The Regulation “On requirements for internal audit of commercial banks”, developed by the Central Bank, has passed state registration.
On 21 May, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Tashkent Financial Institute organized a scientific and practical conference on topical issues of accounting and auditing based on international standards. The goal is to develop practical proposals and recommendations.
Zolotaya Korona has launched an online transfer service from Uzbekistan. The users can send money on the koronapay.com website or using the KoronaPay Money Transfer mobile application.
Anna Bjerde, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, paid her first official visit to Uzbekistan on 14-18 May. Ms. Bjerde met with the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, senior government and parliamentary officials, representatives of civil society and the private sector, and international development partners.
On 19-20 May, First Deputy Minister Ilkhom Norkulov and other employees met at the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction with a delegation of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) led by PwC partner Mikhail Magrilov.
On 1 June 2021, an international PLUS-Forum "BANKS and RETAIL: Digital transformation and interaction" will be held in Tashkent. The forum is organized by the PLAS Media Holding. The forum is held with the official support of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
On 20 May 2021, an expanded meeting of the Committee of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis on budget and economic reforms was held. The deputies first discussed the state of projects financed by the state external debt.
The Government of Uzbekistan has put up for sale state shares in the authorized capital of Poytakht Bank and Uzagroexportbank.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Agrobank’s (Agro) Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BB-’ with Stable Outlooks and Viability Rating (VR) at ‘b-’.