The six member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will stage a joint anti-terrorism drill from August 9 to 17, China’s Ministry of Defense announced Thursday.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Yuichi Kusumoto met Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, the Minister of Higher and Secondary Specialised Education Rustam Kasimov on 10 July, Pravda Vostoka wrote.
A roundtable on harmonizing national legislation with the law on Uzbekistan’s human right ombudsman was held in Tashkent on 11 July.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 11 July 2007 on increasing the salaries, pensions, stipends and social allowances from 1 August by 1.25 times on the average.
Over 90% of respondents support Uzbek President Islom Karimov’s initiative to abolish the death penalty from January 2008, the Narodnoye Slovo newspaper published on 6 July the results of a poll by the Ijtimoiy Fikr public opinion study centre.
A delegation comprised of the senior police advisor to the OSCE secretary-general, Kevin Carty, the OSCE project coordinator in Uzbekistan, Miroslav Jenca, and the OCSE project coordinator’s national advisor in Uzbekistan, Nodir Khudoyberganov, has visited the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan, Uzbek newspaper Na Postu reported on 7 July.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Uzbekistan Yuichi Kusumoto at Oqsaroy residence on 11 July.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov had a telephone conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart Kurmanbek Bakiyev ON Tuesday, 10 July.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi submitted in Bishkek Monday China’s proposals to promote the development of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).