President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov met with Dmitry Kozak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, at the Oqsaroy on December 13.
During his current visit to Uzbekistan, Dmitry Kozak attended a regular session of the Uzbek –Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation.
Greeting the guest, the head of our state noted the Commission is designed to address current issues of economic relations and their development, facilitating at the same time an environment more conducive for cooperation.
The “Uzbekistan” Palace of International Forums hosted December 7 an official assembly occasioned to the twentieth anniversary celebration of Uzbekistan’s Constitution.
The event has been attended by government officials and public figures, representatives of academia, culture and arts, metropolitan public, embassies of foreign nations and offices of international institutions.
The Tashkent city hokim (mayor) Ravshanbek Usmanov opened the meeting, and participants paid tribute to the State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
On December 7 at the Oqsaroy, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov presented a group of our compatriots with high awards of Motherland.
On the eve of our greatest and dearest holiday, the 21st anniversary of state independence, a group of citizens who have made a remarkable input into the national development, to the elevation of its economic potency, the consolidation of peaceful and harmonious life, were rewarded with high state awards – honored titles, orders and medals – by decrees of President Islam Karimov for their accomplishments in socio-economic, scientific and technological, spiritual and enlightenment spheres.
The official presentation ceremony of these noble awards took place at the Oqsaroy on December 7.
“I am greatly honored to congratulate you, my dear compatriots, who have been favored with high awards of our state, on the twentieth anniversary of our Constitution and express my deep reverence to you,” Islam Karimov said.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited December 5 Turkmenistan’s Ashgabat to take part in the regular session of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Council of the Heads of State.
Prior to the summit, the presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan held a conversation. In a friendly environment underpinned by the spirit of mutual confidence and openness, Islam Karimov and Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov discussed the current state and prospects of Uzbek-Turkmen relations and the cooperation of our two countries within the CIS.
Later, the session of CIS Council of the Heads of State addressed a range of draft documents designed to enhance regional cooperation in economic and humanitarian spheres and that in security issues.