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.
Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov met head of foreign affairs commission of lower house of Italian parliament Umberto Ranieri in Italy, Italian media reported.
The German Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that the Islamic Jihad Union militant group has taken responsibility for planning last week’s foiled terror bombings in Germany, adding that the US air base at Ramstein was a target as well as US and Uzbek consulates in Germany.
“Uzbekistan” publishing house published the book by President Islam Karimov entitled “Uzbekistan: 16 years of independent development” in the Uzbek and Russian languages, UzA reported.
The population of Uzbekistan, according to preliminary estimations of the State Statistics Committee, comprised 26.8 million people as of 1 July 2007, having increased by 181,900 or 0.7% since the beginning of the year.