Thursday, 24, September, 2020

National

Member of the Senate, the People's Writer of Karakalpakstan, a journalist, holder of the El-Yurt Hurmati Order, Sharap Usnatdinov has died at the age of 78, the press service of the Senate said.

Abdurakhim Muminov has been appointed as the first deputy adviser to the President in charge of protection of human rights and handling letters from individuals, UzA reported.

Uzbekistan is preparing for the second wave of the coronavirus, the Director of the Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological Wellbeing Bakhodir Yusupaliyev told Kommersant in an interview.

Agency for Cadastre will be set up under the State Tax Committee in place of the State Committee for Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography and State Cadastre (SCLRGCSC). This is provided for by the Sep.7 presidential decree on radical improvement of the system for keeping records of land and state cadastres.

On September 8, after a drief illness, Sergey Vyunenko, chairman of the board of Uzmetkombinat JSC, died, the company said in a statement.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to boost the development of Uzbekistan’s food industry and provide the population with high-quality food products Decree.

The number of EMS calls has started to rise again, the Health Ministry said in a statement. “According to the statistics for the last 5-6 days, the number of EMS calls has risen from 29.3 thousand to 34.2 thousand. The calls due to acute respiratory diseases increased from 2.2 thousand to 3.0 thousand, while due to high to high temperature, the calls increased from 2,500 to 3,500,” Farrukh Sharipov, head of a department at the Health Ministry, said. 

Tajikistan has resumed the electricity supply to Afghanistan and is considering to resume exports to Uzbekistan, Asia-Plus said.

An Uzbekistan national, 22-year-old Abdulla Soipov, has died falling from a steep cliff near a waterfall in southern Thailand, pattayapeople.ru reported.

The Uzbek government delegation will attend the upcoming SCO Foreign Ministries Council Meeting, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.