From 17 September to 21 September 2007, the 3d meeting of ministries and departments chiefs of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries responsible for prevention and liquidation of extreme situations consequences will be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Extreme Situation’s press service said.
A Chinese delegation headed by He Luli, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress (NPC), paid a five-day visit to Uzbekistan at an invitation of the nations Supreme Assembly on 6-10 September. During the visit, he met with Erkin Halilov, Speaker of the Legislative Chamber, Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyayev and other senior officials.
The Majlis Research Center has stressed Iran’s purposeful defense and security cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, presstv.ir reported.
Uzbekistan has sent information on measures directed to protection rights of children in the country to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN News Centre said in Russian.
Representatives of Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan participated two-day workshop entitled “Activity of Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan on implementation of recommendations of UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women” on 8-9 September. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized this event.
Ecosan, ecology and health organization, and Uzbekistan Railways sent health trains to the country’s southern Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya regions. Social initiatives support fund participated in organizing the health train to Kashkadarya.
Tashkent branch of Uzbekistan Bar Association organized a roundtable dedicated to issues of ensuring access to lawyers and protection of lawyers during their professional activity. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Uzbekistan assisted Tashkent branch of Uzbekistan Bar Association in organization of this event.
His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, discussed bilateral relations and international developments with Uzbek officials yesterday.
Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rakhmon is convinced that "Tajikistan’s and Uzbekistan’s enemies will not be able to destroy age-old friendship between the peoples of the neighbor countries." He stated this, inaugurating a two-storey school in a densely- populated agro-industrial district of the republic on the border with Uzbekistan. Tuition in the school will be in Uzbek.