The World Bank (WB) and Uzbekistan are preparing eight projects for a total of about $ 1 billion, according to the bank's head Jim Yong Kim, Podrobno.uz reported.
Kyrgyzstan has temporarily banned imports of animals and products of animal origin from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz media reported Aug. 30.
Chinese engineers managed to make a train go as fast as 400 kilometers per hour and promised that this was not the limit. The Chinese government is now actively developing railway technologies and are planning to build thousands of kilometers of new routes inside the country and abroad. China’s railway network has entangled all of Eurasia through trade routes. The volumes of supplies along the railways are growing each month.
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan will hold political consultations between the two countries’ foreign ministries at the level of deputy foreign ministers, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Uzbekistan is ready to consider the proposal of partners to reform the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS), Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the summit in Turkmenistan, the UzA news agency reported.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Turkmenistan on August 24, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
THE DIPLOMAT: Uzbekistan’s top priority in its foreign policy in the past two years has been to amend relations with its neighbors. A lot has been achieved, but nothing compares to the relief, appreciation, and excitement displayed by people on both sides of the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan border invoked by the new chapter of relations between the counties. Illustrating the saliency of security matters in the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan relationship, over the past several months there have been prominent interactions between the national security ministries of both countries, as well as their first ever joint military exercise.
The bottom of the drying Aral Sea sends over 150 million tonnes of toxic dust every year around the world. People in Asia, Europe and even in Antarctica inhale it every day. The hazard zone from the consequences of the largest environmental catastrophe of mankind has long exceeded the limits of Central Asia. It is demanding urgent measures from the world community.
AKIPRESS.COM - Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan agreed on reducing the number of queued vehicles on the border, reported the State Revenues Committee of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan reached an agreement on further study and elaboration of proposals on enhancing cooperation between the sectoral industrial enterprises of the two countries.