Thursday, 18, July, 2024

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Alisher Usmanov offered to cover half of the costs for the purchase of 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccine as part of the first stage of mass vaccination, announced the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on February 19, speaking at a session of the Council of People's Deputies of Namangan province.

On February 18, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, who arrived in Dushanbe on a working visit, was hosted by the President Emomali Rahmon.

Uzbekistan and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed a cooperation program for 2021-2025.

The Tashkent Transport University (TTU) and British universities will implement a number of joint projects. This became known following the talks between the leadership of the TTU and the officials of the University of Portsmouth, as well as Brooke House College.

The Cabinet of Ministers issued a classified resolution on the restoration of the Sardoba reservoir in Syrdarya province, said the head of the Department for Coordination of the Activities of Design and Survey Organizations under the Ministry of Construction Nasrulla Boboyev.

Air Lease Corporation announced long-term lease placements for two used Airbus A320-200 aircraft with Qanot Sharq Airlines (Uzbekistan), scheduled to deliver this March, Air Lease Corporation said in a statement on Tuesday.  This will be the first two aircraft in the fleet of the Uzbek startup airline. 

Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical (PRC) has recognized Uzbekistan as a co-author in the development of a ZF-2001 coronavirus vaccine, the Anti-Coronavirus Commission officials said at a meeting.

During the visit of the Uzbekistan government delegation to Hungary, the Deputy PM Sardor Umurzakov was hosted by the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Despite the pandemic, the volume of Uzbekistan-bound money remittances increased, topping US$ 427 million in January 2021, the Central Bank said.

Uzbekistan government delegation, led by the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov, landed on a visit to Hungary, the Dunyo news agency reported.

A regular meeting of the Republican Special Commission was held at the Cabinet of Ministers yesterday. The meeting attended by a group of MPs discussed measures for manufacture of COVID-2019 vaccines in Uzbekistan and the launch and organization of mass vaccination.

The Uzbek Ambassador to the United States Javlon Vahobov met with Daniel Unrau, Counselor for Migration at the Canadian Embassy in Uzbekistan (stationed in Moscow).

A delegation from India arrived in Jizzakh, where a meeting was held on the opening of a branch of the Sambhram Institute of Technology, said the Deputy PM Aziz Abdukhakimov.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay working visits to Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan on February 16-18б the Foreign Ministry.

Uzbekistan is in talks with 12 manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines, with the vaccination due to start in early March, the Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health Authority said.

Uzbekistan’s first charging network for electric vehicles will be built by supermarket chain Makro, following the success of a pilot at one of the company’s stores in Tashkent, the capital of Central Asia’s most populous country. 

On February 12, the President of Uzbekistan signed into law the amendments and addenda to the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes and the Administrative Responsibility Code, criminalizing a number of crimes against children. The document was published by Xalq So’zi newspaper.

The regulation.gov.uz portal has posted a draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On the establishment of the International School of Finance and Technology (ISFT)". The initiator of the project was the State Inspectorate for Quality Control of Education under the Cabinet.

Milliy Tiklanish and Adolat parties have prepared a bill amending the Criminal Code (CC), the Administrative Liability Code (), as well as the Informatization Law, said the chief of Milliy Tiklanish Alisher Qodirov.

A working group of the IKS-holding, a Russian media and research company in IT and telecommunications sector, landed in Tashkent to develop a concept and a roadmap for digitalization of Uzbekistan’s energy sector.