DAILY NEWS HERALD #57 Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan March 23, 2018

posted 1 Apr 2018, 12:12 by Webmaster Ambasciata

President.. 1

President held a meeting on effectiveness of activities in agriculture. 1

2018 year - the Year of Support for active Entrepreneurship, 1


Exchange rates from the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan. 1


In the regions of Uzbekistan, a number of measures are expected to be implemented to create a weight-control system in the near future. 2

An international conference on Afghanistan “The Peace Process, Interaction towards Security, and Regional Cooperation”. 2

On the forthcoming visit of the President of Afghanistan to Uzbekistan. 2


Welcome to Navoi! 3



President held a meeting on effectiveness of activities in agriculture

On March 23, a meeting dedicated to effectiveness of the ongoing activities on accelerated development of agriculture and deepening reforms in this sphere was held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister and his deputies, officials of relevant ministries and departments, leadership of the Republic of Karakalpakstan and khokims of the regions.

At the meeting, importance of timely and qualitative implementation of agrotechnical measures for achieving high yields was noted. Good germination is observed on grain fields of farmers, who timely introduced mineral fertilizers and carried out irrigation.

However, wheat growth is lagging behind in several thousand hectares of areas. This situation is observed in particular fields of Tashkent, Jizzakh, Surkhandarya, Kashkadarya, Bukhara and Namangan regions.

The main reason for this is improper management organization of the regions and districts, by employees of irrigation systems on efficient use of water. As a result, a large part of water resources intended for wheat are spent on irrigation of other crops. At the meeting it was noted that khokims and heads of irrigation networks at places should properly organize the activity on timely watering the fields.

(Source: UzA)

2018 year - the Year of Support for active Entrepreneurship,


Exchange rates from the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan

From datethe Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan has set 23 March 2018 the following exchange rates of foreign currencies to Uzbek sum for accounting, statistic and other reporting on currency operations, as well as calculation of customs and other obligatory payments.

Exchange rates on March 24, 2018

Currencies                              Symbol code   Number code  Exchange rate

 1 US dollar                           USD               840                  8118.07

 1 Euro                                    EUR               978                  10037.18

 1 Russian ruble                      RUB               643                  142.85

 1 Japanese yen                      JPY                 392                  76.74

 1 Australian dollar                AUD               036                  6291.50

 1 Bangladesh Taka               BDT                050                  97.95

 1 Canadian dollar                 CAD               124                  6296.98

 1 Yuan Renminbi                  CNY               156                  1284.71

 1 Czech Koruna                    CZK               203                  395.16

 1 Hungarian Forint               HUF               348                  32.24

 1 Indian Rupee                     INR                356                  124.85

 1 Iranian Rial                        IRR                 364                  0.22

 1 Israel Sheqel                       ILS                 376                  2341.86

 1 Kazakhstan Tenge             KZT                398                  25.31

 1 The Korean Republic Won KRW             410                  7.58

 1 Kuwaiti dinar                     KWD              414                  27100.88

 1 Kyrgyzstan Som                KGS               417                  119.13

 1 Malaysian ringgit               MYR              458                  2076.76

 1 Singapore dollar                 SGD               702                  6182.84

 1 Swiss franc                        CHF                756                  8568.79

 1 UAE dirham                      AED               784                  2210.20

 1 Egyptian pound                 EGP                818                  460.34

 1 Pound sterling                    GBP                826                  11494.38

 1 Turkmen Manat                 TMT                934                  2326.09

 1 Turkish lira                         TRY                949                  2079.32

 1 Special Drawing Rights     XDR               960                  11778.51

 1 AF Afghani                                   AFN               971                  117.82

 1 Tajikistan Somoni              TJS                  972                  920.30

 1 Belarussian Ruble              BYN               933                  4166.32

 1 Bulgarian Lev                    BGN               975                  5132.82

 1 Ukrainian hryvnia              UAH               980                  308.91

 1 Georgian Lari                     GEL                981                  3346.28

 1 Polish zloty                        PLN                985                  2375.02

 1 Brazilian Real                     BRL                986                  2479.63

Exchange rates are set without any obligations of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan to buy or sell currencies on these rates.

(Source: Cbu.uz)


In the regions of Uzbekistan, a number of measures are expected to be implemented to create a weight-control system in the near future

In particular, it is planned to organize stationary and mobile weighing control posts on major international routes. Some of them will work in automatic mode, sending data to a single data collection center.

The appearance of posts is due to the fact that unscrupulous carriers often use the absence of a centralized system of weight control and violate the rules, destroying the roads.

Today, about 20 international transport routes and destinations to Russia, the EU countries, the Caucasus, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and China pass through the territory of Uzbekistan.

A huge flow of trucks seriously affects the quality of Uzbek roads. Under the influence of hot climate asphalt under the wheels of heavily loaded machines becomes an accordion. Therefore, the country is actively transferring roads from axle load from the current 10 to 13 tons, and also use cement concrete in construction.

Another important point: starting from 1 March 2018, Uzbekistan has allowed free transit of alcohol and tobacco products by motor transport through its territory. These innovations, according to experts, will serve as a serious impetus for the further increase in the volume of transportation.

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)

An international conference on Afghanistan “The Peace Process, Interaction towards Security, and Regional Cooperation”

On the forthcoming visit of the President of Afghanistan to Uzbekistan

On March 26, 2018, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, will pay a working visit to Uzbekistan, at the invitation of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

On March 27, the heads of the two states will take part and deliver speeches at the International conference on Afghanistan “Peace process, cooperation in the sphere of security and regional interaction”.

The program of the visit also includes bilateral negotiations between the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

(Source: UzA)


Welcome to Navoi!

Several decades ago, the territory of Navoi region was referred to on tourist maps only as an administrative unit of Uzbekistan. The enormous potential of the architectural, historical and natural sights that the Kyzylkum region is rich in has been revealed thanks to the development of the domestic tourism industry. Today it has become the object of attention of thousands of travel enthusiasts around the world.

Admire the beauty of the Aidarkul Lake, the walnut groves of the Sentob Gorge, enjoy the azure freshness of Lake Tudakul and touch the unique in every sense rock paintings of Sarmishsai nowadays are desired not only by foreign but also by local tourists.

 Currently, there are 46 hotels in the region, of which ten operate in Navoi, eight in Karmana district, five in Kanimekh and Nurata districts, one in Zarafshan and the Uchkuduk district. 23 hotels are licensed to provide services to foreign guests.

It is noteworthy that from year to year the number of foreign travelers who come to Navoi is growing. In 2015, this indicator increased by 9% compared with 2017. Especially a lot of traveling foreigners are ecotourism fans. For them, in the village of Sentob, located in the mountainous area of Nurata district, three hotels were built for 25 and 30 seats. On the shore of the natural pond Aidarkul of the Kanimekh district, Golden Safari LLC built a yurt camp for 60 people. At the same time, they expanded the opportunities to provide services for international tourists traveling to foreign tourists. Reconstructed one more yurt camp, which instead of the previous 80 seats, is now designed to receive a hundred fans of exotic travel.

Also, Sarmishsai LLC implements a long-term perspective project, providing for the construction of modern cottages for foreign tourists in the vicinity of the gorge with the same name until 2018. In general, construction in the field of hotels in recent years has received a special dimension. In 2015, business entities built only two such facilities in the Karmana district.

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)


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