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18 February


State entrance exams may be conducted on a paid basis

On the portal of assessing the impact of legislative acts, a draft presidential decree “On improving the system of admission to higher educational institutions through tests” has been published. Read more

16 February


100,000-soum notes to be issued starting from February 25

From February 25 of this year, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan will issue new banknotes in the form of 100 thousand-soum denominations. Read more

15 February


Ignatiy Nesterov was imposed a ban on football due to doping 

The Asian Football Confederation Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has suspected a goalkeeper of the Uzbek national team and the Saudi Arabian FC Ohod Ignatiy Nesterov of consuming prohibited substance and banned him from football. It is reported by the Goal SA.  Read more


Kuchkarov: Uzbekistan to purchase U.S. Treasuries for FX reserves

Uzbekistan intends to reduce the proportion of gold in its foreign currency reserves and buy U.S. Treasuries instead, Reuters reported citing Finance Minister Jamshid Kuchkarov as saying. Read more

14 February


Jamshid Kuchkarov: Uzbekistan bond sale will aid foreign direct investment

In an interview with Bloomberg correspondents, Finance Minister of Uzbekistan said Euro bond sale will help attracting foreign direct investment to the country. Read more


New Chairman of JSC Uzbekneftegaz appointed

By government decree, Bakhodirjon Sidikov was appointed Chairman of the Board of JSC Uzbekneftegaz, the press service of the Justice Ministry reported. Read more

13 February


Uzbek government provides support for textile companies 

According to the presidential decree “On measures to further deepen reforms and expand export potential of the textile and garment-knitting industry”, textile companies will be provided with state support. Read more


Iskandar Shodiyev is elected First Deputy Chairman of the Hockey Federation

Today, February 13, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) hosted an extraordinary reporting and election conference of the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation. Read more


Ravon share in the Russian market drops to 0%

According to data of the Association of European Businesses, Ravon has not been selling cars in Russia for eight months in a row. Read more


Individual entrepreneurs to be permitted to engage in gold mining from March 1, 2019

12 February


Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov becomes First Deputy Minister of Energy retaining his post as the head of “Uzatom”

Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov was appointed First Deputy Minister of Energy. At the same time, he preserves the post of Director General of the Agency for Development of Nuclear Energy “Uzatom” under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan, the agency reported. Read more


NAPM develops a Concept for the brand of Jizzakh region  

The National Agency of Project Management (NAPM) together with the designing studio Artógraph developed the concept of the Jizzakh region’s image.    Read more


Who will buy hotel “Uzbekistan”? Its stake put up for sale

The state put up for sale its stake in the hotel “Uzbekistan”. Read more


Uzbekistan to adopt Code of Professional Ethics of Journalists

The Code of Professional Ethics of Journalists will be adopted in Uzbekistan, Kun.uz correspondent reports. Read more

11 February


Abdusalom Azizov replaces Ikhtiyor Abdullayev as State Security Service head

The head of the State Security Service, Ikhtiyor Abdullayev, resigned from his post, Kun.uz correspondent reports. Read more

9 February


Development Bank to be created in Uzbekistan

The President of Uzbekistan instructed the Central Bank to create a Development Bank with a capital of $500 million, Chairman of the Central Bank Mamarizo Nurmuratov said at a session of the International press-club, Kun.uz correspondent reports. Read more


Komil Allamjonov officially becomes First Deputy of the Presidential Advisor

On February 4, 2019, President Shavkat Mirziyayev signed a decree on appointing Komil Allamjonov as Acting Director of the Information and Mass Communications Agency under the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Read more

7 February


5-year-old Muhammadyusuf Anvarov becomes mental arithmetic champion in Moscow

The IV All-Russian Mental Arithmetic Tournament, organized by the UCMAS Children's Mental Arithmetic Center, was held at the Moscow Victory Museum. Read more


Military conscription terms in Uzbekistan to be changed 

According to the press service of the Ministry of Defense, the timing of conscription for military service in February-March causes a number of difficulties in ensuring the required temperature in the premises of recruiting and assembly points, including the increase in expenses for these purposes. Read more

6 February


New cotton varieties “Zangi-Ota-2”, “Ishonch” and “Zafar” created in Uzbekistan 

Scientists of genetics and plant experimental biology at the Academy of Science of the Republic of Uzbekistan have received a patent for the new varieties of cotton “Zangi-Ota-2”, “Ishonch” and “Zafar”.    Read more

4 February


Achilbay Ramatov introduced as Minister of Transport

Achilbay Ramatov was appointed the Minister of Transport by the decree of the president of Uzbekistan. It was announced at a meeting in the Cabinet of Ministers on Monday. Read more

2 February


Leadership of Uzbekistan Boxing Federation changes

Today, on February 2, at the National Olympic Committee, a selective conference of the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan has been held. Representatives of the NOC and federation management, regional divisions, responsible staff, coaches, referees and mass media took part in it. Read more

1 February


Authorities accused Akhmet Demir of failing to fulfill investment obligations on the hotel “Chorsu”

A Turkish businessman Akhmet Demir has not yet fulfilled his investment obligations on the hotel “Chorsu”. This was stated by the First Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Ravshan Gulyamov, Kun.uz correspondent reports. Read more

31 January


Jakhongir Artikkhodjayev comments on his financial ties with the construction of Tashkent City

Khokim of the city of Tashkent Jahongir Artikkhodjayev answered the questions of journalists about his relations with companies working on the Tashkent City project, Kun.uz correspondent reports. Read more


“VUZgorodok” in Tashkent to be modernized

According to the press service of the capital’s administration, at the moment, the work on improving the territory of the National University of Uzbekistan and the “VUZgorodok” in general has been initiated. Read more


Shavkat Mirziyoyev: Jizzakh region areas will be supplied with water from the Zarafshon River 

On January 31, a meeting was held in the Jizzakh region under the chairmanship of the president. It was attended by regional activists, heads of state and public organizations.    Read more