Thursday, 22, April, 2021

National

On Saturday, April 10, a The EU’s special system of preferences for sustainable development and good governance (GSP +) will take effect for Uzbekistan, to which Uzbekistan was admitted as a beneficiary country under the General Scheme of Preferences (GSP).

The Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Christine Linde is expected to visit Uzbekistan on April 13-14, announced at a briefing today the spokesman to the President of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov. Ann Christine Linde is scheduled to be hosted by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

On April 10-11, 2021, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Qatar, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a visit to South Korea and Russia in the coming months. The OSCE Chairman-in-Office will arrive in Uzbekistan next week, as well as online summit will be held with the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

The Senate will convene for the fourteenth plenary session on April 23, the upper house of parliament said. At the online session, it is planned to review:

The governors of Kashkadarya province Zoir Mirzaev and Navoi province Kobil Tursunov wre reprimanded. During yesterday's online government meeting, the prosecutor of the Kashkadarya province, the head of the provincial police department, and the prosecutor of Navoi province were also reprimanded.

An online summit of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled for next week, the spokesman to the President of Uzbekistan Sherzod Asadov told reporters at a briefing on Friday.

The Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education and the Swiss Embassy in Uzbekistan are implementing a project to support vocational education reform. The project is designed for 2021-2033, the Ministry of Higher Education said.

The President of Uzbekistan signed a decree appointing Gairat Fazilov as the Deputy Foreign Minister on April 8, the Foreign Ministry said.

The procedure for expanding the network of cinemas was approved by the president’s Measures to elevate the cinema and film industry to a qualitatively new level and to further improve the system of state support to the industry Decree.