Economy

2017-03-01
2017-03-01

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.


2017-01-17
2017-01-17

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.


2017-01-12
2017-01-12

Uzbekistan, Pakistan hope to counter extremism, boost trade

The two countries agreed to work together to fight extremism and enhance economic relations.


2017-01-05
2017-01-05

Uzbek-Afghan joint projects to create jobs, fight militancy

New jobs and improved social conditions will help fight extremism in Afghanistan and increase security on the Uzbek-Afghan border, observers say.


2016-07-05
2016-07-05

Uzbekistan builds housing for soldiers, border guards

New apartment buildings for Uzbekistani troops opened across the country on May 31 and June 10.