- 2017 year - the Year of Dialogue with the People and Human Interests
- Chairmanship of Uzbekistan in the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC
- Problems of water resources in the Central Asia
- Events at Uzbekistan's overseas missions
New head of Samarkand region appointed
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on 24 december on appointing Ximmat Oqbutaev hokim (head of administration) of Samarkand region.