Sunday, 10, December, 2023


The CIS countries are preparing a joint statement by the heads of state on cooperation in the field of international cyber security, the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry said.

As of July 1, the resident population of Uzbekistan stands at 34.19 million people, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan reached 14,581, having increased by 496 last day (494 a day earlier), the Ministry of Health said.

On July 16, the Uzbek Foreign Minister of Abdulaziz Kamilov will attend the maiden China-Central Asia ministerial meeting in a video conference format, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The area of ​​forest plantations on the dry bottom of the Aral Sea during the winter-spring period increased to 1.2 million hectares, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) said.

Akmal Burkhanov has been appointed Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan surpassed 14 thousand (14,085), the Ministry of Health said. 494 new cases were detected (594 a day earlier) on July 14, including 303 in quarantine facilities and 191 among the population.

The former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti was awarded the Dustlik (transl. Friendship) Order. The decree on this was signed by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Uzbekistan slipped by 6 places to the 87th among 193 states in the latest E-Government Development Survey 2020 laaunched on July 10.

On July 15-17, Hungarian delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó will visit Uzbekistan, the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Since the beginning of global spread of the pandemic, Member and Observer States of the Turkic Council have established a close cooperation in fight against pandemic.

Uzbekneftegaz will set up charging stations for electric vehicles in Tashkent next year, the presidential decree noted.

The Anti-Coronavirus Commission has taken a decision introducing additional lockdown restrictions from July 13 to August 1.

Officials of Uzbekistan and the European Union held the fifth round of talks on a new comprehensive bilateral agreement online on July 9-10, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Uzbekistan intends to participate in the Blue Dot Network, a US program for promoting global, sustainable infrastructure development around the world, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) said in a statement.

From July 13, Uzbekistan will stop air and rail transportation on domestic routes, the press secretary of the Ministry of Transport Navruz Ashurmatov said at a briefing on Friday.

The text of the following statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the Governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of a C5+1 meeting of the Secretary of State and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the C5 states.

The Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan (MoHSSE), the Delegation of the European Union in Uzbekistan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a cross-border initiative aimed at supporting the economic empowerment of Afghan women through education grants to study in Uzbekistan. 

On July 8, the Tashkent’s Yashnabad District Criminal Court issued a decision to end the criminal case against Said-Abdulaziz Yusupov, his lawyer Arslon Shaimardonov said.

The National Anti-Coronavirus Commission approved a decision to restrict the vehicles circulation from July 10 to August 1. As reported earlier lockdown measures would be tightened during this period due to an increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases. At a meeting the day before, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to take measures to contain the pandemic.