DAILY NEWS HERALD #62 Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan March 30, 2018

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CENTRAL ASIA - THE PRIORITY OF FOREIGN POLICY OF UZBEKISTAN.. 1

Uzbekistan – Kyrgyzstan: Interregional cooperation is strengthening. 1

National Industrial Exhibition "Made in Uzbekistan" – a new stage of cooperation. 1

Senate of Oliy Majlis of republic of Uzbekistan.. 2

Senators of Uzbekistan considered the Law on State Security Service. 2

 

CENTRAL ASIA - THE PRIORITY OF FOREIGN POLICY OF UZBEKISTAN

Uzbekistan – Kyrgyzstan: Interregional cooperation is strengthening

The first meeting of the Council of Heads of Border Regions of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Ministers of the two countries, in Fergana.

The Prime Ministers of the two states noted that the strategic partnership between the two countries, activities carried out on development and strengthening cooperation based on friendship, good-neighborliness and mutual trust, have reached a new level.

Cooperation between the border regions, attraction of investments, expansion of ties in the spheres of tourism, culture and enlightenment, improvement of conditions for citizens on the Uzbek-Kyrgyz state border and increasing the number of checkpoints were discussed at the meeting.

Within the framework of the event, an exhibition of products produced by industrial enterprises and entrepreneurs of Fergana, Andijan and Namangan regions was organized. Mutually beneficial contracts were signed at the exhibition with participation of representatives of the neighboring country.

At the meeting, special attention was paid to issues of further strengthening friendly ties between the border regions. An agreement was reached on holding the next meeting of the Council in the Kyrgyz Republic.

A Protocol was signed on the considered issues.

(Source: UzA)

National Industrial Exhibition "Made in Uzbekistan" – a new stage of cooperation

The National Industrial Exhibition "Made in Uzbekistan" is being held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

At the opening ceremony of the exhibition, it was emphasized that relations between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, which are actively developing in recent years, based on centuries-old friendship, good-neighborliness and mutual consent, contribute to strengthening cooperation in all areas.

The state visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Turkmenistan in March last year, as well as regular contacts of the leaders of the two countries allowed to bring the Uzbek-Turkmen cooperation to the level of strategic partnership, filling it with a qualitatively new practical content.

Historically established friendly ties and common cultural roots serve to further strengthen mutual understanding and develop fruitful cooperation between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

In 2017, the volume of trade between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan amounted to $177 million. At the same time, mutual deliveries of products with high added value are growing.

The National Industrial Exhibition "Made in Uzbekistan" in Ashgabat is organized to demonstrate industrial products and investment potential of Uzbekistan, conclude commercial contracts and partnership agreements with companies of Turkmenistan, and familiarize its business circles with scientific production capabilities of Uzbekistan. More than 100 large industrial enterprises and business entities from all regions of Uzbekistan are taking part in the exhibition.

The exhibition will contribute to further development of bilateral trade and economic relations, bringing business contacts and partnership of entrepreneurs of the two countries to the next level.

Turkmen businessmen are showing great interest in the event. Within its framework, it is planned to sign commercial contracts and agreements on implementation of joint projects for several million US dollars. They recognize that this event will play an important role in development of trade, economic and investment cooperation and interregional partnership.

In the pavilions of the exhibition, consisting of two blocks, a wide range of industrial products produced in Uzbekistan, including textile, food, leather and footwear products, household appliances, building materials, and other products are being demonstrated.

(Source: UzA)

Senate of Oliy Majlis of republic of Uzbekistan

Senators of Uzbekistan considered the Law on State Security Service

Senators of Uzbekistan considered the Law on State Security Service On March 29, 2018, at the fourteenth plenary session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the senators considered the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On the State Security Service of the Republic of Uzbekistan".

It should be noted that the Service, in carrying out its activities, obeys and reports directly to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It also regularly informs the Senate Committee of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Defense and Security Issues about the main areas of its activities.

At the same time, the General Prosecutor of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the prosecutors subordinate take control over the exact and uniform execution of laws in the activities of the Service. The law is approved by senators.

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At the fourteenth plenary meeting of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, senators considered a number of laws on ratification of international legal documents, including the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ratification of the Treaty between the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan on the area of junction point of State borders of the three states (Samarkand, November 10, 2017)”, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ratification of the Treaty between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on mutual legal assistance in civil, family and criminal matters (Tashkent, December 5, 2017), the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ratification of the Ninth Additional Protocol to the Charter of the Universal Postal Union (Istanbul, October 6, 2016), the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ratification of the Charter of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Baku, November 26, 2015)”, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ratification of the Convention of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Combating Extremism (Astana, June 9, 2017)”.

All the considered laws were approved by the senators after discussion.

(Source: UzA)

  

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