Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) — Russian state corporation Rostec intends to begin exporting medicines and medical products to Uzbekistan.
According to the press service of Rostec, the National Immunobiological Company (Natsimbio) and the Republican External Economic State Enterprise Uzmedexport signed an appropriate memorandum. Natsimbio is a part of Rostec state corporation.
Under the document, the parties intend to strengthen export cooperation and develop projects, as well as create conditions for introduction of innovative technologies and products.
The general director of Uzmedexpor, Bakhtiyor Umarov noted that the cooperation between Natsimbio and Uzmedexport will be a clear example of fruitful relations between Russia and Uzbekistan in the field of supplies of medicines and medical products.
Source : UzDaily
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) — On 23 September, President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov arrived in Uzbekistan.
According to the UzA agency, head of Tatarstan arrived in Samarkand. On 24 September, Rustam Minnikhanov will visit the grave of the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and get acquainted with the sights and historical monuments of Samarkand.
In the second half of the day, Minnikhanov will arrive in Tashkent. He will meet with representatives of the Tatar diaspora in our country at the State Academic Grand Theater of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi, will take part in the concert program of art masters of Tatarstan.
On 25 September 2017, President of Tatarstan will lay flowers at the foot of the monument to Islam Karimov.
On this day, Rustam Minnikhanov will take part in a joint business forum of representatives of business circles of Uzbekistan and Tatarstan, which will be held at the International Business Center in Tashkent.
President of Tatarstan will hold meetings in various ministries and departments of Uzbekistan and will visit the sights of the capital.
Source : UzDaily
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) — Uzbekistan will start to sell hard currency cash to individuals by 1 October 2017, Reuters agency reported quoting Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov.
Head of the Uzbek Government Abdulla Aripov said on Saturday the government would allow foreign currency sales in cash to individuals by 1 October.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On priority measures for liberalization of monetary policy” on 2 September 2017.
According to the document, from 5 September, resident-citizens of Uzbekistan are able to sell foreign currency at exchange rates at the market rate and purchase it for conversion cards for use abroad without any restrictions.
From 5 September, legal entities of Uzbekistan can purchase foreign currency in commercial banks without restrictions for payment on current international transactions, including import of goods, works and services, repatriation of profits, repayment of loans, payment of travel expenses and other transfers of non-trade nature.
Source : UzDaily
Provinces, SANA- The army regained some 50 square kilometers during its continued military operations against the remaining ISIS terrorists in Jebb al-Jarrah area in the eastern countryside of Homs, a military source announced on Sunday.
The source clarified in a statement to SANA that the army units carried out intensive operations against gatherings and fortified positions of ISIS on the southeastern outskirts of Jebb al-Jarrah area, 80 km east of Homs city.
As a result of the operations, the army reestablished control over the villages of al-Sadwaniyeh, al-Mekrimiyeh, Rasm Sweid, Tallet Rajm al-Shara and Jouzet Nazal in the area, the source said.
A number of ISIS terrorists were killed and amounts of their weapons and equipment were destroyed, including armored vehicles and cars equipped with machine guns, according to the source.
The source added that the army’s engineering units have started to comb the area to defuse and dismantle explosive devices and bombs planted by ISIS terrorists there.
Army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, engaged in heavy clashes with ISIS terrorists in Huweijet Sakker area in parallel with destroying ISIS positions and fortifications by the Army Air Forces in some neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor city and its countryside.
SANA reporter said Sunday that the Army units killed a number of ISIS terrorists in Howeijet Sakker, adding that the military operations coincided with the airstrikes of the Air Force and Artillery of the Army against the terrorists’ gatherings and fortifications in the neighborhoods of al-Jbeileh, al-Aredi and Kanamat and the supply routes in the villages of Hatleh and Khasam, 18km east of Deir Ezzor city.
The reporter mentioned that the army airstrikes destroyed ISIS fortifications and hideouts and killed a number of terrorists.
Source : Syrian Arab Agency News Agency
Damascus, SANA – Four persons were injured as mortar shells fired by armed groups on al-Mleiha road and Bab Sharqi area in Damascus, in a new violation of de-escalation zone agreement in Eastern Ghouta.
A source at Damascus Police Command told SANA that armed groups positioned in Eastern Ghouta on Saturday afternoon targeted with two mortar shells al-Mleiha road and Bab Sharqi area in Damascus, injuring four persons, in addition to causing material damage.
Shaza / Hazem Sabbagh
Source : Syrian Arab Agency News