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The Culture of Sugar: Divide et Impera
Monday, 7 Jul, 2014 – 8:56 | No Comment
The Culture of Sugar: Divide et Impera

Few days ago neweurasia reported about sugar deficit in Uzbekistan. Let me inform you, that this artificial deficit is not about to stop even at +40 heat for a few weeks, if not months, to …

Jewish Synagogue in Bukhara
Sunday, 29 Jun, 2014 – 23:47 | No Comment
Jewish Synagogue in Bukhara

If you are in Bukhara, make sure you visit the Bukharan Jews synagogue not far from Lyab-i-Havuz. It’s one of the oldest Bukharan synagogues with the copies of the Torah as old as few centuries. …

Sugar Deficit: Back in U.S.S.R.
Saturday, 28 Jun, 2014 – 1:49 | One Comment
Sugar Deficit: Back in U.S.S.R.

Uzbekistan is facing another deficit issue: sugar. If a week ago it was available for a regular price, approximately 2,500-3,000 Uzbekl sums, nowadays the price has risen to 3,200 in stores and 5,000 at bazaars.
Why …

The Mausoleum of The Great Founder of the Naqshbandi Order
Wednesday, 4 Jun, 2014 – 15:03 | No Comment
The Mausoleum of The Great Founder of the Naqshbandi Order

Here’s a photo report on neweurasia visiting the mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari, the founder of one of the largest and most influential Sufi Muslim orders, the Naqshbandi.
Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1318–1389) was born in the …

Eat Plov @ Central Asian Plov Center… And Enjoy Your Life
Friday, 30 May, 2014 – 10:09 | No Comment
Eat Plov @ Central Asian Plov Center… And Enjoy Your Life

What could be a better meal option on a warm weekend day in Tashkent? Plov, sure thing!
If you happen to visit Tashkent, make sure you try Uzbek plov (aka pilaff). There are many speculations about …

Energy Loss Reduction project receives more funding to scale up ongoing activities
Tuesday, 21 Feb, 2012 – 13:00 | One Comment

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved additional financing of US$ 18 million for the Energy Loss Reduction Project in Tajikistan. The project assists in reducing the commercial losses in the electricity and …

Minors in worship places in Tajikistan: nothing really changed?
Saturday, 24 Dec, 2011 – 2:08 | No Comment

After Tajik President Emomali Rahmon signed into law a bill “On the responsibility of parents for their children’s upbringing and education” in August, 2011, citizens of the poorest country in Central Asia have mixed feelings …

365 & 24/7: Uzbeks in exhile protest and keep Uzbek diplomats ‘busy’
Friday, 16 Dec, 2011 – 16:37 | 3 Comments
365 & 24/7: Uzbeks in exhile protest and keep Uzbek diplomats ‘busy’

Seems like Uzbek diplomats oversees do not enjoy their holidays. One of the most recent spoiled holidays for Uzbek authorities and foreign service officers was a protest infront of the Uzbek Consulate General in Istanbul …

World Bank launches new Country Partnership Strategy with Uzbekistan
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2011 – 14:06 | No Comment
World Bank launches new Country Partnership Strategy with Uzbekistan

On December 6, 2011, the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors approved a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Uzbekistan, providing the framework for World Bank Group assistance to Uzbekistan between 2012 and 2015, World …

Üzbegisztán Magyarországon: “Köszönöm” for invitation?
Tuesday, 8 Nov, 2011 – 9:07 | One Comment
Üzbegisztán Magyarországon: “Köszönöm” for invitation?

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt is in Uzbekistan on a three-day visit: he arrived in Tashkent on November 6 with an official visit, accepting the invitation of Uzbek President Islam Karimov.
According to official information, the Hungarian …