Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamic Republic of Pakistan
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President of Uzbekistan orders to award medalists of Rio Games

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed an order “On awarding medal winners of the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Uzbek leader approved the sizes of remunerations for the medal winners of the Rio Games.

According to the order, gold medalists of Olympic Ruslan Nurudinov (weightlifting), Hasanboy Dusmatov, Shakhobidin Zoirov and Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (boxing) will receive lump sum remuneration at the size of US$200,000 each.

President awards Hero of Uzbekistan titles

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 23 August on awarding the title O‘zbekiston Qahramoni (Hero of Uzbekistan) and the Golden Star medal to four persons.

Uzbek railroad workers are completing a project aimed at launching a new high speed railroad between Tashkent and Bukhara

As part of this initiative, a new site, Marakand-Navoi, spanning 140.2 km was built from the beginning of the year. Now the railroad line from Navoi to Bukhara has been adapted to the movement of 160 km per hour speed, and more than 220 different facilities – pedestrian crossings, overpasses, bridges and stations – have been built.

New TV channel Milliy launched in Uzbekistan

A new TV channel Milliy (National) or MTV has been launched in Uzbekistan in testing mode.

It is expected that the TV channel will start its full operation from 1 September. The channel will be on air from 7:00 to 23:00.

MTV will broadcast popular videos of the Uzbek and foreign singers, exclusive entertainment programmes and talk show, concerts, films and TV series.

The channel will also show scientific and popular programmes.

On the way of further consolidation of cooperation in the sphere of culture

As previously reported, Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, arrived in our country on August 3.

On August 4 Akie Abe, accompanied by Tatyana Karimova, wife of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimo, visited the Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan.

The Uzbek Commodity Exchange (UZEX) has completed the modernization of the electronic system of exhibition and fair-based trade, which forms the basis of e-commerce development

Given the rising popularity of online trading, UZEX specialists have carried out consistent work on the development of the system based on novel developments. In July 2016, the project entered its final phase which seeks to update the system of online auctions with the use of electronic digital signatures as well as introduction of the new version of the site for fair-based trade.

Leasing in Uzbekistan: Incentives for Modernization

The total portfolio of leasing operations in the first half of 2016 has exceeded 2.63 trillion soums (currency rates of CB RU from 05.08.2016, 1$= 2969.43 soums), growing by 7.1% YOY.

Uzbekistan to increase production of electrical products by 5.1 times

The Committee on industry, construction and trade held a conference on "Development of electro-technical industry in Uzbekistan: status and prospects".

The event was attended by deputies of the Legislative chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, representatives of ministries and departments, heads of enterprises, members of the JSC “Uzeltehsanoat” and employees of the mass media.

Uzbekistan: Make advances to small business and private enterprises

The creation of favorable conditions for doing business in Uzbekistan and simplified licensing procedures have contributed to the growth of business activity. Today, 11.1 small business entities fall per thousand of people. The index is remarkably higher than in many CIS countries.

Japan provides grants to Uzbekistan

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of Uzbekistan signed two grant agreements in the framework of Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) Project.

Within the agreements, the JICA will provide 196 and 263 million Japanese yens (in total overUS$4.37 million).