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Uzbekistan government delegation, led by the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov, landed on a visit to Hungary, the Dunyo news agency reported.

A regular meeting of the Republican Special Commission was held at the Cabinet of Ministers yesterday. The meeting attended by a group of MPs discussed measures for manufacture of COVID-2019 vaccines in Uzbekistan and the launch and organization of mass vaccination.

The Uzbek Ambassador to the United States Javlon Vahobov met with Daniel Unrau, Counselor for Migration at the Canadian Embassy in Uzbekistan (stationed in Moscow).

A delegation from India arrived in Jizzakh, where a meeting was held on the opening of a branch of the Sambhram Institute of Technology, said the Deputy PM Aziz Abdukhakimov.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay working visits to Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on February 16-18б the Foreign Ministry.

Uzbekistan is in talks with 12 manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines, with the vaccination due to start in early March, the Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health Authority said.

Uzbekistan’s first charging network for electric vehicles will be built by supermarket chain Makro, following the success of a pilot at one of the company’s stores in Tashkent, the capital of Central Asia’s most populous country. 

On February 12, the President of Uzbekistan signed into law the amendments and addenda to the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes and the Administrative Responsibility Code, criminalizing a number of crimes against children. The document was published by Xalq So’zi newspaper.

The regulation.gov.uz portal has posted a draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On the establishment of the International School of Finance and Technology (ISFT)". The initiator of the project was the State Inspectorate for Quality Control of Education under the Cabinet.

Milliy Tiklanish and Adolat parties have prepared a bill amending the Criminal Code (CC), the Administrative Liability Code (), as well as the Informatization Law, said the chief of Milliy Tiklanish Alisher Qodirov.

A working group of the IKS-holding, a Russian media and research company in IT and telecommunications sector, landed in Tashkent to develop a concept and a roadmap for digitalization of Uzbekistan’s energy sector.

The Uzbek Ambassador to the United States, Javlon Vakhabov, held talks with the chairman of the Uzbekistan Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Congressman (R. Miss.) Trent Kelly, Dunyo reported.

This year, Uzbekistan has to attract 1.7 million foreign tourists, President Shavkat Miriziyoyev instructed at the Feb. 10 government meeting.

The State Tourism Development Committee and the Ministry of Sports will be merged. The new department will be headed by Aziz Abdukhakimov.

Uzbekistan exported US$ 78.87 million worth of cotton fiber in 2020, a 65.35% decrease to 2019. The decrease was due to the production and export of high value-added textile products.

The Special Republican Anti-Coronavirus Commission at the Feb. 11 meeting decided to lift the restriction for flights between Uzbekistan and Germany, the Ministry of Health said.

The Special Republican Anti-Coronavirus Commission at the Feb. 11 meeting decided to certify the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in Uzbekistan and begin work on its registration, the Ministry of Health said.

The Uzbekistan authorities will have vaccinated 20% of the population from coronavirus before 2022, said Botirjon Kurbanov, the deputy chief of sanitary-epidemiological welfare and public health authority. 

On February 10, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, the Uzbek presidency website said.

At the Wednesday government meeting, Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to begin preparations for the public vaccination against coronavirus in Uzbekistan.