Monday, 27, June, 2022

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In recent years, Uzbek-American ties have been deepening and mutually beneficial cooperation has been developing. This can be seen in the sharp increase in the number of reciprocal visits by officials of the two countries this month and the agreements reached.

The blocked Twitter, TikTok and VKontakte are expected to be unblocked in Uzbekistan. This information was confirmed by a representative of the Ministry of ICT.

The term of office of the President of Uzbekistan from 5 to 7 years could be extended. This is provided for by the draft bill amending the Constitution.

139 coronavirus cases were detected in Uzbekistan on June 25, bringing their number to 240.3 thousand since March 2020, the Ministry of Health reported. About 120 cases were reported the day before.

Today, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund and the Embassy of Japan in Uzbekistan announced the results of the UNDP-UNFPA Joint Programme on “Building the Resilience of Local Communities Against Health, Environmental and Economic Insecurities Caused by Environmental Destruction in the Aral Sea Region”, funded by the Government of Japan during the final board meeting.

Uzbekistan sent a plane with 74 tons of humanitarian aid to neighboring Afghanistan, which was devastated by the earthquake and floods, the spokesman to the Foreign Ministry Yusup Kabulzhanov said.

Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan Bakhodir Kurbanov attended the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the formation of the CMD on June 24 in Moscow, reported the Internet portal of the CIS.

Draft constitutional bill on amendments to the Constitution was published on the portal “This is my Constitution” for public input on June 25. It was adopted by the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis the day before.

Today, June 24, Uzhydromet issued an emergency statement. Reportedly, on June 25-29, hot air will move from the regions of Iran to Uzbekistan through Turkmenistan, which will bring the air temperature on:

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Uzbek National Sub-Commission on Combating Trafficking in Persons completed a year-long series of Training for Trainers workshops on combating trafficking in persons (TIP).

MPs of the Legislative Chamber at a plenary session today unanimously approved conceptually and adopted in the first reading a draft constitutional amendments to the Constitution of Uzbekistan.

Today on June 24, the Museum of Applied Arts in Tashkent (Rakatboshi st., 15) will host an exhibition of national Romanian costumes dedicated to the Day of the Romanian blouse.

At the invitation of the Chinese President Xi Jinping, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will today attend the online high-level dialogue on global development in the BRICS Plus format.

The UN World Food Program (WFP) is regularly sending humanitarian aid from Termez to Afghanistan. According to the WFP, about 42,000 tons of food products have been sent via this route from November 2021 to date.

The draft bill proposed to amend the Article 1 of the Constitution defining Uzbekistan as a "sovereign democratic republic into "Uzbekistan is a sovereign, legal, social, secular state", announced the MP Inomjon Kudratov.

Polish MP and President of the Association of Local Gardeners Mirosław Maliszewski proposed to replace Ukrainians with Uzbeks during the harvest.

The World Health Network (WHN) today announced that they are declaring the current monkeypox outbreak a pandemic given that there are now 3,417 confirmed Monkeypox cases reported across 58 countries and the outbreak is rapidly expanding across multiple continents. The outbreak will not stop without concerted global action.

On June 20, a meeting was held at the Consular and Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan with Oleg Kostyuk, Advisor to the Representative Office of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Passport and Visa Service" of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Uzbekistan, Dunyo reported.

Pop singer Yuri Shatunov, who was wildly popular in the 1980s and 1990s, died Wednesday at the age of 48. "Last night Yuri's heart stopped in an ambulance," said Shatunov’s manager, Arkady Kudryashov, the state-run news agency TASS reported. 

Deputy director of Samarkand Scientific Center for Emergency Medical Aid (RSCEMC) was detained while receiving 1,400 US dollars in bribe, the Department of the Prosecutor General's Office said.