Thursday, 24, September, 2020

National

The Central Bank will soon resume issuing gold and silver coins, the Central Bank chairman Mamarizo Nurmuratov announced at a press conference on Friday.

Rosatom plans to launch a data processing center (DPC) in Uzbekistan, announced Sergei Migalin, director for economy and finance of Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom), Kommersant said.

More than 2,300 schools will open in Uzbekistan from today bringing the total number of opened schools to 2,635, with 335 opened in early September.

573 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Uzbekistan on September 13, (578 - the day before). The total number of confirmed cases since March reached 47,423, the Ministry of Health said.

In 8 months of 2020, the money sent by Uzbeks overseas reached US$ 3.7 billion. Cash remittances dropped by or 5.4 percent or by US$ 209 million compared to the same period of 2019.

Uzbekistan welcomes the launch of inclusive talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital Doha, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

593 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Uzbekistan on September 11 (the day before - 749), bringing the total number of cases since March to 46,272, the Ministry of Health said.

The regular flights with Kazakhstan were officially resumed September 11, the Ministry of Transport said in a statement.

The Senate at a plenary meeting on Friday passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, which will replace the 2008 Social protection of disabled people in the Republic of Uzbekistan Law. The document will take effect after being signed by the President.

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced that the meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held in November in the format of a video conference.