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Uzbekistan must keep up reform after currency liberalisation -lenders

ASTANA, May 23 (Reuters) - After liberalising its foreign exchange system, Uzbekistan now needs to restructure its entire economy distorted by the decades of strict currency and price controls, officials from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund told Reuters.

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First Islamic trade finance workshop in Uzbekistan

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Uzbekistan have come together for the first trade finance workshop titled “Trade Finan


Eight reasons to go to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan and much of this part of Central Asia has been overlooked for years – but the country is home to an incredible number of photogenic mosques, mausoleums and madrasas in every shade of blue." class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm">Sandwiched between and landlocked


Mattis Renews Strategic Partnership in Meeting With Uzbekistan's President | American Military News

WASHINGTON —Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan to the Pentagon for the first time today to renew the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan, chief Pentagon spokespersonDana W. Whitesaid.Our new media outletSITREP: Chinais exc


Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Secretary Pompeo welcomed Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Department of State in Washington, D.C. today in a historic visit to usher in a new era of strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan. The Secretary reaffirmed the longstanding U.S. commitment to supporting


World Bank Contributes to Industrial Energy Efficiency in Uzbekistan

With World Bank support, over 30 large state-owned industrial enterprises in Uzbekistan – predominantly in the oil, gas, chemical and construction sectors – have introduced energy-efficient technologies and practices. By the end of 2017, these investments resulted in energy savings equivalent to 360

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Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

President Donald Trump meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Evan Vucci


Trump hosts historic meeting with President of Uzbekistan, who could help broker peace with the Taliban

Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday for the first time since he rose to power in 2016, and was welcomed personally by President Donald Trump. The high-profile reception comes as the U.S. looks to bolster economic and military ties with the country that lies to


Trump welcomes Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

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Q&A: Uzbekistan has 'thirst for ideas, knowledge, technical expertise,' says UNDP official

Then, 16 years ago, hope for Uzbekistan’s post-Soviet prospects was already fading, as former president Islam Karimov cemented his control of a stateresponsible for widespread human rights violations. Karimov’s successor, President Shavkat Mirziyoev, arrives in Washington, D.C., at a moment of renew


Dimitry Kumsishvili Met Governmental Delegation of Uzbekistan

The FINANCIAL -- “We are interested in export to Uzbekistan as well as the transit opportunities that we can offer to the Uzbek side to transport its products to the third countries. We had a positive trade balance with Uzbekistan last year and this tendency is maintained this year. But the volumes


Retired SJC justice Bob Cordy is still busy writing his next chapter - The Boston Globe

Chris Morris for The Boston GlobeBob CordyMost lawyers consider being a justice on the Supreme Judicial Court as the pinnacle of a legal career. You know, time to close the book. But Bob Cordy is still busy writing the next chapter of his.Cordy announced his retirement from Massachusetts’ highest co


US, Uzbekistan Pledge to Build Closer Strategic Partnership

U.S. President Donald Trump and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev pledged to build a closer strategic partnership after talks at the White House on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed strengthening economic and military ties and regional security, fighting against terrorism and bolstering human ri


Trump, Uzbek president vow deep energy ties as Exxon, GE sign deals

President Trump and the president of Uzbekistan vowed to make energy cooperation a top priority Wednesday, with Exxon Mobil and General Electric signing cooperative agreements on natural gas and oil as the leaders signed a new joint partnership agreement.The agreement opens a "new era" of cooperatio


Trump to Meet Uzbek President to Discuss Press Freedom in Closed Door Meeting

Yet Trump has been under fire over the past several weeks for his treatment of the press. The president often attacks unfavorable or disagreeable news reports by labeling the articles, or the outlets that publish the reports, as “fake news.”


Trump, Uzbek Leader Hold White House Talks

WASHINGTON —U.S. President Donald Trump and Uzbekistan's reformist leader, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, met Wednesday at the White House, with security in central Asia, the fight against terrorism, trade deals and human rights in Uzbekistan high on the agenda.Mirziyoyev, in power for 20 months afte


Trump to meet with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev amid human rights concerns

A senior administration official commended Mirziyoyev, who has been in office since September of 2016, for "tremendous strides on the human rights front" and his moves to reduce censorship and increase press freedoms under the authoritarian government. However, an official added that the issue of "c


Uzbekistan announces measures to stabilise cement prices

Uzbek President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has signed a resolution "On Additional Measures for Stable Provision of the Internal Market with Cement," designed to give stability to Uzbekistan's cement market.


US: Focus on Rights as Uzbek Leader Visits

ExpandUzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017.© 2017 Reuters


The United States and Uzbekistan: Launching a New Era of Strategic Partnership

President Donald J. Trump hosted President Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan today, marking President Mirziyoyev’s historic first visit to the White House and ushering in a new era of strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan. During the meeting, President Trump reaf