Thursday, 22, February, 2024

National

On November 15-22, the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to the United States, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said.

In early 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent in cooperation with American Councils for International Education (American Councils), will launch the “American Window” initiative throughout the Republic of Uzbekistan.

All universities in Uzbekistan will reopen classes and campuses on Monday, November 16, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education said in a statement.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in the Kashkadarya province on November 12 to get acquainted with the progress of socio-economic reforms, large projects, as well as for a dialogue with the ordinary people, the presidential press service said.

The Uzbekistan Government by its Nov. 11 resolution approved the creation of South Ustyurt National Park in Karakalpakstan’s Kungrad district on 1.45 million hectares in the form of a state environmental institution.

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan will provide economic and humanitarian assistance to Kyrgyzstan, the press service of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said.

The Uzbekistan government issued a resolution on November 11 rescheduling the population census from 2022 to 2023, the State Statistics Committee said in a statement.

The ninth plenary session of the Senate will convene online on November 20, the Senate said. Senators will review the State Genomic Registration Bill, Amendments and Addenda to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan Due to Further Strengthening of Guarantees of the Rights of Owners Bill, Amendments and Addenda to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Connection with Measures Taken to Mitigate the Negative Impact on the Economic Sectors of Coronavirus Pandemic and the Global Crisis Bill, Establishment of Title of Honorary Geologist of the Republic of Uzbekistan Bill and Establishment of the Day of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan Bill.

Iman Karimova, the daughter of Gulnara Karimova posted a message on October 22 on her Instagram page regarding her mother's health. She said that "her mother’s condition has worsened dramatically over the past few days."

The government posted a draft resolution for public input on November 11 proposing to supplement the current regulations to combat traffic violations, UzA reported. The draft document was published by the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the end of September.

The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, the Uzbek presidency website said.

Uzbekistan considers it important to connect Afghanistan in the integration processes in Central Asia for the earliest possible achievement of peace and stability in this country.

In Uzbekistan, from April 1, 2021, the sale of high grade flour without micronutrients will be banned. This is provided for by the President’s Additional Measures to Ensure Healthy Nutrition of the Population Decree.

The mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) in Uzbekistan has been postponed until the first half of 2021, Uzatom agency said.

The Secretary General of the Turkic Council Baghdad Amreyev welcomes the Joint Declaration by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and President of the Russian Federation regarding a complete ceasefire and cessation of all hostilities in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict from 10 November 2020.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today hosted the visiting Chairman of the Supreme Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, the presidential press service said.

On November 9, the Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade, Sardor Umurzakov met with the UAE Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction has developed a draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers, which proposes a temporary ban or restriction to purchase of 302 items of foreign-made goods and services provided by foreign entities.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev called on the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to develop and adopt a plan to assist the reconstruction of Afghanistan as soon as possible.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev today addressed the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. In his remarks, Shavkat Mirziyoyev announced a number of initiatives aimed at strengthening international cooperation and restoring the economies of SCO countries after the recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.