18 February


Dilfuza Uralova becomes district khokim in Syrdarya


Saida Mirziyoyeva: Human rights cannot be fully achieved without ensuring women’s rights

On February 16-17, Saida Mirziyoyeva, a member of the commission on gender equality in Uzbekistan, participated in the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai. Read more


Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructs to punish everyone involved in fraudulent activities of “Human” employment agency


Asian Weightlifting Championships relocated from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan

The Asian Weightlifting Championships will be relocated from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Read more

17 February


President of Uzbekistan recognized in Kyrgyzstan as Person of the Year

On February 17, 2020, a solemn event was held in the conference hall of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kyrgyzstan on the occasion of awarding of the title “Person of 2019” to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev by Ala-Too Aiymdary (Ala-Too Women) Ecological Movement. Read more


UzAuto Motors begins selling cars in export markets under Chevrolet brand


Uzavtosanoat may create a car assembly plant in Tajikistan

Uzavtosanoat is interested in creating a plant for the assembly of cars and commercial vehicles in Tajikistan. Read more

14 February


Ilhom Nematov: There is no need to compare joining the EAEU with joining the WTO 


Uzbek students massively departing from Kazakhstan

The authorities of Uzbekistan recalling their students from Kazakhstan. The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement, NewTimes.kz reports. Read more


Pompeo says Uzbekistan is not capable of coping with coronavirus. First Deputy FM Nematov comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States plan to help Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan financially, because of the threat of coronavirus, RIA Novosti writes. Read more

13 February


Jamshid Khodjayev: Abolition of the state order for cotton and grain is a turning point in the life of 60% of the population

The cancellation of the state order for cotton and grain from 2020 will be a turning point in the life of 60% of the population. This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture Jamshid Khodjayev in an interview with UzA. Read more


Court announces next verdict against “Akhmadboy”

According to a Kun.uz correspondent, the court found Akhmadjon Tursunboyev, widely known as Akhmadboy, guilty of an offense under paragraphs a, b, part 3, Article 168 (fraud) of the Criminal Code and sentenced him to 9 years of imprisonment. Read more

10 February


“Uzbekistan sees advantages in joining the EAEU” – Deputy FM of Russia

Tashkent sees the advantages of joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), but no official applications for joining the union have yet been received from Uzbekistan or other states, the deputy foreign minister of Russia Alexander Pankin said in an interview with RIA Novosti. Read more

7 February


CEOWORLD Magazine: Uzbekistan among TOP-5 cheapest countries to live in

According to CEOWORLD Magazine, Uzbekistan, Syria, India, Afghanistan and Pakistan are the cheapest countries in the world to live in. Read more

6 February


Russia’s Airports of Regions holding company considering buying assets of airports in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

The Russian holding Airports of Regions (Aeroporty Regionov – part of the Renova group of companies) is considering the possibility of buying airport assets in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, RNS writes with reference to the head of the holding Yevgeniy Chudnovsky. Read more


“Delivery of Equinox may be delayed due to coronavirus” – UzAuto Motors

UzAuto Motors has warned that due to the consequences of the coronavirus epidemic, the supply of Chevrolet Equinox may be delayed. Read more


Uzbekistan Airways: Evacuation of citizens from China has been completed 

The third charter flight has arrived today at Tashkent Airport from Beijing.  Read more

5 February


“Raising the retirement age is not planned” – Pension Fund

Rumors on raising the retirement age in the country have caused heated debates among social network users. Read more


Energy Ministry to present the law “On electricity” in a new edition


Mobile network coverage reached 96% in Uzbekistan last year – ICT Development Ministry

According to the results of 2019, the coverage level of Uzbekistan’s population with mobile communications reached 96%, broadband internet access – 70%, follows from the data of the Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications. Read more


Uzbekistan to abolish the state plan for the harvesting of cotton

4 February


New khokim of Jalakuduk district appointed


Construction work at six stations of Tashkent’s aboveground metro completed 

 On the Dustlik-Kuylyuk site, six out of seven aboveground metro stations, which were under construction, have been completed, the press service of Uzbekistan Railways said. Read more

3 February


Kamilov calls the Taliban movement a force to be counted with 

The Taliban movement is part of Afghan society and a force to be counted with. This was stated by FM Abdulaziz Kamilov following the talks with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Tashkent. Read more


FM Kamilov: Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the USA is at the peak of its development

Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the USA is at the peak of its development, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said following the negotiations with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, in Tashkent. Read more

1 February


Salaries set to increase starting from February 1


Uzbekistan to organize charter flights to bring back its citizens from China

Uzbekistan, after suspending regular flights with China, where an outbreak caused by the new coronavirus pneumonia was detected, will organize charter flights to bring back its citizens from the PRC. Read more