The Uzbek Oliy Majlis’ Senate [parliament’s upper house] held its 11th session in Tashkent.
Afghanistan and Tajikistan opened a US-funded bridge over the Pyanj River on Sunday to increase trade but Tajikistan’s president expressed concern it should not become a new route for illegal drugs, Reuters reported.
Senior officials of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program will meet on 7-8 September in Manila.
A group of young citizens of Uzbekistan received certificates of admission to Russian universities and institutes in a special ceremony at the Embassy of Russia in Tashkent on 22 August. The study expenses will be covered from the Federal Budget of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan with financial and technical support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uzbekistan on 20 August started the series of trainings on building up and upgrading skills of health care providers involved in emergency obstetric care.
Ninth Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Justice Ministers’ Council is held in Kyrgyzstan today.The meeting is held in Cholpon-Ata city in Issyk-Kul oblast in state residence of Kyrgyzstan president.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office in Uzbekistan and Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan announced a competition for journalists for the best coverage of issues on elimination of discrimination against women.
Last month, at the EcoGIS Centre of Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration a training week was organized for specialists on effective use of the Environmental Information System for Uzbekistan (EIS-UZ). Important to note that this system is capable of processing and analyzing the data of environmental monitoring, revealing the tendencies appeared in the environment within certain periods of time and determining the main environmental problems.