Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to Uzbekistan Ms. Marja-Liisa Kiljunen visited Uzbekistan, Jahon news agency reported. The report said Legislative Chamber (lower house) of the Oliy Majlis (parliament) of Uzbekistan, Foreign Affairs Ministry, Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade Ministry and several cities.
The Slovenian EU Council Presidency is to prepare an EU Troika meeting with the Foreign Ministers of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, on 9 and 10 April 2008.
Seattle established a sister-city relationship with the Central Asian city of Tashkent during the Cold War. The friendship endured through the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1978 and flowered during glasnost.
Iran’s Ambassador to Tashkent Mohammad Fathali on Saturday met with Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Nodirkhon Khanov at the end of his mission in Uzbekistan.
President of Uzbekistan said Thursday he was ready to sign a deal allowing NATO to send supplies for its forces in Afghanistan via his ex-Soviet Central Asian nation.
On 1 April 2008 the Republic Centre of Education under the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan with technical and financial support of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, started conducting a series of seminars for secondary education professionals on teaching the Basics of Healthy Generation educational course to secondary school students.
Recently the opening ceremony of the Centre for Women’s Social and Legal Support took place in Termez. This Center established by Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan with financial and technical assistance from UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund in Uzbekistan, is established under aegis of Women’s Committee.
With your permission I would like to very briefly dwell on the issues of prospects of cooperation of Uzbekistan with NATO in the framework of “Partnership for Peace” Program, as well as our vision of prospects on stabilization of situation in Afghanistan.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 2 April on preparation to the 2200th anniversary of the city of Tashkent, to be held in 2009.
Specialists of the Republican Pathology Center of Health Ministry of Uzbekistan paid a visit to Moscow in March to learn the experience of leading technical and medical institutions of Russia in use of telemedicine system in pathology service.