Thursday, 22, February, 2024

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The special anti-coronavirus commission has taken an additional decision. According to the document, from October 1 in Uzbekistan all border crossing points will be open for road, rail and air transport. At the same time, everyone must strictly observe lockdown and sanitary and hygienic rules.


In addition, all types of vehicles will have to comply with the restrictions of the special commission, which were published on August 31 this year. 

Earlier, Uzbekistan Airways officials spoke about the new rules for transporting passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Also, Uzbekistan Airports has published a detailed procedure for entering the country by air. 

Recently, Nurmat Otabekov announced when Uzbekistan will open its borders with neighboring countries. 

Later, a representative of the Ministry of Transport Navruz Ashurmatov told about the timing of the restoration of flights to other countries. 

On March 16, Uzbekistan closed air and rail services with other countries.

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

The Deputy Prime Minister in charge of development of agrarian and food spheres, Uktam Isayevich Barnoev, died at the age of 56, UzA reported. A source of Gazeta.uz in the government said that the politician had been undergoing treatment in Germany for the last week. A board has now been organized to return his body from a German hospital to Uzbekistan.

According to official figures, the number of active cases is 3,279, with 259 patients in critical condition. "As of September 16, 23:30 in Uzbekistan, the number of cases of coronavirus is at 49,162," the Ministry of Health said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a congratulatory message the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, on his election as Prime Minister of Japan, the presidential press service reported.

Uzbekistan has designated Tudakul and Kuymazar Water Reservoirs as its third Wetland of International Importance, located in the Navoi province in the south-western Kyzylkum Desert, these two reservoirs serve as water storage in the arid “desert and xeric shrubland” biogeographic region of Central Asia.

The Tourism Development Committee announced the introduction in Uzbekistan of a new procedure for registering individuals in accommodation facilities.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan as of 10:00 AM on September 16 reached 48,776, the Ministry of Health said.

The Taliban will not allow the resurgence of any threat and danger to Uzbekistan from Afghanistan, said in an interview to Uzbekistan 24 TV channel during the inter-Afghan talks in Qatar on September 12, the head of the Taliban’s political office in Doha, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

Oleg Malginov, chief of the department for addressing problems of expatriates of the Russian Foreign Ministry, has been appointed Russia's Ambassador to Uzbekistan, TASS said in a statement.

The new edition of the Citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan law took effect today on September 15. The Law was passed by the Legislative Chamber on February 18, approved by the Senate on February 28 and signed by the President on March 13 this year. The Law was published on March 15 and was set to take effect 6 months later, on September 15.

The former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti has been appointed adviser to President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on economic development, good governance and international cooperation, the ex-chief of the EBRD announced on his Twitter account.

Today, September 15, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk.

The Legislative Chamber in the first reading passed the draft new version of the Freedom of Conscience And Religious Organizations Law, announced the MP Rasul Kusherbayev.

The Central Bank will soon resume issuing gold and silver coins, the Central Bank chairman Mamarizo Nurmuratov announced at a press conference on Friday.

Rosatom plans to launch a data processing center (DPC) in Uzbekistan, announced Sergei Migalin, director for economy and finance of Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom), Kommersant said.

More than 2,300 schools will open in Uzbekistan from today bringing the total number of opened schools to 2,635, with 335 opened in early September.

573 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Uzbekistan on September 13, (578 - the day before). The total number of confirmed cases since March reached 47,423, the Ministry of Health said.

In 8 months of 2020, the money sent by Uzbeks overseas reached US$ 3.7 billion. Cash remittances dropped by or 5.4 percent or by US$ 209 million compared to the same period of 2019.

Uzbekistan welcomes the launch of inclusive talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital Doha, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

593 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Uzbekistan on September 11 (the day before - 749), bringing the total number of cases since March to 46,272, the Ministry of Health said.