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With power outages and many popular social networks blocked, including Twitter and TikTok, Uzbekistan does not look like an ideal place for a career in information technology, Euronews website said.

Cloudy, but dry and warm weather is expected over most territory of Uzbekistan on Monday, April 11, Uzhydromet said in a statement on Sunday.

On April 6, Tinkoff Global (Singapore) filed an application for registration of CloudPayments trademark in Uzbekistan. Information about this appeared in the database Intellectual Mulk (Intellectual Property) of the Ministry of Justice.

Ukraine’s Zakrpattian region received the delivery of over 34 tons of humanitarian aid from Uzbekistan, including medicines, first-aid kits and long-lasting food products.

Starting from May 1, foreign nationals will be allowed to invest in Uzbekistan by buying new real estate objects under construction (with the exception of land plots) without residence permit in the country. The list of objects will be approved by the government. This is stated in the president’s April 8 Next reforms to facilitate stable economic growth by improving the business environment and developing the private sector Decree.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by decree of April 8, instructed to involve the World Bank to develop a strategy for the transformation, development and privatization of the Uzbekistan Railways company by June 1.

The Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Kombinat announced the discovery on April 7 of Balpantau and Tamdybulak gold ore deposits in Tamdy district as part of Muruntau quarry, where, the first blasting works were perfoirmed and overburden work began.

Today, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The authorities intend to cut bureaucracy and make it easier to get governmental services. This became known during today's conference call meeting dedicated to the improvement of internal roads, landscaping within the framework of the nationwide Yashil Makon project, and simplification of the provision of governmental services.

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Public Education, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Republican Education Center are collaborating to develop new student textbooks and teacher guides for Grades 1-4 Uzbek Language Arts and Mathematics instruction. This undertaking supports the Government of Uzbekistan’s goal to help children and youth prepare for life through quality education and life-long learning.

The UN General Assembly suspended Russia's membership in the UN Human Rights Council due to evidence of "gross and systematic violations" of human rights by the Russian military during the invasion of Ukraine.

Uzbek authorities will send business delegations to Germany, Spain, Korea, China and Bangladesh in April to hold talks with major brands such as H&M, Zara (Inditex), C&A, Falke.

Alisher Sultanov was relieved from the Minister of Energy role due to health reasons, the President’s spokesman Sherzod Asadov said on Thursday.

On April 6, 116,240 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were used. 17,976 people were vaccinated with the first dose, 14,793 with the second, and 83,471 with the third and booster doses.

Komil Allamjonov filed a complaint to police against the editor of www.uzmetronom.com publication. Journalist Sergei Yezhkov in his article accused Komil Allamjonov of complicity in the illegal import of $4,200,000 worth of jewelry into the country. In turn, Allamjonov called this a libel and stated that this has nothing to do with freedom of speech and is aimed at discrediting and eliminating objectionable people.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued the Approval of regulation on procedure for determining customs value of goods imported into Uzbekistan Resolution on Wednesday.

The Cabinet of Ministers posted the draft Measures to organize the production of drugs based on biotechnologies Resolution on Wednesday.

The Kazakh authorities have decided to lift restrictions on crossing the land border with Uzbekistan. According to the press service of the government, given the stabilization of the epidemiological situation, the interdepartmental anti-coronavirus commission from April 11 this year decided to lift restrictions on the crossing of the state border of Kazakhstan by citizens of Kazakhstan, stateless persons and foreigners at land checkpoints with Uzbekistan, the Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan.

Activity in February was confined to a small number of banks, with significant changes at one or two once again dominating the story. Uzbekistan was the largest seller in the month, decreasing its gold reserves by 22t to 339t – the lowest level of gold holdings since December 2020.

On April 2, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the Introduction of a system of mandatory digital labeling of medicines and medical devices Resolution, Norma.uz reported.