Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Uzbekistan to amend Constitution following Kazakhstan

Uzbekistan to amend Constitution following Kazakhstan

The parliamentary gazette Narodnoye Slovo published a draft constitutional law on amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic, developed at the initiative of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The document …

Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan to deepen strategic partnership

Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan to deepen strategic partnership

Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and visiting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday signed a declaration on deepening the strategic partnership and building up comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, the Uzbek …

Ilham Aliyev and Shavkat Mirziyoyev hold talks in Tashkent

Ilham Aliyev and Shavkat Mirziyoyev hold talks in Tashkent

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev have held a meeting in a limited and extended formats.  Following the ceremony of signing documents, Ilham …

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Uzbekistan for state visit

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Uzbekistan for state visit

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in the Republic of Uzbekistan for a state visit. A guard of honor was lined up for the head of state at Tashkent International Airport named after Islam Karimov decorated …

Uzbekistan’s traffic cops want to ban photographs

Uzbekistan’s traffic cops want to ban photographs

Traffic police in Uzbekistan are not well liked. They are a daily humiliation for drivers and frequently the butt of jokes. Now they risk further poisoning their reputation by trying to ban the public from taking pictures. …

Uzbekistan abandons forced labor

Uzbekistan abandons forced labor

State-sponsored use of slave labor to pick cotton was once a factor that turned Uzbekistan into a pariah on the international stage

Why did Central Asia’s leaders go to Beijing

Why did Central Asia’s leaders go to Beijing

On February 4, the Beijing Winter Olympic Games opened in the Chinese capital. While much of the West engaged in a “diplomatic boycott” or cited the ongoing pandemic for the absence of their top leaders, all five Central Asian presidents were in attendance

Uzbekistan’s opening-up boosts exports

Uzbekistan’s opening-up boosts exports

Central Asia’s most populous country has made notable advances in recent years in its transition to a private sector-led economic growth model, and is already reaping the benefits. According to Fitch Ratings