Uzbekistan plans to acquire GM’s "remaining" 10% stake in Uzbek-US joint venture GM Uzbekistan, the chairman of Uzbek state-owned vehicle holding company Uzavtosanoat, Umidjan Salimov, told Gazeta.uz news agency on May 31.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and the leader of Uzbekistan pledged a close partnership on trade and military ties on Wednesday, as the two leaders conferred on the country's strategic position near Afghanistan.
An Amnesty International delegation will be in Uzbekistan this week in what the human rights watchdog describes as the first such visit to the country in 14 years.
By Kamila Aliyeva, Trend: Uzbekistan and the United States intend to sign agreements worth $ 4 billion during the visit of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Washington this week, the chairman of the U.S.-Uzbek Chamber of Commerce, Carolyn Lamm, said on May 14.
The Uzbek government has issued a decree aimed at completely ending the practice of forced labor in the Central Asian country.
Uzbekistan's first railway tunnel, built by a Chinese company in 900 days, is contributing to the country's economic development which in turn is improving people's living standards, increasing ethnic unity and helping fight terrorism in Central Asia, observers said.
Trend: Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Yerik Utembayev met with acting Chairman of the Movement of Entrepreneurship and Business People under Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Yakubov in Tashkent, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan said in a statement.
During his visit, Erdogan is expected to discuss bilateral, economic and political relations with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has visited Uzbekistan's western region of Khorezm, which neighbors Turkmenistan, on the last day of his official visit.
A rare summit held at the strategic crossroads of Russia and China last month signalled a welcome thaw between two regional rivals in Central Asia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.