On May 19-23, the delegation of the working group of the Council of the European Union for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (COEST) visited Uzbekistan to become familiar with large-scale reforms in Uzbekistan, exchange views on the new regional policy and discuss prospects for expanding bilateral cooperation.
On May 22, 2018, a meeting with the head of the working group of the Council of the European Union for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (COEST) Jutta Edthofer was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
According to the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on May 21, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
In accordance with the program for 2017-2018, developed following the President's visit to Andijan region in June last year, more than 3 thousand projects worth 1.5 trillion sums were implemented in the region in 2017.
The President of Uzbekistan got acquainted with activities carried out within the framework of “Obod qishloq” (“Prosperous village”) program in Shahrobod makhalla of Ulugnor district, and talked with people.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences to the Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel, in connection with numerous casualties caused by the crash of a passenger aircraft near Havana.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held several meetings on development of pharmaceutical industry, localization of imported medicines. According to the instructions, pharmaceutical enterprises are being put into operation in the regions and districts.
During the last year's visit of the Head of the country to Andijan region, a presentation of project on organization of enterprises for production of knitted products in Khakan village of Andijan district was held.