Saturday, 28, May, 2022

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The press service of the Tashkent city courts published the details of the administrative case against the renowned political scientist Kamoliddin Rabbimov.

446 kg of animal meat of unknown origin without sanitary documents was found in a Nexia car at the Syrdarya road patrol post on April 11, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

10th-grader of school No. 68 of the Sergeli district of Tashkent died in a fight in a gaming club, the General Prosecutor's Office said.

The Uzbekistan combined team of military personnel were third in the Sayan March competition, which is as part of the International Army Games in Russia, the Ministry of Defense said.

Today, April 18, after a long period of dry weather, a humid air mass due to a high-altitude cyclone over Turkmenistan will begin to spread to the southwestern provinces of Uzbekistan, Uzhydromet said.

The size of Uzbekistan-bound money remittances in Q1 of 2022 slightly increased, the Central Bank said in statement. In three months, the country received transfers worth $1.47 billion, which is $49 million or 3% more compared to the same period last year.

In 2021, the volume of money remittances to Uzbekistan topped $8.07 billion, which is by 34% more than in 2020 and 2019 (6 billion). Russia accounted for 70% of transfers last year — $5.67 billion. But due to the economic situation in the Russian Federation due to the war in Ukraine and sanctions, World Bank experts in early March predicted a decrease in transfers to Uzbekistan by 21% instead of the expected growth of 3%.

Auction for the land plot on which the Aggregate Plant was located on Usta Shirin Street in Almazar district of Tashkent was completed on the E-auksion trading platform.

In two months the export of pomegranates from Uzbekistan surpassed 5 thousand tons, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Cyber ​​Security Bill into Law. The draft was not posted on the portal for discussing draft regulations. The Law establishes that the State Security Service shall become responsible in the field of cybersecurity. It will conduct operational-search activities, pre-investigation checks and investigations on cybersecurity incidents, i.e. failures in the operation of information systems and (or) violations of the availability of information in them, integrity and its free use.

An attempt to sell 40 hectares of land plot for $3 million was prevented in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent province, the Prosecutor General's Office reported.

On April 15, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting on improving business environment via conference call. Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that 2 trillion soums of soft loans were provided to banks for use in 2022.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published The Pandora Papers on October 3, which leaked about 11.9 million documents (nearly 3 terabytes) from 14 offshore registrars.

Silverleafe is a modern agricultural cluster located in Pakhtakor district of Jizzakh province, which was founded in 2018 by two American entrepreneurs - Dan Patterson and Martin Walker, who arrived at the invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

On April 14, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting on the development of agricultural engineering. He set the task of mastering the production of modern agricultural equipment, ensuring its quality and service, the presidential press service reported.

Tashkent to Bishkek bus service will be resumed from April 15, the website Tashtrans.uz said. Once-in-two days services will be operated twice a day - at 18:00 and 19:00.

Uzhydromet posted the weather forecast for the weekend. Reportedly, today, April 15, partly cloudy and warm weather is expected in Uzbekistan. During the daytime, the air temperature will be in the range of 28-33°.

Government issued a Resolution approving procedure for exercising state land and cadastral control. According to the document, land control shall be performed by governor and mayor offices, the Cadastral Agency, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection.

According to the State Statistics Committee, as of April 1, 2022, the number of foreign-invested enterprises registered in Uzbekistan topped 14.1 thousand, of which 13.66 thousand are operating.

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a comprehensive program for rural women across Uzbekistan to improve their workforce development knowledge and skills, and empower them to gain employment. Implemented in partnership with the National Center for Socio-Economic Development "SABR” and 13 regional socio-oriented NGOs, USAID will also finance investments in equipment to support female entrepreneurs in launching startups.

Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi is planning to visit Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan starting in late April, Japanese government sources said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to counter growing Chinese clout in Central Asia.