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ADB approves $80M loan for Uzbek railway electrification

The total project cost is estimated at $177.45 million Date : April 24, 2017 Reporter : Trend Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Apr. 24 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan for the electrification of 145 kilometers (km) of railway in Uzbekistan, linking the cities of Pap, Namangan, and Andijan, the ADB said in a message on its website Apr. 24. The electrified track is part of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 2, a critical transport link in the region, according to the message. The project ...Full Story

POLITICS

US leadership interested in development of ties with Uzbekistan

Date : October 30, 2016 Reporter : Trend Uzbekistan-US relations based on principles of mutual respect Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct. 30 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The US leadership is interested in consistent and stable development of multifaceted relations with Uzbekistan, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Uzbek Senate ratifies agreement on CAREC Institute establishment

Date : March 30, 2017 Reporter : Trend Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Mar. 30 By Demir Azizov – Trend: The Senate (upper house) of the Uzbek parliament has approved a “Law on ratification of the agreement on establishment of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

ADB approves $80M loan for Uzbek railway electrification

Date : April 24, 2017 Reporter : Trend The total project cost is estimated at $177.45 million Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Apr. 24 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan for the electrification of 145 kilometers (km) of railway in Uzbekistan, linking the cities of Pap, Namangan, ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Fighting terrorism shouldn’t transform into Islamophobia

Date : December 10, 2015 Reporter : Trend Uzbek deputy FM said Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec.10 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The fight against terrorism shouldn’t be transformed into Islamophobia and take shape of clear or hidden confrontation with the Islamic world, said Diler Hakimov, Uzbek ...Full Story

HISTORY

‘Bloc of Democratic Forces’ created in Uzbek parliament

Date : March 14, 2015 Reporter : Trend Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 14 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The factions of the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen - Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (UzLiDeP) and the Democratic Party Milliy Tiklanish (National revival) ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Tariffs for utilities increase in Uzbekistan

Date : April 1, 2014 Reporter : Trend The electricity tariffs increased by 9.5 percent Tashkent, Uzbekistan, April 1 By Demir Azizov - Trend: The electricity tariffs increased by 9.5 percent, natural gas for the population and enterprises - by 8.9 percent, central heating and hot water - 11.7 percent, 10.5 percent - cold ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Uzbekistan goes to alternative energy

Date : August 18, 2015 Reporter : Trend Commission on energy efficiency and renewable energy development Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 18 By Demir Azizov– Trend: The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan approved a regulation on the national commission on energy efficiency and renewable energy development. The document was adopted ...Full Story

EDUCATION

All parties in Uzbekistan submit documents for upcoming election

Date : October 7, 2014 Reporter : Trend Uzbekistan will hold the parliamentary election on Dec. 21 Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct. 7 By Demir Azizov – Trend: The People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (PDPU) submitted the necessary documents to the Central Election Commission (CEC) to take part in the upcoming parliamentary ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Uzbekistan may attract ADB loan for highway construction

Date : February 6, 2016 Reporter : Trend $405 million from the Asian Development Bank Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Feb. 6 By Demir Azizov – Trend: The government of Uzbekistan plans to attract a loan of $405 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2016 to complete construction of a road corridor linking ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Uzbek presidential candidates continue to meet with voters

Date : March 6, 2015 Reporter : Trend The candidates of four political parties are running for the president Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 6 By Demir Azizov – Trend: Uzbek presidential candidates, nominated by political parties, and their authorized representative continue the pre-election agitation. Earlier, the candidate of ...Full Story

SPORTS

Uzbekistan to be AIIB co-founder

Date : October 25, 2014 Reporter : Trend With a projected authorized capital of $100 billion Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct. 25 By Demir Azizov– Trend: Uzbekistan will be one of the co-founders of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) with a projected authorized capital of $ 100 billion, a representative of the Uzbek ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Uzbekistan allocates funds for new railway line construction

Date : February 23, 2014 Reporter : Trend Uzbek Reconstruction and Development Fund Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Feb. 23 / Trend: The Uzbek Reconstruction and Development Fund allocated a loan worth $280 million to the Uzbekistan Railways for the construction of the Angren-Pap railway line, the railway company told Trend. ...Full Story

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