Friday, 21, February, 2020

National

The Minister of Transport, Elyor Ganiev briefed about measures taken to boost Uzbekistan's attractiveness for foreign airlines.

Uzbekistan airports will be handed over for management only following tenders , the new Minister of Transport Elyor Ganiev, today said at a news conference.

On February 19-20, Tashkent's Uzexpocenter will host an international aviation forum - Uzbekistan Airports, Aviation & Logistics Forum (UAALF-2020), organized by the Tourism Development Committee and the Ministry of Transport.

The Government of Uzbekistan will re-qualify some classified information, this is provided for by the draft 2020 State Program.

It is planned to draft Counterintelligence Bill and External Intelligence Bill; it follows from the draft 2020 State Program. The State Security Service (SSS) will be entasked to prepare the bills, along with the relevant ministries and departments.

Starting from April 1, residents of other provinces could no longer be required to have local residence inscription (propiska) to buy real estate in Tashkent city and the Tashkent province. This is provided for the draft 2020 State Program.

The Development Strategy Center presented the draft 2020 State Program for public input. The discussion will last through February 20.

By the Feb 10 Presidential Decree, Abduhalim Kholmakhmatov has been appointed First Deputy Prosecutor General, the General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

Steps are being taken to declassify historical archives until 1917 stored in the state archives, and a secret program has been developed together with the State Security Service.

Belarusian Belavia plans to launch regular flights to Tashkent in 2020, Artyom Sikorsky, director of the Aviation Department of the Belarusian Ministry of Transport and Communications, said told the Nedelya program on STV.