Saturday, 11, July, 2020

National

The international health organization Project Hope (USA) sent humanitarian aid to Uzbekistan to counter the coronavirus pandemic, Dunyo reported.

An official of the capital construction department of the Tashkent mayor’s office, abusing his official position, promised to allocate 1 hectare of unused land in Chilanzar district in return of US$ 1.4 million, the State Security Service said.

Marco Mantovanelli started his assignment as World Bank Country Manager for Uzbekistan on July 1, 2020. He has replaced Hideki Mori, who was in this position since March 2017 and has moved to a new assignment in New Delhi, where he will be working as the Bank’s Operations Manager for India.

On July 1, Minister of Transport Elyor Ganiev had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Transport of Kyrgyzstan Janat Beishenov, the Uzbek Ministry of Transport said in a statement.

As of July 2, 2020, 17:00 in Uzbekistan, the number of cases of coronavirus infection is 8,996 (+92), the Ministry of Health said in a statement. Currently, the number of active cases of infection is 3,122 people.

On June 30, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a video conference on issues of ensuring justice and combating corruption, the presidential press service said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of Ukraine Mykola Doroshenko on Wednesday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan on July 1 increased by 278 and reached 8,781, the Ministry of Health said.

On June 30, the 86th meeting of the CIS Economic Council was held in a video conference format, the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction said. Uzbekistan has been chairing the CIS since January 1.

On June 30, Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the videoconference Central Asia - USA (C5 + 1).