On Wednesday, Russia, China, Pakistan, India, Iran and formerly Soviet Central Asian states Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan joined the Taliban in calling for the UN to convene such a conference as soon as possible to help rebuild the country.
The „Peace Mission 2021,“ a counter-terrorism military exercise for Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, officially started on Monday in Orenburg, Russia.
The Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan confirmed this to the local media.
Uzbekistan and NATO discussed the development and signing of a draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Emergencies Ministry and NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center, Trend reports citing Dunyo news agency.
On the occasion, Pakistan and Uzbekistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishment of Joint Working Group on Trade and Economic Affairs to work together for trade enhancement, promotion of inter-governmental projects in different sectors and improvement of connectivity, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan.
Uzautosanoat, the Chinese Sinotruk International Investment Limited and the German MAN Truck & Bus SE signed a joint venture agreement for UZ Truck and Bus Motors to be based at JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan plant, Uzavtosanoat said in a statement.
All five parties running are seen as loyal to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Pompeo plans to visit Uzbekistan to discuss pressing issues of bilateral cooperation.
The event will be attended by Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergey Shoigu, Belarussian Defense Minister Lieutenant General Andrei Ravkov, Kazakhstan’s Defense Minister Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev, Uzbekistan’s Defense Minister Major General Bakhodir Kurbanov, Tajikistan’s Defense Minister Colonel General Mirzo Sherali and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic, Major General Rayimberdi Duishenbiev.
Heads of the delegations of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, participating as an observer country Hungary and Turkmenistan, will discuss issues aimed at strengthening and expanding multifaceted cooperation within the framework of the Turkic Council.
The leaders discussed a broad range of defense issues, including regional security concerns, defense modernization, and the continued access Uzbekistan provides in support to our military operations in Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan joined a rail corridor en route China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran, the press office of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) said on Thursday.
It should be noted that the creation of these two laboratories at the Institute of Genetics and Plant Experimental Biology of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan will provide an opportunity to conduct research in parallel, on modern topics of GMOs and TOCs, and at the same time it will open new trading opportunities, which in turn will have a beneficial effect on the economy of the country.
Foreign Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan participated in the meeting.
Uzbekistan Ambassador Furqat Sidikov has stated that his country desires a trilateral trade commission comprising Pakistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in an effort to steer trade, logistics and investment. “Uzbekistan has extended its rail line up to Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan and is willing to further extend it up to the Torkham border in a bid to bolster trade ties with Pakistan,”
Uzbekistan intends to expand the supply of uranium concentrate to India in the near future, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Sukhrob Kholmuradov said opening the meeting of the eleventh Uzbek-Indian intergovernmental commission, Uzbek media reported Aug. 16.
In order to expand the markets of GDF, USAID put the company in touch with potential buyers in export markets and provided advice on improving the quality of products. GDF signed letters of intent to export products with six Latvian and Lithuanian companies, worth over $17 million, as a result of a trade mission and a study tour on transport and logistics in the Baltic states, organized by USAID on April 9-14.
The World Bank Country Office in Tashkent hosted a workshop in the context of the preparatory work for launching the Digital Central Asia – South Asia (CASA) project in Uzbekistan. The project will contribute to digital infrastructure, e-government and digital economy development in the country.
„The main route for material support of the contingent in Afghanistan passes through Pakistan, but due to military and political instability and existing disagreements in bilateral relations, the American side is working on an alternative route: from the territory of Azerbaijan via the Caspian Sea to Kazakhstan (Aktau and Kuryk ports) and then by rail to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, which is a modified version of the Northern Distribution Network,“ the message said.