Saturday, 11, July, 2020

National

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and CEO of the U.S.-based International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

The fourth meeting of the working group on Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO will be held on July 7, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) said.

The South Korean government will provide "comprehensive emergency assistance" worth of US$ 5 million to Uzbekistan to help combat the COVID-19 infection, the press service of the South Korean embassy in Tashkent said.

500 Chinese BAIC electric vehicles will be purchased for the Tashkent taxi service, the press service of the Tashkent mayor’s office said.

President Shavkat Mirzoyev signed the Law on the Accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (Geneva, June 17, 1925).

The category of persons entitled to apply to the Constitutional Court of Uzbekistan will be expanded. This is provided for by the roadmap for the implementation of the National Human Rights Strategy.

The next high-level meeting of the Central Asia-USA in the C5+1 format will take place through video conferencing on June 30, 2020.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Additional Measures to Improve Anti-Corruption System in the Republic of Uzbekistan Decree establishing Anti-Corruption Agency in Uzbekistan.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) today handed over medical supplies to the Agency of Sanitary Epidemiological Wellbeing of Uzbekistan to assist the country in fighting COVID-19.

The Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus adopted a decision harshening lockdown restrictions. According to the document, starting from July 1, all clothing markets, as well as large retail facilities will be closed every week on Saturdays and Sundays for sanitary and disinfection works.