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The former President of Kyrgyzstan, Askar Akayev, commended the reforms carried out in Uzbekistan during the Presidency of Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

On November 26, 2020, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Lee Mi-kyung, in Seoul, the ministry said.

Uzbekistan will restore its membership in the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) from 2021. This decision was made on November 23 at the annual session by the committee of plenipotentiaries of the JINR member states, the Academy of Sciences reported.

A center for training and retraining of Uzbek and Afghan nurses will open in Termez in the second half of 2021. Germany has also pledged US$ 10 million euros to strengthen the role of women in public administration, the Senate said in a statement.

The Ministry of Justice posted the government’s draft additional measures to improve the legal literacy of civil servants resolution for public input.

On November 25, at about 12:35 pm, a family of four died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Khavas district of the Syrdarya province, the General Prosecutor's Office said.

The Polish Oil and Gas Company and the Solidarity Fund of Poland provided humanitarian aid worth of US$ 300,000 to Uzbekistan, Dunyo reported.

A vaccine production unit and a testing laboratory meeting high international standards will be set up in Uzbekistan. This is provided for by the president’s Comprehensive Measures to Develop Biotechnology and Improve the System for Ensuring the Uzbekistan’s Biological Security Decree, the Uzbekistan 24 reported.

On November 20, Uzbekistan issued dual tranches of Eurobonds worth US$ 555 million and 2 trillion soums with maturities in 2030 and 2023, respectively. The yield on dollar-denominated eurobonds is 3.7%, while those denominated in soums are 14.5% per annum.

On November 24, the Foreign Minister Kamilov delivered a video message to the online 2020 Afghanistan Conference in Geneva, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Uzbekistan Embassy in Moscow has launched an e-platform for expat workers in Russia, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Trials of the Chinese vaccine against coronavirus have been launched in Uzbekistan. According to the Pharmaceutical Industry Development Agency, the decision to conduct trials of the Chinese recombinant vaccine against coronavirus in Uzbekistan was taken at the talks between the Ministry of Innovation and officials of the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences as well as the Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Russia is concerned about the continuing degradation of the situation in Afghanistan, the IS militants are concentrating in the north of the country for expansion into the Central Asia, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, RIA Novosti reported.

As part of his stay in the United States, the first deputy chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Sodiq Safoev on November 18 met with the U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), Dunyo said.

The Criminal Code of Uzbekistan could be supplemented with an article on illicit enrichment of an official. This was discussed at the second meeting of the National Anti-Corruption Council on November 21, the Anti-Corruption Agency said.

The Tashkent city mayor’s office, through direct public procurement, purchased 4,965 portraits of the president worth 999.05 million soums, US$ 98 thousand, in the data given by the public procurement portal.

In January-October, Uzbekistan increased the export of passenger cars by 66.8% compared to the same period last year. During this period, Uzbek carmakers exported US$ 127.2 million worth of 13,310 cars, while US$ 50.9 million worth of cars were exported in ten months of the last year, said the spokesman to the State Statistics Committee Usmon Abdurasulov.

The government of Uzbekistan issued resolution on November 20, approving the list of goods subject to mandatory digital labelling in 2020-2022, Norma.uz said.

As reported earlier, pupils of school №43 in Andijan were forced to greet local officials outdoors without warm clothing, which prompted forming of a working group by the Public Education Ministry.

The tireless August sun was still on the horizon when Bobomurod Abdullayev left his Bishkek apartment. He had little to do in those days. The pandemic had trapped him in Kyrgyzstan, where he had attended a course for journalists and former political prisoners at the American University of Central Asia.