Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

Durdona Rakhimova was appointed deputy mayor of Tashkent city in charge of youth policy, social development and education, replacing Elbek Shukurov, who in February was named the deputy minister of sports, the Tashkent city mayor's office said in a statement.

On March 16, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Census Bill into Law. The document was passed by the Legislative Chamber on November 21 and approved by the Senate on February 28.

The government of Uzbekistan has decided to automatically extend the validity of all visas to foreign citizens currently in the country until April 10, with no overstay penalties to be levied, the Deputy PM Aziz Abdukhakimov said.

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus in Uzbekistan has reached ten, the Health ministry said. The spouse of a passenger who arrived from Istanbul and another passenger on the same flight were said to be infected with coronavirus.

The Commonwealth 2020 military exercises of the military units of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan were held at the Fakhrobod training ground in Tajikistan’s Khatlon province. In the drill were present the defense ministers Bakhodir Kurbanova and Sherali Mirzo, the Uzbek Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

It was warm weekend, and the stretch of warm weather will continue for this week, with Monday and Tuesday being very warm and dry, the Uzhydromet said. The temperature these days will be at around + 23 degrees, while in the north, south and desert zone - up to + 26 ... + 28 degrees.

The Citizenship Bill in the new edition was signed on March 13 by the President of Uzbekistan. The document was published in the Xalq So’zi newspaper and will take effect six months later, with the exception of Articles 6 and 45 and paragraph 1 of Article 55, which will take effect on April 1.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations today sent humanitarian aid to Iran consisting of protective equipment and medicines due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, the ministry said.

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus in Uzbekistan has reached six, the Ministry of Health said. The spouse and grandson of the infected woman who arrived from France were tested positive for the virus.

Uzbekkino (Uzbek cinema) national agency suspends cinemas as part of measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the agency said.