His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, returned home yesterday after a two-day official visit to Uzbekistan.
Despite almost only two years of diplomatic ties, the relationship between Kuwait and Uzbekistan has been steadily improving. "Our relationship has been in perfect shape since the start of diplomatic ties with Kuwait in 2004," declared Uzbek Ambassador to Kuwait Dr. Abdulrafik Khashimov during a meeting with local press on Thursday at their embassy in Mishref. A number of diplomatic encounters have been activated since their president visited Kuwait in 2004. "Because of that visit, a cultural, political and economic relationship has been growing continuously," he added.
Winding up his official tour of Uzbekistan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, returned home yesterday.
The UAE and Uzbekistan yesterday discussed ways to bridge the economic gap between nations and help strengthen global peace and security.
“Chinese State Council Premier Wen Jiabao will take part in the 6th sitting of the Council of the SCO governments’ heads on 2-6 November in Tashkent”, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao announced at a press conference in Beijing.
Famous scientists-economists and financiers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will participate in a roundtable Perspective directions and mechanisms of regional integration of EurAsEC states on 29-31 October in Almaty; Kazinform reported quoting Eurasian Bank of Development.
A seminar on Education to the benefit of prosperity and sustainable development of the SCO member states and Russia>, initiated by the Russian Federal Education Agency, come to an end in Beijing. The leading higher institutions of Russia, China, Uzbekistan, reps of the association of the near border higher educational establishments of Russia and Northeast Kazakhstan attended the seminar.
Tashkent Region’s police seized more than 130 kg of drugs, including 34 kg of heroin, during the first nine months of this year, the Uzbek newspaper Tashkentskaya Pravda reported on 24 October.
The United Nations Office in Uzbekistan on 24 October released a publication entitled "UN and Uzbekistan: partners in development", a press release of the UN office in Uzbekistan said.