MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev will launch the construction of an $11 billion Russia-designed nuclear power station in Uzbekistan on Oct. 19, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday.
General Electric plans to create a single turbomachinery service center in Uzbekistan, Uzbek media reported.
Tashkent, Uzbekistan - On September 25, friendly staff at Uzbekistan's Supreme Court warmly greeted dozens of guests, among them journalists, foreign diplomats and members of the international community, allowing the visitors to take photographs of the building's impressive interior.
Uzbekistan may join the UN project on the maritime and continental routes of the Great Silk Road – the "United Nations Maritime-Continental Silk Road Cities Alliance” (UNMCSR CA), Podrobno.uz reported.
Representatives of Uzbekistan’s state-run energy operator Uzbekenergo and the World Bank Group held a meeting to discuss reforms in the electricity sector of Uzbekistan, Uzbek media reported.
Uzbekistan and UNESCO have agreed on holding two major international innovation forums in Uzbekistan.
Demining of the border of two neighboring states should be completed by the end of 2019.
Vladimir Putin and Shavkat Mirziyoyev are going to meet on October 18-19 in Tashkent, Podrobno.uz reported.
The launch ceremony of the project of the first nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan will be held on October 19 and may be timed to coincide with an official visit to the country of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the President of “Rusatom International Network” JSC under ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation Alexander Merten said, TASS reported Oct. 9.
Uzbekistan has plentiful gas and renewable energy resources, but the country’s totalitarian regime and lack of economic liberalisation have typically put off foreign investors.