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Kazakhstan establishes transportation oil cost from Russia to China

The cost of transporting oil from Russia through Kazakhstan to China is fixed until 2023, the Kazakh national company KazTransOil reports. The press service of...

Turkey to explore metallic minerals in Uzbekistan

Turkey is about to sign a final agreement to explore metallic mineral fields in Uzbekistan, which will mark Turkey’s second country after Sudan to...

Migrant workers’ struggles push Uzbekistan to open up

Maksud Mahmudov was among millions of Uzbeks who left their impoverished homeland as soon as they finished school to find work in Russia. In...

New law in Turkmenistan cracks down sharply on alcohol sales

ASHGABAT: A law sharply limiting the sale of alcohol has gone into effect in the former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan, whose authoritarian president has...

Kazakhstan approves Caspian Sea legal status bill

ASTANA – The Majilis, the lower house of parliament of Kazakhstan, has approved a bill that ratifies the Convention on the Legal Status of...

National Bank of Kyrgyzstan sells $19.3 million

 The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan made a forex market intervention on December 28 by selling US$19.3 million.  Earlier on December 7, the regulator sold $35.15 million.  The National Bank...

Uzbekistan declares 2019 the Year of Active Investment and Social Development

TASHKENT:  At the suggestion of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, 2019 has been declared the Year of Active Investment and Social Development in Uzbekistan as a...

How lapis lazuli Corridor impacts Afghanistan?

Lapis lazuli corridor is the transit way through which Afghanistan get connected to central Asia and Europe. The lapis lazuli corridor starts from Aqina and...

Saudi Arabia’s relief agency to assist Tajikistan, Somalia in relief projects

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Saturday signed agreements with Tajikistan’s Emergency and Civil Defense Committee and the...

Uzbekistan promotes 2019 as year of investment in backdrop of wider business with India

NEW DELHI: Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his annual address to the Parliament on Friday announced 2019 as the ‘Year of Active Investment and Social...

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