Lonestar Corporation, a United Arabic Emirates (UAE) company that recently shifted domicile to Malta, announced that it had won two contracts totalling nearly US$6 million in the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Zarubejneftegaz (Russian GazProm’s subsidiary) is starting exploratory drilling on the blocs of Ust-Yurt region in Uzbekistan. The first phase of the geological exploratory works envisages the drilling of several tens of exploratory wells on seven blocs.
Within the framework of the bilateral negotiations between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in Tashkent the sides touched upon expanding deliveries of the Uzbek fruits and vegetables to Kazakhstan, Kazinform reported.
“The Kazakh businessmen may privatize objects and enterprises in Uzbekistan if they have specific investment plans”, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov stated Thursday after the first day of his official visit to Uzbekistan, Kazinform reported.
The strategy of economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for 2007-2015 will be signed during the official visit of the Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov to Tashkent starting on 26 July, RIA Novosti quoted the Government of Kazakhstan.
This year the number of passengers who flew from Pulkovo airport to Uzbekistan increased by 52% compared to 1H 2006. Passenger turnover at the airport has grown substantially.
Uzbekistan, one of the largest cotton producing countries and the second largest exporter of cotton fibre, has invited investments from textile entrepreneurs in India.
The completion of full renewal of the aircraft fleet of the Military Transport Aviation of Russia is planned for 2020, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelin told media.