Saturday, 11, July, 2020

National

U.K. prosecutors may have to make a visit to an Uzbekistan jailhouse if they want to track down the owner of a 23 million-pound ($29 million) property portfolio they’re trying to freeze.

Sijjak villa, located in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent province, is being put up for sale by the State Assets Management Agency through auctions, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

The Anti-Torture Committee will be created in Uzbekistan, the Ombudsman Ulugbek Muhammadiev said today during a dialogue organized by the Yuksalish Public Movement.

The Uzbekistan unemployment rate due to the coronavirus pandemic is at 14-15%, Minister of Employment and Labor Relations Nozim Khusanov said.

In Uzbekistan, a special republican commission to combat coronavirus has unveiled new restrictions on Wednesday.

Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines has applied for operating regular flights to Uzbekistan, the Ukrainian Aviation Authority said.

MPs proposed to adopt a capital amnesty law, the press service of the Legislative chamber said. The proposal was made during the round table organized by the Committee on the Budget and Economic Reforms of the Legislative Chamber together with factions of political parties.

The Ministry of Transport is considering resuming regular flights with several foreign countries, Navruz Ashurmatov, spokesman for the ministry, said at a briefing at the Information and Mass Communications Agency on Tuesday.

The first item in the program of the stay of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the capital of the Russian Federation, Moscow, was the negotiations with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the presidential press service said.

Feruza Makhmudova became Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Israel. Her candidacy was approved by the Senate in plenary session on Friday.