Uzbekcosmos to deal with development of space sector in Uzbekistan
The draft decree on the development of space activities of Uzbekistan has been published for public discussion, Gazeta.uz reported.
Uzbekistan has experience, intellectual resources and basic infrastructure necessary for the development of space research and technologies, the message says.
The Agency for Space Research and Technologies under the Cabinet of Ministers, the establishment of which is being planned, will act as the regulator of the industry. It will function as a state administrative body responsible for the development and implementation of a unified state policy and strategic objectives in the development and use of the space industry.
It is planned to establish a Scientific-Technological and Expert Council under the Uzbekcosmos Agency. It will include representatives of the ministries of development of information technologies and communications, defense, innovative development, the state committees for land resources, geodesy, cartography and state cadastre, for geology and mineral resources, and the Academy of Sciences.
It is expected that decisions on development of the space industry will be adopted based on the conclusions of the Scientific-Technological and Expert Council of Uzbekcosmos.