Tuesday, 24, April, 2018

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at a meeting in the Saykhunobod district of the Syrdarya province on April 13 touched upon the issue of forced labour of teachers and medical workers ahead of his trips to the province.

A large 300,000 tons of ammonia and 360,000 tons of carbamide per year plant will be built in Yangier city of Sirdaryo province in 2019-2023, with technologies from South Korea, Germany, Japan, China and other countries, President Mirziyoyev said the Syrdarya province meeting ended by the local authorities, MPs and the public.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today arrived in Syrdarya province, the President's press service said. The head of the state visited the province last May. The purpose of the visit is to familiarize himself with the work aimed at improving the infrastructure, changes in the social sphere, as well as projects in various sectors of the economy.

Maruf Usmonov has been appointed as the mayor of Kokand city in the Ferghana province, the mayor's office said. Earlier, from March 2017 Maruf Usmonov had served as chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Civil Oversight bill into law. The law was developed to regulate affairs related to the exercise by citizens of Uzbekistan of the constitutional right to participate in the governance through exercise of civil oversight over the government activities.

ROSATOM State Corporation is currently discussing with the Government of Uzbekistan an agreement on the construction of a nuclear power plant, the general director of RosAtom Alexei Likhachev said at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Deputy Interior Minister, chief of the Tashkent Police Department (TPD) Rustam Juraev commented on the "trend to grow beards" among the Tashkent’s youth at a meeting with the residents of Uchtepa district on Tuesday.

Sherzod Davlyatovich Kudbiev, who worked as the mayor of Tashkent’s Mirzo-Ulugbek District as of September 2016, has been appointed Minister of Employment and Labor Relations replacing Aktam Khaitov who was appointed as interim chairman of the Council of Farmers and Land Owners, the ministry said.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health and the Republican Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Tuberculosis and Pulmonology, officially launched the Center for Innovative Distance Training and Monitoring in Tashkent and its regional satellite office in Bukhara.

25-year-old US national on Chevrolet Captiva hit a 33-year old woman in downtown Tashkent, last week Tashkent Police Department said in a statement.