Vice President [of India] Mohammad Hamid Ansari embarks Friday on a weeklong official visit to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan to strengthen India’s long-standing ties with the two oil-rich Central Asian republics.
A group of specialists of Uzbekistan got acquainted with methodologies on scientific and social research on gender issues at UNDP-backed three-month distance course. The concluding meeting of the course was held in Samarkand city in the middle of March.
The public of Uzbekistan resolutely condemns the documentary film “Fitna”, shot by the Dutch politician Geert Wilders, Jahon news agency of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported. The report said the documentary insults the religious feelings of Muslims.
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan has refused to join the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking States, TrendNews news agency reported.
A South Korean delegation headed by the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers Cho Jung Pyo has visited Uzbekistan. On 28 March the members of the delegation met with the teaching staff and students of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Asia Pulse reported.
International terrorist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan have made attempts to spread their activity to Russia, Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) head and chairman of the Russian National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAC) Nikolay Patrushev said.
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund conduct two 6-day back-to-back trainings for trainers on advanced peer education techniques.
Foreign Ministries of Uzbekistan and Indonesia held political consultations in Medan on 17 March, press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Qatar with the residence in El-Kuwait Abdurafik Khoshimov granted credentials to the Emir of Qatar Sheik Hamad bin Halifa al-Tani, Jahon news agency of the Uzbek Foreign Ministers.