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May 2015

The Parliament of Kazakhstan Adopted a Law on Peacekeeping

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:50

In the course of the plenary session of the upper house of the Kazakh parliament (Senate), which was held on Thursday, May 28 a law "On peacekeeping operations in Kazakhstan", previously approved by the lower house - the Mazhilis, was adopted. "Currently, peacekeeping is certainly a special mission. And this ambitious goal is to become one of the most important activities of the Kazakh Army, as it will always be highly estimated by the world's elite" - the Deputy Defense Minister Talgat Mukhtarov said in his speech.

 

Presidential Term in Uzbekistan Can Be Increased

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:34

The Constitution of Turkmenistan can be adjusted in respect of the presidential term. This was reported at the meeting of the special constitutional commission for improving the Basic Law of the Republic held on Thursday, May 28, by the President of the Parliament Akja Nurberdieva, who added that the presidential term could be increased from the current 5 to 7 years. As noted by local media, this meeting was chaired by the incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

 

Tashkent Hosts Fashion and Design Festival

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 15:25

The opening ceremony of the International Festival "Fashion and Design 2015" was held in the capital of Uzbekistan. The festival is attended by well-known designers, representatives of the leading schools of design and fashion both in Uzbekistan and abroad. This was reported by the National News Agency, noting that this year's festival is aimed at the continuation of the development of the fashion industry and national fashion in the republic.

A New Logistics Center Opened in Tashkent

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 15:07

In the Uzbek capital Tashkent a new modern logistics center for the storage, sorting and packing of different types of fruit and vegetables, owned by LLC «GOLD DRIED FRUITS» has been opened. This complex was built for the further development of material-technical base and storage equipment with the most modern types of warehouse and refrigeration equipment, which may be required for secure and reliable providing of the country's population, as well as social facilities with different types of fruit and vegetables. This is particularly important in winter and spring.

The Bank from the South Korea will Lend to Uzbekistan Three Billion Dollars

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 13:59

Korea EximBank Bank from the South Korea intends to provide credit funds to banks in Uzbekistan totaling about three billion dollars. This was reported by the deputy president of the bank, Kim Yong Qi in his speech at the Uzbek-Korean business forum held on May 26 in Seoul. He also praised the "timely and flawless" fulfillment of commitments by the Uzbek partners under the previous credit lines, adding that the relevant agreements on a new loan were preparing.

 

Tajikistan will Receive 5.5 Million Dollars for the Fight against Drug Trafficking

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 13:13

Within three years, Russia will provide Tajikistan 5.5 million dollars in aid for the fight against drugs. These funds will be allocated under the interagency agreement between the Tajik Drug Control Agency and the Federal Drug Control Service (the Federal Service for Drug Control) of the Russian Federation. This news was reported by the head of Russia's anti-drug agency Viktor Ivanov, who took part in the meeting of the Coordinating Council of heads of agencies involved in counteracting drug trafficking in the countries, participants of the CSTO held in Dushanbe.

Kazakhstan will Allocate 600 Billion Tenge for Industrialization

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:49

600 billion tenge will be allocated from the state budget for the completion of the second five-year plan of industrial-innovative development of Kazakhstan. The news was reported during the Conference of industrialization held on Tuesday, May 26 by the chairman of JSC KIDI ("Kazakhstan Industry Development Institute") Aydin Kulseitov.

Half of the Cotton Grown is Processed in Uzbekistan

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 09:51

At the moment, in Uzbekistan the level of domestic processing of cotton has reached 50 percent, which in physical terms is about 480 000 tons. This information was reported on Monday, May 25 at the press conference, which was dedicated to the opening of the exhibition TextileExpo Uzbekistan (it will be held from May27 to 30). It was also noted that last year the volume of cotton processing at the enterprises of the republic had increased by 5 percent (the previous year the figure was 45 per cent).

 

Issyk-Kul Lake was Cleaned from Household Waste

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:20

Kyrgyzstan held the campaign on cleaning the bottom of Lake Issyk-Kul from household waste, as it was reported to the media in Bishkek press center of OSCE. The report also stated that the State Agency of Forestry and Environment of the Government of the Republic with the support of the Center conducted a campaign to raise awareness of citizens, the media and business on issues related to the environmental management of biosphere territory of Issyk-Kul. In its framework a visit to the boarding house El Nour (Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul region) where divers carried out their work took place.

The National Pavilion of Uzbekistan is Represented at the Exhibition Expo Milano-2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 09:55

At the international exhibition World Expo Milano-2015 that is being held in the Italian city of Milan visitors have the opportunity to visit the national pavilion of Uzbekistan, as it was reported to media representatives in the press service of the Embassy of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. The text message also indicates that the total area of ​​the pavilion is 500 square meters and it demonstrates the country's achievements for the period of its independence.