In the context of modern globalization and the rapid development of industry, labor protection of workers at enterprises and the creation of comfortable and safe working conditions for them is a priority.
On 5-7 December, in the city of Termez, representatives of Uzbekistan Temir Yollari and the Afghan Railway Administration are holding regular annual consultations on the conditions for the technical operation of the Hairatan-Mazar-i-Sharif railway section for 2023.
S&P Global Ratings affirmed its ‘BB-/B’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Uzbekistan. The outlook is stable.
On 5 December, a practical event was held in Tashkent on the theme "Creating resilience in the agri-food sector of Uzbekistan against the threats of climate change." The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the technical support of the European Union program "Support to agriculture and development of sectoral knowledge" (ASK).
Gas stations owned by Uzbekneftegaz have enough gasoline of all grades and there is no increase in prices, Uzbekneftegaz said in a statement.
On 5 December, the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting in the format of a videoconference to discuss current activities to support entrepreneurs and exporters and implement measures to fully utilize the country’s export potential. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Jamshid Khodjaev.
Aeroflot’s own flights to Tashkent will be operated from 17 December on Boeing 737-800 aircraft three times a week - on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. This was reported by the press service of the company.
On 5 December, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Jamshid Khodjaev held talks with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uzbekistan Jonathan Henick. The parties discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation in investment, trade and economic spheres.
Due to a sharp drop in air temperature and snowfall, consumption of natural gas has increased significantly. On 4 December, the population of the country (more than 3.9 million consumers) was supplied with 68 million cubic meters of natural gas (on 4 December 2021, 55.8 million or 21% more were supplied). However, in 516 mahallas or 79,000 consumers, there is a decrease in pressure, and 14,000 have temporarily stopped gas supply.