The US Embassy in Tashkent has announced that Secretary of State Colin Powell has arrived on a short working visit to Uzbekistan. Mr. Powell will meet Uzbek President Islam Karimov, Defence Minister Kadyr Gulyamov and Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov. He will hold a series of consultations on how to combat terrorism, while he will also discuss how to rebuild war-torn Afghanistan. Colin Powell will visit the non-governmentl Centre of Public Education tomorrow. The US Secretary of State is due to leave for Bishkek on Saturday afternoon.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed