Thursday, 21, January, 2021

National

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made his first trip to Jizzakh province after his vacation on January 11. The first destination of his trip was the artillery brigade of the Central Military District, the presidential press service said.

Dilfuza Azizova has been appointed as deputy mayor of Samarkand district of Samarkand province in charge of youth policies, social development and education, the provincial governor’s office said.

Differentiated fare system could be introduced at the Tashkent metro before June 2021, announced the acting Minister of Transport Ilkhom Makhkamov.

The Committee of the Legislative Chamber on Democratic Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations and Citizens' Self-Government Bodies, together with the Senate, the Cabinet of Ministers and the National Center for Human Rights, held a round table on the topic “Topical issues of further enhancing women’s role and status in public administration, the Legislative Chamber said in a statement.

Saida Mirziyoyeva met with Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Kelley Currie. “We had a face-to-face meeting with the Ambassador-at-Large Kelley Currie. As the Deputy Chair of the Media Foundation's Board of Trustees and the member of the Gender Equality Commission, I believe it is important to draw the public’s attention to the problems of gender equality and facilitate the self-realization for women," she said in her Telegram channel.

According to the Department of Mosques of the Muslim Board, 256 mosques have been reconstructed and 308 were overhauled in Uzbekistan over the past three years.

Today, on January 10 at 17:10, part of a six-story building under construction collapsed in Jizzakh city, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.

From 2021, public procurement tenders will be held online. The new edition of Public Procurement Law is being reviewed by parliament. In order to ensure openness and transparency in the conduct of tenders and bids, starting from this year, tenders will be held fully online, announced the Deputy Finance Minister Odilbek Isakov at a session of the International Press Club.

The Deputy PM/Chairman of Tourism Development Committee Aziz Abdukhakimov at a briefing at the Agency of Information and Mass Communications on Saturday spoke about the tourism sector figures in 2020 and the objectives for 2021.

Officers of the State Security Service and the Department for Combating Economic Crimes under the General Prosecutor's Office curbed corruption offenses committed by officials in several provinces, the Uzbekistan 24 reported.