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“Tashkent responded to Dushanbe's request and now will build a distribution center for COVID-19 patients,” the Tajik news publication Asia-Plus said in a statement.

Classes at all universities will start on January 11 in Uzbekistan, said the spokesman to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education Farhad Babashev during a briefing at the Agency of Information and Mass Communications.

Feruza gets the keys from her pocket and unlocks the door to storeroom. She opens one of the bags near the entry, gets a handful of wheat grains and shows evenly shaped reddish seeds. “Aren’t they lovely?” she asks with a touch of admiration in her voice.

Mubınabonu B., a 28-year-old Uzbekistan national, who allegedly had psychological problems, jumped from the 10th floor of a building. The incident took place at Mavişehir neighbourhood of the Karşıyaka district of Izmir at around 14:00.

Apple Inc. will soon open an office in Tashkent, the spokesman to the Information Technologies Development Ministry Sherzod Akhmatov announced at a briefing on Monday. He did not however elaborate on the opening date.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States, a court in London has ruled. The judge blocked the request because of concerns over Mr Assange's mental health and risk of suicide in the US.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took short vacation on January 4, the presidential press service said in a statment. The duration and the whereabouts of the vacation was not disclosed, the statement briefly noted that he will not leave the country.

The Uzbekistan government by its Dec. 31 resolution approved the Regulation on awarding persons who report corruption offenses or otherwise contribute to the fight against corruption, the Ministry of Justice said.

Early morning with sunrise Aziz Safarov heads to the field located a few kilometers from his village in Karakul district, Bukhara region. While he rides the bike, his wife Rajabgul sits in the backseat, holding two plastic bottles.For more than 10 years, Aziz has been renting a chunk of land from local state forestry in the desert to feed his family. 

On December 31, at about 23:00, a Chevrolet Gentra driven by the Deputy Minister of Water Resources Vokhidjon Akhmadjonov fell off a cliff on the Kamchik Pass after being hit by another car from the rear left side.

The official website of the President of Uzbekistan - president.uz has been updated. It has been working in test mode since January 1. The site was last updated in 2017, the presidential press service said.

The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed the Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency use, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from WHO since the outbreak began a year ago.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev offered his wishes to Uzbeks on the New Year. “We all know how difficult the year 2020 was for the whole world, including for our country. The coronavirus pandemic and the global crisis have become a serious test for humanity,” he said.

Today, December 31, Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the presidential press service reported.

Uzbekistan plans to launch new crossover models. The project will be implemented as part of the investment program for 2021-2023. Earlier on December 28 of this year, the President approved the investment program for 2021-2023.

On December 30, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on the Uzbekistan’s 2021 state budget law. According to the decree, from February 1, 2021, the salaries of employees of budget-financed institutions and organizations, as well as scholarships, will increase by 10%.

Two modular hospitals with 176 and 24 beds, respectively, have opened in Bishkek and the Chui province of Kyrgyzstan. The projects were completed in less than a month and were fully funded by Uzbekistan, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health said.

The Cabinet of Ministers’ December 29 issued resolution on switch-over of Uzavtosanoat to the production of electric vehicles only. Until February 1, 2021, the company was instructed to engage foreign experts and consulting companies and develop a draft concept.

Tashkent’s traffic police officers have been serving in a new uniform since December 29, the Interior Ministry said. The uniform is designed for the cold season and is water-proof. Lighter color and reflective elements make officers highly visible at any time of the day.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday delivered his address to the parliament at the Congress Hall, where he touched upon the tasks and policy reforms for the year 2021. Highlights: