Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamic Republic of Pakistan
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Uzbekistan’s Chess Federation has 1700 members

 Chess was always a popular game in Uzbekistan, and our players have won different awards. Nowadays out of the 1700 members, there are a lot of players who represent our country at various international tournaments. 14 of our compatriots have been awarded the Grand Master rank by the international federation.

Over 2m foreign tourists visit Uzbekistan annually

Over 2 million foreign tourists from 70 countries pay visit to Uzbekistan annually, according to the press service of national company Uzbektourism.

The volume of export of tourism services makes up over US$615 million, while share of tourism in the structure of the GDP – over 2%.

Islam Karimov Meets with Chief of the U.S. Central Command

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Lloyd Austin, Commander of the United States Central Command, at the Oqsaroy July 27.

Greeting the guest, the head of our state underlined the constructive nature of the current Uzbek-American relations built on mutual interest.

As it was stressed, the regular dialogue at various levels and dimensions allows Uzbekistan and the United States to steady advance the multifaceted and mutually advantageous cooperation.

List of documents, submitted to customs bodies, at export-import operations approved

Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan with its resolution approved a list of documents, submitted to the state customs services, at export-import operations.

According to the resolution, the businesses should submit contract (agreement), registered at authorized bodies, customs cargo declaration, transport and goods (invoice) documentation at customs registration of exported goods.

Uzbekistan to complete construction of national highway by 2020

Uzbekistan will complete construction of national highway with total length of over 2,750 km by the end of 2019, according to the deputy chairperson of the Board of state joint stock company Uzavtoyol Shukhrat Nazarov.

He said that all roads in the result of modernization and construction of new areas from Andijan to Kungrad (from east to north) and from Samarkand to Termez (from center to south) will fully meet international standards. He said that travel time from north to east will decrease by 15-20% and will take 10-12 hours.

The volume of deposits in the banks of Uzbekistan for the first six months increased

A stable state of domestic banks, the growing confidence to them, as well as the growth of real incomes of the population have become a solid basis for the attraction of free funds of population and economic entities on deposits. In the reporting period, total deposits increased by 30.2%, and as on July 1, 2015 amounted to more than 31.5 trillion soums (currency rates of CB RU from 28.07.2015   1$= 2575.18 soums). This was stated at the enlarged meeting of the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Earnest Congratulations

Heads of foreign states and prominent international organizations have been sending congratulatory letters addressed to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on the occasion of the holiday Ramadan Hayit (Eid al-Fitr). 

Sincere greetings have come from, inter alia:

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia

Export potential of winemakers of Uzbekistan

Domestic winemakers have been working to expand the industry’s export capacity through new promising initiatives. Most of them focus on channeling foreign expertise and technologies into the local practice of wine production.

CB: The total capital of banks of Uzbekistan reached 7.2 trillion soums

The Central Bank within the framework of enlarged session, discussed the results of the banking system in the first half of 2015, the execution of the main directions of the economic program and the priorities for the current year defined by the President Islam Karimov at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on January 16 this year.

The session was led by the Chairman of the Central Bank Faizullah Mullajanov.

Services Provided by the Unified Window Centers Reaches 400 within Five Years in Uzbekistan

Over 190 Unified Window Centers will be put into operation across Uzbekistan starting 2016. During the first five years of activities, the number of services they provide is expected to be increased to 400 from 20. Moreover, they will cater not only to businesses.

An Uzbekistan Today correspondent has spoken with the head of a department at the Center for the Development of Electronic Government, Ikromjon Nasrullayev: