Thursday, 24, September, 2020


The Uzbekistan Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov will be the first high-ranking foreign government official to visit Tajikistan since the pandemic.

Uzbek national Abdulkadir Masharipov sentenced over gun attack on Istanbul nightclub which took 39 lives, injuring 70 others, Anadolu said.

In Uzbekistan, 30-40 thousand coronavirus tests are being done every day, member of the anti-coronavirus headquarters, Rustam Ikramov said on Monday.

After a six-month break, 329 public schools in Uzbekistan have resumed classes starting from September 7, the Ministry of Public Education said.

Uzbekistan is considering to purchase Russia’s fast track vaccine against coronavirus and is monitoring the epidemiological situation overseas, exploring the possibility of resuming flights, said Bakhodir Yusupaliev, Director of the Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological/First Deputy Minister of Health, this in a briefing today.

800 Asian bustards, or beauty bustards have been set free in Tomdi, Konimekh and Uchquduq districts of the Navoi province, the press service of the State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection reported. The event was held on September 2 and 3 by the Committee, the Emirates Center for the Conservation of the Bustard Beauty (UAE) and Falcon Hunting Solutions.

The Uzbekistan team was placed third in the overall standings at the International Army Games, said the Uzbek Minister of Defense, Major General Bakhodir Kurbanov.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued the Measures to further improve the mechanisms for collecting, processing and storing information on foreign legal entities operating through a representative office, branch or permanent establishment and individuals carrying out entrepreneurial activities Resolution.

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan to assist its fight against COVID-19. This assistance is just the latest donation by the United States of critical supplies in response to Uzbekistan’s request for international assistance related to the pandemic.  

Please note that the editorial staff of the Tashkent Times is going on vacation and that the company office will be closed until September 2. We have to take this break to come back refreshed as we had a hard year with ups and downs, and somewhat affected by the pandemic. We offer you our warmest greetings!