President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 26 April received Joseph Leonard Votel, a commander of the United States Central Command, who arrived in our country with a working visit.
The topical issues of bilateral mutually beneficial and multifaceted cooperation, including in military and military-technical spheres were discussed during the conversation.
The parties exchanged views on the issues of ensuring security and stability in the region. A particular attention was attached to the evolving situation in Afghanistan and prospective of attaining peace in this country.
On 26 April President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is in our country with an official visit.
The dynamic development of Uzbekistan-Turkey relations in line with the agreements, reached during the bilateral meeting at the highest level on 17-18 November in Samarkand was underlined with satisfaction.
A specific attention was paid to the issues of enhancing mutually beneficial trade-economic and investment cooperation, practical implementation of projects in modernizing tourist infrastructure in cooperation with leading Turkish companies, establishing modern high-tech manufacturing facilities in textiles, leather, chemical and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing construction materials, on deep processing of agricultural products and other areas, including with the framework of the Urgut free economic zone.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited the Oniks Tashkent LLC in Olmazor district.
This enterprise is only one of its kind in Central Asia, and it produces 20 tonnes of modern glassware a day. The enterprise has modern equipment made in leading countries of Europe, and 200 people work there.
The President examined samples of products made at the Oniks Tashkent LLC.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited the “Tabassum” neighbourhood in Olmazor district.
The Head of State held a dialogue with people of the neighbourhood about life there. At the meeting, there was an exchange of views on reforms for the socio-economic development of the district and on work to raise the morality of young people and their book-reading culture.
Neighbourhoods should really turn into places of culture and enlightenment, and for this purpose it is necessary to get people, especially young people, more interested in reading books, the President said.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited the Alpomish LLC in the city of Samarqand.
There were presentations of a number of promising projects directed towards the socio-economic development of the region.
Samarqand Region has great tourism potential. Consistent work is being carried out to develop tourism, to raise the quality of tourism services and to expand their scope. To further raise this sector’s potential and to increase the tourist flow, a project was drawn up to create a free tourism zone in the city of Samarqand. Under this project to be implemented in 2017-2019, a tourism-entertainment hotel complex on the Amir Temur street and a winter recreational facility on the banks of the Samarqand rowing canal are to be built.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has visited the Imam Bukhari memorial complex.
At the opening ceremony of the 43rd session of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the capital city Tashkent on 18 October 2016, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev put forward an initiative for the construction of an international scientific research centre at the Imam Bukhari memorial complex to study the rich heritage of Uzbek people’s great ancestors.
They had made an incomparable contribution to the development of Islamic culture and world civilization.
As part of a tour of Samaqand Region, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited Qoshrabot District. At a meeting held in the village of Oqtepa, there was a presentation of projecs to create walnut tree plantations and vineyards in 2017-2018 in hilly upland areas, to arrange stock raising in 2017-2021 and to improve the provision of drinking water for inhabitants of the district.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev is getting acquainted with creative works, the reforms processes under implementation in Samarkand region.
The Head of our state visited «Galla Osiyo non» LLC in Jomboy district, where a presentation of large projects, to be implemented in the region in the near future, was held.
Information on the project of growing intensive seedlings in the «Sharq sanoat» concern was presented to the President of Uzbekistan. Specialists from Poland talked about the significance and advantages of this modern technology. Seedlings, grown on this method, are distinctive in their resistance to diseases and early maturity.
President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev has started his tour to Samarkand region with a visit to the last resting place of First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
Qur’an verses were recited in memory of Islam Karimov.
In accordance with the resolution of the Head of our state “On perpetuating the memory of First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganievich Karimov” on 25 January 2017, consistent works are being carried out in this regard. A memorial complex is to be built at the burial place of Islam Karimov in Samarkand.