Saturday, 22, February, 2020

National

On February 20, staff from the U.S. Embassy Tashkent delivered 600 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Republican Center for Prevention of Plague, Quarantine, and Most Hazardous Infectious (CPPQMHI), under the Ministry of Health (MOH), to support Uzbekistan’s efforts to prepare in the event of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Earlier in January, the Ministry of Health reached  out to all internationals donors to ask for supplies of PPE and test-kits to diagnose COVID-19.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum on opening a branch of the University of Economics and Technology of Turkey in Tashkent.

At the State Property Management Agency was held a meeting with the officials of the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR Aircraft, one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers.

Debrecen University (Hungary) will open A branch in Tashkent, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade said. As reported, on February 18, Tashkent hosted the 5th meeting of the intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Hungary, as well as the business forum.

Yesterday, the Presidential Palace in Ankara hosted the official welcoming ceremony of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

The second plenary session of the Senate of Uzbekistan will be held on February 28, the press service of the Senate said. The session’s agenda reportedly contains discussion of the Uzbekistan Citizenship Bill, Census Bill, Metrology Bill and International Commercial Arbitration Bill.

On February 18, the Uzbek Innovation Minister, Ibrohim Abdurahmanov hosted the visiting Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó, the ministry said in a statement.

The former Chairman of the State Tax Committee, Botir Parpiev has been appointed the Deputy Minister at the newly created Ministry of Mahalla and Family Affairs.

Uzbekistan is in desperate need for more flights to keep up with tourists inflow, Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov said at the opening of an international aviation forum in Tashkent.

By 2030, Uzbekistan plans to join the top 50 in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index, announced the First Deputy Minister of Transport, Ilkhom Makhkamov at the international aviation forum in Tashkent.