A two-day work meeting to address the implementation of the regional training programme on preparation of Muslim-trainers for prevention of HIV in the countries of Central Asia will open on 6 September in Turkestan (Kazakhstan). The meeting is to be held on the initiative of the UNDP Central Asia AIDS Control Project.
On the eve of the national holiday - the 16th anniversary of the Independence of Uzbekistan - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. Skand R. Tayal in an interview with UzReport.com correspondent shared his views on the Indo-Uzbek bilateral relations.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon sent a congratulatory telegram to his colleague Islom Karimov on 1 September on the occasion of Uzbekistan’s independence.
The police in Kobryn, Brest Region of Belarus, have detained an Uzbek woman who attempted to traffic three Belarusian young women to Moscow for sexual exploitation there, the Belarusian news agency Belapan reported on 3 September, quoting the Kobryn district police department.
A four-month regional training course on combating organized crime and terrorism for 22 police dog handlers from Central Asian countries ended in Tashkent.
Officers of the law-enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have gathered in Aktobe (western Aktobe Region) to exchange experience in the area of fighting drug trafficking, Ekspress-K of Kazakhstan reported.
Uzbek Ambassador to Ankara Ulfat Kadyrov and Commercial Attache Nadyr Khashimov participated in Abroad, program of privately owned Channel-A of the Turkish television on 30 August.
Addressing a festive event devoted to Uzbekistan’s independence day, President Islam Karimov has said that there are dangers which pose a threat to humanity. He said that the country should reinforce its might to be able to respond to any threats. He called on people to keep interethnic and interreligious accord in the country like the apple of their eyes.
Over the 16 years of independence, Uzbekistan has managed to reform its economy, improved the defence capability of its army, raised people’s living standards and become self-sufficient in grain, oil and gas, President Islom Karimov has said.