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June 2017

On The Ongoing Health Reform In Uzbekistan

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 20:47

A recent analysis of the health care system of Uzbekistan revealed a number of serious shortcomings in its activities. That is why the president of the country, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, signed a decree on reforming the industry, which envisages a number of transformations. The health care system will be conditionally divided into four levels. The highest level is republican; it involves the provision of the most advanced high-tech medical services in the specialized areas. The second is the regional level, at which similar medical services will be provided in the regional centers.

Kazakhstan Intends To Attract $730 Million In The Renewable Energy Industry

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 20:33

The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan signed a memorandum of cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which provides support for the development of renewable energy sources (RES) in the country. This was reported by the press service of the ministry on June 21. According to this document, the EBRD plans to allocate up to $250 million for RES projects, with an additional attraction of $480 million from other international financial organizations.

2016 Statistics Of Emergency Situations In Kazakhstan

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 19:50

In 2016, Kazakhstan registered a total of 16,823 emergency cases. More than 1,600 people were injured, and the number of victims was 3,691 people. Speaker of the upper house of the parliament Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev voiced this information on June 21. He delivered his speech to the deputies during the parliamentary hearings on the development of civil protection in Kazakhstan.

 

Tajikistan Plans To Issue Eurobonds Worth $1 Billion

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 18:08

Tajikistan plans to issue government securities worth a total of $1 billion to be sold in the international financial markets. Such a proposal of the government of the republic was approved by the deputies of the lower house of the national parliament on June 20. According to Deputy Minister of Finance Jamshed Nurmahmadien, this case is about raising financial resources for the strategic project that involves construction of the Rogun HPP.

 

Russian Company To Deliver Mining Equipment To Uzbekistan

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 01:55

The Russian enterprise “Uralmashzavod” (UZTM) plans to conclude a contract providing for the delivery of mining equipment to Uzbek enterprises. According to the press service of the UZTM, the agreement on deliveries of the ECG-5A excavator is currently being prepared for signing with the Navoi MMC. The enterprises plan to sign the first contract for the delivery of the mass-produced excavator ECG-18, as well as several contracts for new crushing and grinding complexes (mills and smart crushers).

 

Ashgabat Hosts The Exhibition “International Economic Cooperation 2017”

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 00:46

On June 20, the universal exhibition “International Economic Cooperation 2017” opened in Ashgabat. Its purpose is to demonstrate the opportunities of the Turkmen market and the prospects for cooperation of enterprises of various industries. The event was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. More than 80 state and private enterprises, companies and organizations were the participants of the exhibition. Of them, 56 companies were foreign and represented 20 countries.

 

The World Bank Provides A Positive Assessment Of The Activities Of The Statistical Agency Of Tajikistan

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 00:18

While delivering a report at the Geneva Conference of European Statisticians, the leading expert of the World Bank, Joao Pedro Avezededo, spoke positively about the work of the Statistics Agency under the President of Tajikistan. As reported by the Agency's press center, the leaders of the statistical services of many countries, including the CIS countries, took part in the conference held in Switzerland on June 19-22. Tajikistan was represented by the head of the Agency for Statistics of the Republic, Gulnor Khasanzoda.

 

Presidents Of Kyrgyzstan And Russia Sign Declaration On Strategic Cooperation

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 23:22

In Moscow, the presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambaev, signed a Declaration on strengthening strategic partnership and allied relations between the two countries. The signing ceremony took place following the state visit of A. Atambayev to Russia and his meeting with the head of the Russian state. Both sides of the agreement reaffirmed their intentions to further develop the strategic partnership and to continue the coordination of their foreign policy activities.

 

Kazakhstan Reforming The System Of State Purchases

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 23:09

In 2016, the total volume of electronic purchases in Kazakhstan was 98 percent, which exceeded the 2015 indicator by 26 percent. As a result, the conditional savings reached about KZT130 billion, which is significantly more that the 2015 savings (KZT43 billion). Finance Minister Bakhyt Sultanov voiced these figures during the regular meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan on June 20.

 

Uzbekistan Reforming The Chamber Of Commerce And Industry

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:42

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed the decree on drastic reforming of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan. This document was issued due to the fact that in recent years a number of serious issues have been revealed in the activity of this organization, especially concerning the insufficient protection of business rights and the weak development of measures aimed at improving the business climate.