Saturday, 25, May, 2024

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The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Pardoning a group of persons serving a sentence who sincerely repented of their deeds and firmly embarked on the path of correction" on the eve of the national holiday Navruz Decree, with various pardon measures applied in relation 140 citizens on the occasion of the Navruz Holiday.

“Water is more than just a resource,” says Kakhramon Djumaboev, a researcher at the Central Asian Regional Representative office of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Tashkent. “Think of water as life; it is everyone’s responsibility to save it. In a country like Uzbekistan with scarce water resources, every drop of the water should count.” 

The famous children's writer Khudoyberdi Tukhtaboev died at the age of 88, the Writers’ Union said. Khudoyberdi Tukhtaboev was born on December 17, 1932 in Katta Tagob village, Fergana province. He became an orphan early, and was brought up by his grandfather and grandmother.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the Uzbeks on the Navruz holiday. The head of state delivered his congratulations on March 21 at the capital's Humo Arena complex, where celebrations were held on the occasion of the holiday.

126 people were tested positive for coronavirus in Uzbekistan on March 19, the Ministry of Health said, bringing the total number of registered cases to 81,221.

The Hampton by Hilton hotel will be built in the Tashkent's Abdula Qodiri Park on ​​0.75 hectares. The time capsule laying ceremony in the foundation took place on March 20, the city mayor's office said.

The Tourism Development Committee unveiled the new procedure for entering the country, established by the anti-coronavirus commission.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to further develop multilateral cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation Decree, the Norma reported.

A special meeting of the Tashkent Province Council of People's Deputies was held in Nurafshan (Administrative center of Tashkent province) chaired by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

The meeting of the Council of the Framework Agreement on Trade and Investment between the Governments of the United States and Central Asia (TIFA) will take place on March 29 - April 2 online, Dunyo reported with reference to the Uzbek Embassy in the United States.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, during a trip to the Tashkent province on Thursday, commented on reports that the Shovvozsoy resort was built for the leadership of Uzbekistan.

On March 18, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Chinaz district of Tashkent province to get familiar with the work in the water resources sector, the presidential press service said.

An informal summit of Turkic-speaking countries will be held in Kazakhstan in late March. The council members are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, with Hungary having an observer status.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is responding to on-going challenges for Uzbekistan’s real economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic by providing financing to local small and medium-sized enterprises through local banks.

On March 16, the largest number of coronavirus cases was recorded in Uzbekistan in recent months - 115 people. On March 14, the largest number of COVID-19 cases in recent months was recorded in Uzbekistan - 111 people. The last time the daily increase of more than 110 people was observed in December last year.

The United States congratulates Uzbekistan on the successful arrival of 660,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines today. This shipment was made possible through the COVAX Advance Market Commitment, a global initiative to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.  The United States recently completed an initial $2 billion obligation—out of a total planned $4 billion— to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to support the COVAX Advance Market Commitment, making the U.S. the single largest donor to COVAX.

A branch of the Moscow Multifunctional Migration Center has opened in Tashkent, the Yashnabad district mayor’s office said.

On March 17, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the first President of Kazakhstan - Nursultan Nazarbayev, the presidential press service said.

Last night, Uzbekistan received the first batch of 660,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX program. Uzbekistan will receive a total of 2.64 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, with 35-40% due in Q1 of 2021. The remaining will be shipped from Q2 as they are produced and distributed around the world.

On March 16, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov, the presidential press service said.