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Officers of the State Security Service and the Anti-Corruption Agency have detained the senior investigator of the Andijan province police department and the head of the temporary detention center of thу department, Uzbekistan 24 TV channel reported.

The Bukhara city prosecutor Jasur Fozilov has been dismissed from his post, the General Prosecutor's Office said. He was dismissed from office at his own free will and is now reportedly awaiting to be moved to another role.

Students of Muhammad al-Khwarizmi IT School of Information Technology have developed a mobile app dedicated to the works of Alisher Navoi. His ghazals and rubais have been translated into 7 languages ​​and were added to an app. It will soon be available to download from the AppStore and Google Play Market.

The Tajik Minister of Education and Science, Muhammadyusuf Imomzoda, announced that a joint Tajik-Uzbek university would be opened this year.

At the Feb. 5 meeting of the CEC Zainiddin Nizomhojaev was elected chairman of the Central Election Commission, replacing Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov, who was elected chairman of the Constitutional Court.

On the sidelines of the meeting of heads of government of the Eurasian Economic Union member and observer states in Almaty Prime Ministers Abdulla Aripov met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Ulugbek Maripov, the press service of the Kyrgyz government said.

US$ 2.5 billion will be drawn to develop Uzbekistan’s digital infrastructure in the next two years, said the PM Abdulla Aripov in his remarks at the session of the forum "Digital Reboot: A Breakthrough into a New Reality" in Almaty on February 5.

The 2021 annual conference of the Uzbek-British Trade and Industry Council (UBTIC) welcomed over 450 delegates on February 3-4, the largest ever audience in the 25-year history of the council.

Uzbekistan has established diplomatic relations with San Marino - one of the smallest states in the world (61 sq. Km), Dunyo reported.

The first meeting of the tripartite working group on the implementation of the Mazar-i-Sharif-Kabul-Peshawar railway project was held in Tashkent on 2 February, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade reported.

The Uzbek authorities managed to better mitigate the consequences of the COVID pandemic than most other developing countries, stated Suma Chakrabarti, adviser to the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on economic development, good governance and international cooperation.

The Uzbek Foreign Ministry has announced that Polish journalist Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska had been accredited. The Polish journalist and correspondent for Qatar's Al Jazeera in Uzbekistan, has been accredited by the Foreign Ministry, the press service of the Ministry said.

Uzbekistan and Russia are preparing a solid program for the upcoming state visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Russian Federation, said the Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

The Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations urged the Uzbeks in Russia not to participate in mass protests in various parts of the Russian Federation and are not authorized by the authorities of this country.

The staff of Samarqand Darvoza (SD) MALL on January 28 turned off the power supply to the trading floor and warehouse of the Makro supermarket chain (Darvoza Savdo).

Two electric vehicles charging stations have been installed in Tashkent city, the Ministry of Energy said in a statement.According to the ministry, systemic work is being carried out in pursuance of the President’s Additional measures to increase the energy efficiency of economy and reduce dependence on fuel and energy products by attracting available resources Decree.

At the Feb. 3 meeting, MPs of the Legislative Chamber approved the termination of the powers of some members of the current composition of the Central Election Commission and the election of new members, the Yuksalish movement said.

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and the World Health Organization have released the first interim forecast of COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide as part of the COVAX Initiative (PDF).

On February 2, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Afghanistan delegation inclufding the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Hanif Atmar, and Chief of Staff to President Ghani, Muhammad Shakir Korgar, the presidential press service said.

On February 2, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with the leaders of political parties, the presidential press service said. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that it is important that political parties via their parliamentary corps study social and economic problems on the ground, put forward proposals for their solution, as well as exercise effective parliamentary and public control.