Thursday, 21, January, 2021

National

On January 15, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting with khokims and heads of sectors of Tashkent’s districts, chairmen of makhallas and youth of Yunusabad district.

A number of pension innovations are planned to be introduced in Uzbekistan from June, according to the draft presidential decree on the State Program of 2021. The document has been published for public input by the Development Strategy Center and the Yuksalish movement.

Based on proposals from the public, the core activities of the road safety service could be reoriented towards "supporting citizens, as well as taking measures to prevent factors that facilitate corruption." This is stated in the draft 2021State Program, published for discussion by the Development Strategy Center.

175.6 thousand people died in Uzbekistan in 2020, the Statistics Committee said in a report. This is an absolute historical record.

The procedure for granting Uzbek citizenship will be improved. This is stated in the draft 2021 state program for the Year of Supporting the Youth and Improving Public Health.

The Development Strategy Center has posted the draft 2021 State Program for the Year of Supporting Youth and Improving the Public Health for public input. The discussion will run through January 27.

The Bill, developed by the Anti-Corruption Agency, proposes that all categories of officials, including the president and prime minister, shall declare property and income.

1,723 officials were brought to justice in 2020 in 1148 criminal cases, the General Prosecutor's Office said. In 2019, 1,339 officials were prosecuted in 994 criminal cases.

Uzbekistan is set to receive 100,000 doses of the Comirnaty coronavirus vaccine produced by Pfizer (USA) and BioNTech (Germany), announced by the Deputy Minister of Health/Head of the Sanitary-Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health Authority Bakhodir Yusupaliev.

8,000 students will be admitted to the future Mirziyoev University in Tashkent, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on January 15 at a meeting in Tashkent’s Yunusabad district.