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The list of world’s most powerful passports for 2020 was recently released with Uzbekistan at the 86th rank. The Henley Passport Index 2020 showed Uzbekistan’s position 1 rank lower in 2020 than it had been the previous year. Nevertheless, Uzbek passport holders can still access 57 countries visa free.

Mayors of districts and cities, heads of tax authorities, the center of sanitary and epidemiological welfare and other structures in Andijan province will get badges based on successes and shortcomings in their work.

Agency for Youth Affairs will appear instead of the Youth Union, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on June 30. The head of state announced plans to create a new structure back in December 2019.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan at 17:00 on July 6 rose by 141 and reached 10,284, the Ministry of Health said.

Kovipir, a drug based on Favipiravir active ingredient will be produced in Uzbekistan against coronavirus, the adviser to the Minister of Innovative Development Isajon Sultanov said.

Uzbekistan will join the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, according to the President’s draft Accession to an International Treaty decree posted for public input.

The international health organization Project Hope (USA) sent humanitarian aid to Uzbekistan to counter the coronavirus pandemic, Dunyo reported.

An official of the capital construction department of the Tashkent mayor’s office, abusing his official position, promised to allocate 1 hectare of unused land in Chilanzar district in return of US$ 1.4 million, the State Security Service said.

Marco Mantovanelli started his assignment as World Bank Country Manager for Uzbekistan on July 1, 2020. He has replaced Hideki Mori, who was in this position since March 2017 and has moved to a new assignment in New Delhi, where he will be working as the Bank’s Operations Manager for India.

On July 1, Minister of Transport Elyor Ganiev had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Transport of Kyrgyzstan Janat Beishenov, the Uzbek Ministry of Transport said in a statement.

As of July 2, 2020, 17:00 in Uzbekistan, the number of cases of coronavirus infection is 8,996 (+92), the Ministry of Health said in a statement. Currently, the number of active cases of infection is 3,122 people.

On June 30, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a video conference on issues of ensuring justice and combating corruption, the presidential press service said.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the newly appointed Ambassador of Ukraine Mykola Doroshenko on Wednesday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan on July 1 increased by 278 and reached 8,781, the Ministry of Health said.

On June 30, the 86th meeting of the CIS Economic Council was held in a video conference format, the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction said. Uzbekistan has been chairing the CIS since January 1.

On June 30, Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov attended the videoconference Central Asia - USA (C5 + 1).

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and CEO of the U.S.-based International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Adam Boehler, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

The fourth meeting of the working group on Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO will be held on July 7, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) said.

The South Korean government will provide "comprehensive emergency assistance" worth of US$ 5 million to Uzbekistan to help combat the COVID-19 infection, the press service of the South Korean embassy in Tashkent said.

500 Chinese BAIC electric vehicles will be purchased for the Tashkent taxi service, the press service of the Tashkent mayor’s office said.