On December 9, Tashkent will host the opening ceremony of the Tashkent branch of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), the university’s first overseas branch.
The signing of the agreement on opening the branch was overseen by the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Russia, Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Vladimir Putin in October 2018.
On September, classes were already started at MGIMO branch with programs in Business IT and Law at the partner University of the World Economy and Diplomacy. The MGIMO lyceum was also opened in Tashkent.
During this time, in a short timeframe, the branch building was erected.
The grand opening of the branch will be the culmination of the MGIMO Days in Tashkent. The ceremony will be attended by high government officials of Uzbekistan, the MGIMO rector, Anatoly Torkunov.
Source : tashkenttimes.uz/
The initial price of the government’s share in the Uzbekistan Hotel put up for sale was cut by 10% due to lack of bids, the State Assets Management Agency said.
Now the state owns 80.13% in the landmark hotel. Initially, the government was planning to sell its share for US$ 33 million, now it is reduced to 29.7 million dollars.
The state share is sold with the condition that the owner will preserve the core business activity (hotel services) for a period of 10 years, refurbishing the hotel without altering the facade and attracting the best management practices.
Uzbekistan Hotel is one of the Tashkent’s landmark buildings. The 4 star hotel is located in the centre of Tashkent near Amir Temur Square. The Uzbekistan Hotel is a mix of European and Uzbek architectural styles, one of the most attractive and prestigious buildings in Tashkent situated in the business center of the city,