Sunday, 03, March, 2024

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President Shavkat Mirzoyev signed the Law on the Accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (Geneva, June 17, 1925).

The category of persons entitled to apply to the Constitutional Court of Uzbekistan will be expanded. This is provided for by the roadmap for the implementation of the National Human Rights Strategy.

The next high-level meeting of the Central Asia-USA in the C5+1 format will take place through video conferencing on June 30, 2020.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Additional Measures to Improve Anti-Corruption System in the Republic of Uzbekistan Decree establishing Anti-Corruption Agency in Uzbekistan.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) today handed over medical supplies to the Agency of Sanitary Epidemiological Wellbeing of Uzbekistan to assist the country in fighting COVID-19.

The Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus adopted a decision harshening lockdown restrictions. According to the document, starting from July 1, all clothing markets, as well as large retail facilities will be closed every week on Saturdays and Sundays for sanitary and disinfection works.

U.K. prosecutors may have to make a visit to an Uzbekistan jailhouse if they want to track down the owner of a 23 million-pound ($29 million) property portfolio they’re trying to freeze.

Sijjak villa, located in Bostanlyk district of Tashkent province, is being put up for sale by the State Assets Management Agency through auctions, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

The Anti-Torture Committee will be created in Uzbekistan, the Ombudsman Ulugbek Muhammadiev said today during a dialogue organized by the Yuksalish Public Movement.

The Uzbekistan unemployment rate due to the coronavirus pandemic is at 14-15%, Minister of Employment and Labor Relations Nozim Khusanov said.

In Uzbekistan, a special republican commission to combat coronavirus has unveiled new restrictions on Wednesday.

Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines has applied for operating regular flights to Uzbekistan, the Ukrainian Aviation Authority said.

MPs proposed to adopt a capital amnesty law, the press service of the Legislative chamber said. The proposal was made during the round table organized by the Committee on the Budget and Economic Reforms of the Legislative Chamber together with factions of political parties.

The Ministry of Transport is considering resuming regular flights with several foreign countries, Navruz Ashurmatov, spokesman for the ministry, said at a briefing at the Information and Mass Communications Agency on Tuesday.

The first item in the program of the stay of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the capital of the Russian Federation, Moscow, was the negotiations with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the presidential press service said.

Feruza Makhmudova became Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Israel. Her candidacy was approved by the Senate in plenary session on Friday.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has accepted the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and will pay a working visit to Moscow on June 23-24, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The number of confirmed coronavirus infection cases in Uzbekistan as of 10:00 on June 22 increased by 43 and reached 6,358, the Ministry of Health said.

An expert from Turkey, Orhan Sivrikaya, has been appointed deputy chairman of Uzbekistan Airways, the company’s data on the Corporate Information Portal noted.

Foreign tourists will be paid a compensation of $3,000 if they get infected with COVID-19 in Uzbekistan, according to a decree signed by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.