Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to visa-free travel between the two Central Asian countries and other border-crossing measures, according to Tajik media.
BISHKEK (TCA) — Economic growth in Europe and Central Asia is anticipated to ease to 2.9 percent in 2018 from an estimated 3.7 percent in 2017, the World Bank says in its January 2018 Global Economic Prospects.
By Kamila Aliyeva The protocol on introducing amendments and supplements to the agreement between the governments of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan on the international road traffic dated September 4, 1996, came into force, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
TASHKENT (TCA) — In 2017, the government of Uzbekistan took a number of measures to liberalize foreign trade and increase the country’s export potential. Customs duties for all exported goods and services were abolished and the licensing and export system was simplified. A zero rate of customs duties has been established for more than 60 percent of goods. This was said at a press conference on the results of activities of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan in 2017, the Jahon information agency reported.
With Edwards relocating to Central Asia experts warn of inevitable instability in Kyrgyzstan. This would benefit the US and hinder China's economic expansion to the east. What’s more, this move infuriates Russia, which does not need a hotbed of instability at its southern borders. After all, there is no guarantee that the flames of unrest would not spread from Kyrgyzstan to the neighboring countries.
By Mamed Dashdemirov – Trend: Addressing a meeting of the Upper and Lower Chambers of Uzbekistan's parliament, the country's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev announced the need to reform the National Security Service.
Uzbekistan supports the peaceful foreign policy of Turkmenistan, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement on December 11.
By Diana Aliyeva– Trend: Uzbekistan has fundamentally changed the attitude towards its citizens, working and getting education in other countries legally, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the event dedicated to the country’s Constitution Day.
Kazakhstan’s airline, Air Astana, plans to expand its routs network to Uzbekistan. This was announced by the regional representative of the Kazakh airline Yevgeniy Krutov at a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Kazinform reported.
By Trend The Turkmen Parliament has ratified the agreement on the tripoint of state borders of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Turkmen government said in a message.