Wednesday, 19, June, 2024

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Uzbekistan and Ukraine will resume direct flights in May 2021, announced the Minister of Transport/ Chairman of Uzbekistan Airways Ilkhom Makhkamov at a press conference on Wednesday.

On April 29, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Turkmenistan, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The valid regulations in Uzbekistan do not yet allow Qanot Sharq to switch over to the low-cost business model, a representative of the airline said.

Flights to Egypt will be launched from Uzbekistan’s several provinces, the Ministry of Transport said. On April 26, Minister of Transport Ilhom Mahkamov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Uzbekistan Amira Fahmy to discuss the ways to step up cooperation between the two countries in the field of civil aviation.

2 thousand Asian bustards, or beauty bustards have been set free in Kungrad district of Karakalpakstan. This unique and rare bird is listed in both Uzbekistan’s and the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red Lists of Threatened Species.

The strategic military partnership program between Uzbekistan and Russia for 2021-2025 was signed on Wednesday in Bukhara by the defense ministers of the two countries, Bakhodir Kurbanov and Sergei Shoigu, RIA Novosti reported.

The National Chamber of Innovative Healthcare held talks with AstraZeneca on the possible cooperation in a number of areas, the chamber said in statement.

The defense ministries of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation have prepared a strategic partnership program between the countries in the military field for 2021-2025, said the Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu.

A project to improve energy efficiency in construction has been launched in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the UN news service said in a statement.

At the plenary session of the Senate on April 22, the first deputy chairman of the Accounts Chamber, Bakhodir Turabov, reported on the findings of study of the effectiveness and efficiency of the project "Improving the healthcare system (Health-3)" in 2012-2019, which was financed, among other things, from the state debt.

The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit last evening. He is scheduled to hold talks with the Minister of Defense Bakhodir Kurbanov, Sputnik reported.

On April 27-May 1, a delegation of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) headed by the Director Matteo Mecacci will be visiting Uzbekistan, the Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan today received the delivery of the second batch of the Uzbek -Chinese vaccine UZ-VAC of 1 million doses, the Ministry of Health said. The first batch in the same volume was received exactly one month ago.

Yesterday, on April 26, the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Uzbekistan Hisham bin Mishaal Al Swailem, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade said.

On the night of April 27, the second batch of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was delivered to Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Health said.

The start-up airline Qanot Sharq received the delivery of the first aircraft Airbus A320 on Monday. The Deputy PM/ Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov attended the acceptance ceremony, the ministry said.

Khayrulla Umarov has been appointed director of the Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, the Ministry of Labor said.

On April 24, the Uzbek Prime Minister landed in Tajikistan on a working visit. According to Asia-Plus, Abdulla Aripov held talks with Tajik Prime Minister Kohir Rasulzoda, and discussed important areas of bilateral cooperation, including political, trade and economy, investment, industry, education and science, culture, export and import, healthcare, railways, customs, energy and other areas.

The Swiss diplomat Pierre von Arx has been appointed as the new chief of the Office of the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan. He will take up his new duties in May, Dunyo reported.

The political adviser of the Uzbek Embassy in Belarus Doniyor Obidov died from the consequences of coronavirus infection, announced the first deputy DG of the Cinema agency, Shukhrat Rizaev in his article in the Hurriyat newspaper.