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  • Pakistan, Uzbekistan ink agreements, vow to strengthen ties

    TASHKENT: Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Tuesday inked a joint communique and several memorandum of understandings (MoUs) to strengthen bilateral cooperation, avoid double taxation and enhance collaboration in many areas...

    The agreements were signed between the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan and Uzbek Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment to enhance bilateral trade...

  • Uzbekistan seeks India-Pakistan rapprochement under SCO

    NEW DELHI: India will be invited to help with a key rail link in Afghanistan, during the visit of Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to New Delhi early next week, The Hindu reported on Thursday...

    It also quoted an Uzbek presidential aide as eyeing an India-Pakistan rapprochement under the aegis of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)...

  • Pakistan, Uzbekistan stress need for enhanced communication network

    Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Monday underscored the need for a greater communication network between the two countries in order to realise their bilateral trade potential, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The understanding was reached during a meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister Elyor Ganiyev, who arrived in Islamabad today for a two-day visit...

  • EBRD plans 15 more Uzbekistan projects over next year

    TASHKENT: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which has just resumed lending in Uzbekistan, plans 15 more projects in the Central Asian nation in the next 12 months, EBRD first vice president Phil Bennett said on Saturday...

    Uzbekistan’s neighbour Kazakhstan, which has a bigger economy thanks to enormous oil and metals reserves, has traditionally been the bank’s main partner in the region...

  • Uzbekistan strongman Karimov dies, to be buried in Samarkand

    TASHKENT: Uzbek Presi­dent Islam Karimov died on Friday, the Uzbekistan government and parliament said in a joint statement...

    The veteran leader, 78, whose death was officially announced on Friday several days after he suffered a stroke, played Russia, China and the West off against one other to avoid total isolation as he steered his strategic state out of the collapse of the Soviet Union...

  • Uzbekistan buries President Islam Karimov

    ALMATY: Islam Karimov, president of Uzbekistan for the past quarter of a century, was buried in his home city of Samarkand on Saturday, leaving behind a power vacuum in a nation that serves as a bulwark against militant Islam in Central Asia...

    Karimov, who was 78, died from a stroke...

  • Nawaz to visit Uzbekistan on November 17

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Uzbekistan on a two-day official visit on November 17 to further deepen the multifaceted ties between the two countries...

    Pakistan and Uzbekistan share similar views on major regional and international issues and collaborate closely in United Nations, Organisation of Islamic Countries, Economic Cooperation Organisation and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation...

  • EgyptAir flight lands in Uzbekistan after bomb threat

    CAIRO: A bomb threat forced an EgyptAir aircraft en route to Beijing from Cairo to make an emergency landing in Uzbekistan on Wednesday, Egyptian officials said...

    All 118 passengers and 17 crew members on board the Airbus A-330-220 plane were safely evacuated, Uzbek state carrier Uzbekistan Airways said in a statement...

  • Uzbekistan has first election since Soviet-era ruler's death

    Voters in Uzbekistan are casting ballots Sunday in the tightly controlled, ex-Soviet nation's first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the authoritarian leader who ruled for 27 years...

    Karimov led Uzbekistan since before the Soviet collapse, first as its communist boss and then as president...

  • Aisam to face Istomin in Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie

    ISLAMABAD: In a quest to make major upset in the second round tie of the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group I against Uzbekistan, Pakistan’s main hope and international tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi will set the ball rolling Friday morning against the visitors’ top player Denis Istomin here at the Pakistan Sports Complex...

    “On paper, the guest team looks strong but Pakistan will make the most of home advantage,” added the veteran... ...

  • Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

    In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban's increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group's political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials, Uzbek and Taliban officials said Saturday...

    Taliban political chief Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai represented the insurgents in the four-day talks that ended Friday and included meetings with...

  • Uzbekistan for strong economic ties

    ISLAMABAD: Uzbekistan wants to establish long-term bilateral cooperation with Pakistan in the fields of agriculture and livestock, Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Elyor Ganiev said on Tuesday...

    On the occasion, Pakistan and Uzbekistan agreed to promote bilateral trade in the livestock sector and exchange of elite germ-plasm or genetic resources of cotton, wheat and rice with a view to develop high-yielding hybrids and varieties resistant...

  • Uzbekistan looks to Pakistani ports

    ISLAMABAD: Uzbekistan on Thursday formally sought Pakistan’s support for accession to the Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement (QTTA) in a bid to utilise Karachi and Gwadar ports for its trade operations...

    Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Furqat Sidikov also joined the meeting held at the Ministry of Commerce in Islamabad...

  • Uzbekistan looks to Pakistani ports

    ISLAMABAD: Uzbekistan on Thursday formally sought Pakistan’s support for accession to the Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement (QTTA) in a bid to utilise Karachi and Gwadar ports for its trade operations...

    Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Furqat Sidikov also joined the meeting held at the Ministry of Commerce in Islamabad...

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