Thursday, 24, September, 2020

National

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, on his election as Prime Minister of Japan, the presidential press service reported.

Uzbekistan has designated Tudakul and Kuymazar Water Reservoirs as its third Wetland of International Importance, located in the Navoi province in the south-western Kyzylkum Desert, these two reservoirs serve as water storage in the arid “desert and xeric shrubland” biogeographic region of Central Asia.

The Tourism Development Committee announced the introduction in Uzbekistan of a new procedure for registering individuals in accommodation facilities.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan as of 10:00 AM on September 16 reached 48,776, the Ministry of Health said.

The Taliban will not allow the resurgence of any threat and danger to Uzbekistan from Afghanistan, said in an interview to Uzbekistan 24 TV channel during the inter-Afghan talks in Qatar on September 12, the head of the Taliban’s political office in Doha, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

Oleg Malginov, chief of the department for addressing problems of expatriates of the Russian Foreign Ministry, has been appointed Russia's Ambassador to Uzbekistan, TASS said in a statement.

The new edition of the Citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan law took effect today on September 15. The Law was passed by the Legislative Chamber on February 18, approved by the Senate on February 28 and signed by the President on March 13 this year. The Law was published on March 15 and was set to take effect 6 months later, on September 15.

The former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti has been appointed adviser to President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on economic development, good governance and international cooperation, the ex-chief of the EBRD announced on his Twitter account.

Today, September 15, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk.

The Legislative Chamber in the first reading passed the draft new version of the Freedom of Conscience And Religious Organizations Law, announced the MP Rasul Kusherbayev.