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News Uzbekistan: Joint project of Uzbekistan, French Orano to need $170M in FDI (Exclusive)

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Joint project of Uzbekistan, French Orano to need $170M in FDI (Exclusive)
News source: https://menafn.com/1099070995/Joint-project-of-Uzbekistan-French-Orano-to-need-170M-in-FDI-Exclusive?src=Rss

As part of the investment project between Uzbekistan's State Committee for Geology and French Orano Group, it is envisaged to attract foreign direct investment at the initial stage of up to $ 20 ...

News Uzbekistan: Government of Uzbekistan Triples Tax on Electricity for Crypto Miners

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Government of Uzbekistan Triples Tax on Electricity for Crypto Miners
News source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/government-of-uzbekistan-triples-tax-on-electricity-for-crypto-miners

The government of the Republic of Uzbekistan has ordered a 300% increase on electricity tariffs for cryptocurrency miners. The government of Uzbekistan orders a 300% increase on electricity ...

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Plans Massive Hike in Electricity Prices for Crypto Miners

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Uzbekistan Plans Massive Hike in Electricity Prices for Crypto Miners
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/uzbekistan-plans-massive-hike-electricity-120025306.html

Related: MicroBT Expects $400 Million in Q3 as Bitcoin Miner Sales Surge “Mining uses a lot of electricity but brings much more profit to Uzbekistan … Instead of supporting a business that ...

News Uzbekistan: Fresh Anti-Beard Campaign Reported In Uzbekistan

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Fresh Anti-Beard Campaign Reported In Uzbekistan
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/fresh-anti-beard-campaign-uzbekistan/30186953.html

NAMANGAN, Uzbekistan -- Vendors at a marketplace in Uzbekistan's eastern city of Namangan say authorities have been forcing traders and market visitors to shave their beards. According to the vendors, ...

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Joins the Turkic Council

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
Uzbekistan Joins the Turkic Council
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/09/uzbekistan-joins-the-turkic-council/

Speculations of Uzbekistan relaxing its stance toward the Eurasian Economic Union (EAE) and possibly joining the Russia-led organization abound after President Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his ...

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Turns To Foreign Social-Media Stars To Boost Tourism

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
Uzbekistan Turns To Foreign Social-Media Stars To Boost Tourism
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/uzbekistan-tourism-foreign-social-media-stars-to-boost-tourism/30176880.html

Uzbekistan, until recently one of the world's most closed countries, is opening itself to the world. This summer, the government invited nearly 100 popular foreign social-media stars to "fill the I...

News Uzbekistan: Oscars: Uzbekistan Selects 'Hot Bread' for International Feature Film Category

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Oscars: Uzbekistan Selects 'Hot Bread' for International Feature Film Category
News source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-uzbekistan-selects-hot-bread-international-feature-film-category-1243221

The film, centered on teenage girl Zulfiya, is Uzbekistan's first-ever entry in the international feature Oscar race. Uzbekistan has selected Umid Khamdamov's Issiq non (Hot Bread) as its submission ...

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan to take part in Baku summit of Turkic Council as full member

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Uzbekistan to take part in Baku summit of Turkic Council as full member
News source: https://menafn.com/1099006043/Uzbekistan-to-take-part-in-Baku-summit-of-Turkic-Council-as-full-member?src=Rss

Uzbekistan will take part in Baku summit of the Turkic Council as a full member, Trend reports citing the statement of Baghdad Amreyev, Secretary General of the Turkic Council. 'As the Secretary ...

News Uzbekistan: Militant attack in Afghanistan cuts off power supply from Uzbekistan

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
Militant attack in Afghanistan cuts off power supply from Uzbekistan
News source: https://menafn.com/1099009739/Militant-attack-in-Afghanistan-cuts-off-power-supply-from-Uzbekistan

Anti-government militants operating in Afghanistan blew up a power line through which Uzbekistan supplied electricity, Trend reports citing Afghan's TOLOnews. As a result of this terrorist attack ...

News Uzbekistan: Role of Uzbekistan in Curbing Regional Human Trafficking

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
Role of Uzbekistan in Curbing Regional Human Trafficking
News source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/466340/role-of-uzbekistan-in-curbing-regional-human-trafficking/

Like any other country from a region surrounded and marred with conflicts and instability, Uzbekistan has faced the similar challenges of Human trafficking, drugs and narcotics epidemic.

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/09/uzbekistans-impending-water-crisis/

In November 2018, the first turbine of the Rogun hydropower plant went into operation. On September 9, 2019, the second turbine will be commissioned in honor of Tajikistan’s Independence Day.

News Uzbekistan: Religion, Beards, and Uzbekistan’s Secular Government

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
Religion, Beards, and Uzbekistan’s Secular Government
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/09/religion-beards-and-uzbekistans-secular-government/

Religious matters are a contentious issue not only in Uzbekistan, but in all of Central Asia. Attempts by the Uzbek authorities to maintain a secular government but also control the spread of some ...

News Uzbekistan: US dollar rate rising in Uzbekistan

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
US dollar rate rising in Uzbekistan
News source: https://menafn.com/1098981560/US-dollar-rate-rising-in-Uzbekistan

The Central Bank of Uzbekistan has published exchange rates,Trendreports with reference to the Central Bank. One US dollar in the country will cost 9,395.63 soums (+11.06), and one euro – 10,360 ...

News Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Is The Hidden Gem in China's New Silk Road

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
Uzbekistan Is The Hidden Gem in China's New Silk Road
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rainermichaelpreiss/2019/09/09/uzbekistan-is-the-hidden-gem-in-chinas-new-silk-road/

Uzbekistan may very well be the best under-the-radar investment story in the world today. But the transformation spearheaded by the country's new president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, from socialism to capitalism should put the $50 billion economy on investors radar screens.

News Uzbekistan: India 'close and trusted friend' of Uzbekistan: Ambassador Farhod Arziev

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
India 'close and trusted friend' of Uzbekistan: Ambassador Farhod Arziev
News source: https://www.wionews.com/india-news/india-close-and-trusted-friend-of-uzbekistan-ambassador-farhod-arziev-247005

India is a "close and trusted friend" of Uzbekistan and both countries share fast-growing and dynamic relations, said Uzbek Ambassador Farhod Arziev here on Sunday. "I should mention the dynamic, fast-growing and deepening cooperation between India and Uzbekistan. India is our strategic partner," said Arziev told ANI. "We really appreciate and value this relationship. India is our close and trusted friend with whom we shared the centuries of culture and civilisation. India and Uzbekistan have wide-scale cooperation," he added

News Uzbekistan: ‘Two Indian universities to open branches in Uzbekistan’

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
‘Two Indian universities to open branches in Uzbekistan’
News source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/news/two-indian-universities-to-open-branches-in-uzbekistan/videoshow/70936232.cms

‘Two Indian universities to open branches in Uzbekistan’. On Independence Day of Uzbekistan, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to India, Farhod Arziev said that India and Uzbekistan have wide scale cooperation which covers all areas of bilateral dialogue including economics, humanitarian, education and many others. “The 2 Indian universities, Amity and Sharda are opening their branches in Uzbekistan this year,” he further added.

News Uzbekistan: The National Guard, Uzbekistan's New Security Powerhouse

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
The National Guard, Uzbekistan's New Security Powerhouse
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/the-national-guard-uzbekistan-s-new-security-powerhouse/30139322.html

For more than 25 years, Uzbekistan’s National Security Service (SNB) was the most feared law enforcement body in Uzbekistan. So when Shavkat Mirziyoev took over as president and soon moved to not only ...

News Uzbekistan: New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/08/new-faces-old-patterns-in-uzbekistans-foreign-policy/

In recent years, Uzbekistan has made headlines as the international community welcomed Tashkent’s shifting foreign policy under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. On the surface, it may seem that ...