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President Shavkat Mirziyoyev criticized the state of affairs in the Uzbek civil aviation at a meeting dedicated to the development of the transport system, the presidential press service said in a statement.

As of February 2020, Uzbekistan citizens will need to pay a fee of €80 instead of €60 as they did so far, when applying for a Schengen Visa from Uzbekistan.

Young potential leaders aged from 20 to 29 will for 10 days occupy the posts of mayors of Andijan province cities and districts, as well as deputy governors of the provincial administration, the Andijan’s governor, Shukhrat Abdurakhmanov announced at Jan 27 local government meeting, the governor’s office said.

Delegation of Cotton Campaign global coalition will be visiting in Uzbekistan from January 29 to February 6, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The daughter of the former Uzbekistan dictator is set to lose her vast property empire as anti-corruption investigators attempt to seize her assets, Daily Mail reported. 

Uzbekistan population as of January 1, 2020 topped to 33.9 million people, increasing by 650.3 thousand, or 2%.year-to-year, the State Committee on Statistics said in a report.

On January 23, at 1:50 AM in Chirakchi’s Langar village in Kashkadarya province, the 32-year-old Yu.A. died in the local police department.

The Government of Uzbekistan and the World Bank signed today an advisory services agreement for modernizing the country’s civil aviation sector. This is the second such agreement, following-up on a previously signed agreement which was completed in August 2019.

Uzbekistan government delegation led by the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Germany on January 27-30.

India has offered a US$ 40 million soft line of credit to Uzbekistan for purchasing military equipment, the India Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Sri Santosh Jah said.

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to UK, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from January 29 to February 4.

At the International Congress Center in Tashkent City business district, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev delivered his address to the Senate and the Legislative Chamber.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, today in his address to the parliament, proposed to declare the year 2020 as the Year of Development of Science, Education and the Digital Economy.

Uzbekistan ranks 153rd out of 180 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2019, with a score of 25, up from 23 in 2018 and shares the rank with the Central African Republic, Cameroon, Comoros and Tajikistan.

The Public Fund for Support and Development of National Mass Media has been registered by the Ministry of Justice as a NGO and has officially started its activities, the Fund’s Telegram channel said.

The Legislative Chamber at a meeting on January 22 reviewed and approved the candidates for members of the government.

Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov presented a list of members of the Cabinet of Ministers for approval by the Legislative Chamber, a source in the parliament said.

The Jan 24 address of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the joint session of the two chambers of Oliy Majlis will be broadcast live on the state and private TV channels. The broadcast start time is 11 AM Tashkent time.

The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent issued a statement clarifying on its role in the departure of the blogger Nafosat Ollashukorova from Uzbekistan:

Economists generally agree that migration drives growth. Internal migration, from rural (and usually poorer regions) to cities, has historically underwritten economic development and poverty reduction. Think of the Industrial Revolution, which saw migrants surge into burgeoning urban centers.