Friday, 03, February, 2023

National

Journalist Furkat Yusupov perished in Karakalpakstan. Kruz.Uz reported today. On Saturday evening, Furkat reportedly met with four classmates and went for a swim in a canal. One of the girls decided to have a dip and started drowning. Furkat's friend man rushed to help her, but he could not cope with the current either. Then Furkat tried to help his friends. As a result, none of the three could swim out.

New chiefs have been appointed at the tax departments n Karakalpakstan and four provinces, the committee said in a statement.

Bekzod Abdrimov, acting deputy mayor of Urgench district in Khorezm province, was arrested red-handed when while taking 5 million soums in bribe from a local resident on July 1, Akhborot 24 news program on Uzbekistan 24 reported.

Tuberculosis (TB) laboratory experts from Uzbekistan returned today from a U.S.-sponsored study tour of Kazakhstan’s National Center for Tuberculosis and Pulmonology and regional TB laboratories in Almaty and Astana, where they met with Kazakhstani counterparts and shared information on TB testing and laboratory management.

The Samarkand city criminal court today reviewed and upheld the request of the province prosecutor office to arrest Sanat Umarov, accused of Abuse Of Power and Using Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Criminal Code of Uzbekistan.

Technovation Uzbekistan, a project designed by a team of U.S. exchange program alumnae from Uzbekistan, has become one of the 70 winners of the United States Department of State 2018 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) competition.

President of Uzbekistan signed a decree on improving the system of social rehabilitation and adaptation, as well as the prevention of domestic and family violence Monday.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Ratification of the Agreement between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Tajikistan on Some Sections of the Uzbek-Tajik State Border Bill into Law Tuesday. The law was passed by the Legislative Chamber on May 31 and was approved by the Senate on June 28.

Kashkadarya province criminal court announced the verdict Monday against Zokir Aliyev, 46, a native of Kashkadarya province, a U.S. citizen who has no criminal record, the official representative of the Supreme Court Aziz Abidov said.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Mediation Bill into Law Tuesday. The bill was passed by the Legislative Chamber on June 12, 2018 and was approved by the Senate on June 28, 2018. The law will take effect on January 1, 2019.

Samarkand province Kattakurgan city police officer Sanat Umarov forced a woman, who was detained for theft, to strip naked, with the General Prosecutor's Office taking the case under special control, the chief of the Prosecutor office PR department Surayo Rakhmonova said.

President issued a decree Wednesday renaming Hi-Tech City, the international high-tech innovations business district to be built in Tashkent, to Delta City.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed Further Measures to Optimize the Procedure of Entry of Foreign Citizens into Uzbekistan Decree Wednesday.

President Mirziyoyev signed a decree Sunday which added the post of trade and economic adviser at the Uzbek embassies in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, the Foreign Ministry said.

The regular talks of working groups of the Joint Uzbek-Turkmen Intergovernmental Commission on Delimitation and Demarcation of the State Border between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan were held in Turkmenistan from June 25 to July 1, 2018.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Treaty between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Turkey on Extradition Bill into Law. The bill was passed by the Legislative Chamber on June 26 and approved by the Senate on June 28, the Xalq So’zi newspaper published Tuesday.

Merritz, an international law firm with offices in London and Dubai, announces its expansion plans to cover the CIS market with an office based in Tashkent starting its operations as soon as July 2018, the company said in a statement.

The Secretary of the Security Council under the President of Uzbekistan Viktor Mahmudov and Assistant to the President - Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan Nurlan Yermekbayev held regular consultations in Tashkent Wednesday, the press service of the President of Kazakhstan.

Ambassador of the United States of America H.E. Pamela Spratlen is ending her posting in Uzbekistan, she said at a reception in Tashkent in honor of the U.S .Independence Day Friday. Among the guests of the evening was the Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov.

In a new Trafficking In Persons report, the U.S. State Department upgraded Uzbekistan from Tier 3 to Tier Watch List. The department’s annual report, which is aimed at curbing human trafficking, was unveiled in a ceremony in Washington on June 28 by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.