henick and representatives of the USAID mission in Uzbekistan, the press service of the Ministry of Health reported.
On 7 February 2023, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov received the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Asein Isaev, who arrived in our country to participate in the international "round table" on the topic "Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: new prospects for strategic partnership."
Uzbekistan intends to limit the speed of vehicles to 60 km/h in all settlements.
From 7 February to 10 April 2023, Uzbekistan Airways provides a special 20% discount on all published economy and business class fares for flights on the Tashkent - New York route " and back. This was reported by the press service of Uzbekistan Airways.