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Alisher Abrorovich Usmanov became the chairman of the Security Office of the President of Uzbekistan , a government source told the Tashkent Times.

In the run-up to International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, UNDP Uzbekistan, OSCE and national partners including the National Council on Anticorruption, Anti-corruption Agency and the Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office, are presenting the joint achievements made and identifies priorities for fighting corruption in Uzbekistan at the Conference dedicated to the launch of the anti-corruption week. They are also reaffirming Uzbekistan’s commitment to preventing and addressing corruption’s impacts on local, regional and international levels.

“If you remember, we have set ourselves the goal to get even stronger from the coronavirus pandemic. Today, as this difficult year comes to an end, we can confidently say that our efforts are yielding positive results. After all, you can see with your own eyes that the pandemic is worsening in the world, while the situation is stable in Uzbekistan. God willing, at the end of this month we will inaugurate the Sergeli metro line. May we have more such bright days," Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the opening ceremony of the Tashkent Metallurgical Plant.

In 1992, Tina Gibson was nearly 2 years old when a couple donated embryos that were frozen in a clinic in the Midwest. In February 2020, one of those embryos was implanted in Ms. Gibson, an elementary schoolteacher in Knoxville, Tenn., and in October, she gave birth to a 6-pound, 13-ounce baby. Ms. Gibson and her husband, Ben, named her Molly.

Ealrier as part of the inauguration events of the Tashkent Metallurgical Plant, Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, the presidential press service said in a statement.

An online meeting of the Senate Committee on Defense and Security was held on Thursday. According to the Senate, the meeting heard a report by the Defense Minister on the progress of tasks in 10 months of 2020 on the development of the Uzbek Armed Forces and ensuring military security.

The Government of Uzbekistan Ministry of Public Education is committed to an ambitious program of systematic and comprehensive reforms. Uzbekistan is working to create an education system that can produce graduates with the critical thinking, problem solving, and practical skills that will enable them to succeed.

On December 2, the Uzbek Ambassador to Russia Botirjon Asadov met with the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.

The First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoyev made remarks at the roundtable: Freedom of Speech and Press. Development of the Uzbek Media held at the International Press Club.

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UNICEF joined the world in tracking some Heroes- Advocates & Humanitarians who are championing the cause of equal opportunities for people with disabilities. They shared their views, concerns and dreams to realize the rights of persons with disabilities.

The Tashkent City Clinical Emergency Hospital, the perinatal center and the infectious diseases hospital No. 3, previously redesigned to treat patients with coronavirus, returned to their usual mode and now are treating patients of own profile, the Ministry of Health said.

Zomin all-season ski resort is planned to be built in the Jizzakh province, the State Committee for Tourism Development said. According to the project, Zomin district will host hotels, cultural and recreational, shopping and entertainment and other tourist venues.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed еhe Establishment of additional non-business days during public holidays and transfer of non-business days in 2021 Decree, the Ministry of Justice said.

The Committee on Defense and Security of the Legislative Chamber proposed more lenient fines for improper parking, the MP Doniyor Ganiev said.

The Foreign Ministries of Uzbekistan and Germany held the 16th Round of Political Consultations, via videoconference, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Project for Improvement of Locust Management (Phase II), funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been officially launched for the benefit of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The total amount received for the project is $7.5 million, the organization said in a statement.

Two judges of the Tashkent Province Criminal Court were sacked for insulting a traffic police officer of Parkent District, another judge was reprimanded, the Supreme Court said.

Today, on December 2, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani the press service of the Uzbek leader said.

As of November 1, 43,581 people are living with HIV in Uzbekistan, the director of the Republican AIDS Center Kakhramon Yuldashev said, which is an increase by 1,483 people to the last year. This is significantly less than last year, when 3337 HIV-infected were identified in just 10 months.

Today, on December 2, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the visiting Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Russia Dmitry Kozak, the presidential press service said.