Monday, 28, November, 2022

National

Uzbek PM Abdulla Aripov met with Premier of China Li Keqiang in Sochi (Russia) last week, Xinhua reported. Abdulla Aripov said that China is Uzbekistan’s important partner and that Uzbekistan is ready, jointly with China, to make efforts to boost cooperation in the development of transport and hydropower facilities and further step up comprehensive cooperation.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree appointing Komil Allamjonov as the President’s new press secretary, concurrently - the deputy head of the President’s Executive Office.

The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Uzbekistan, Mosud Mannan, answered questions of The Tashkent Times on the current state and future of Uzbekistan-Bangladesh ties.

President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will today arrive in Tashkent, UzA reported. Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ashraf Ghani are scheduled to discuss the current state of Uzbek-Afghan ties and the priorities for advancing the long-term cooperation, as well as to exchange views on key international and regional security issues.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed the Additional Measures to Strengthen Guarantees of Citizens' Rights and Freedoms in Judicial-Investigative Procedures Decree.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United States of America Javlon Vakhabov presented his credentials to President of the United States of America Donald Trump.

This year in August, within the framework of the UN Joint Program "Building the Resilience of Communities Affected by the Aral Sea Disaster through a Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea", UN Volunteers with the assistance of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Karakalpakstan conducted a survey to assess the level of basic knowledge of the population about respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal diseases, as well as mother and child health.

About 92% of total water resources, used in sectors of the economy, is used in agriculture sector, according to the statistics.

Uzbek Defense Ministry signed a contract with RosOboronExport for the supply of twelve Mi-35 attack helicopters, RIA Novosti reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday signed a decree creating the Ministry of Innovative Development. The decree has defined the main vectors of Uzbekistan's innovative development. Earlier Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov, the former vice-president of the Academy of Sciences, was appointed as Minister of Innovative Development.

Tashkent police arrested two men, aged 23 and 29, for alleged engaging in homosexual intercourse, Yunusabad district police department said. The two reportedly met on September 3 this year and began to live together in a rented apartment.

Ibrohim Abdurakhmonov, former vice-president of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, has become the minister of the newly created Minitry of Innovative Development was headed by.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov today hosted the Government delegation of Afghanistan, which included the Senior Adviser to the President for economic affairs Houmayoun Qayumi and the Special Representative of the President for development of cooperation with CIS and Russia Mohammed Shakir Korgan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

President of Uzbekistan yesterday signed a decree creating two new posts of deputy prime ministers to the Cabinet of Ministers, thus, raising the number of vice-premiers from six to eight (including the first deputy PM), a source in the government said.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Office in Uzbekistan in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan under the intermediary of University-Industry Foundation, Yonsei University Health System conducted a National seminar on implementing of the 2nd Phase Project for Quality Improvement of Diagnosis in Patients with Infectious Disease in Uzbekistan (Strengthening Food and Water Borne Disease Surveillance) for specialists of the Ministry of Health, of Centers of State Sanitary-Epidemiological surveillance (CSSES), research institutes in the field of epidemiology, microbiology, virology, parasitology, infectious diseases and sanitary and hygiene, medical institutes and international organizations.

The delegation of Uzbekistan led by the Prosecutor General Ikhtiyor Abdullayev will visit Russia from November 29 to 30. During the visit, the Uzbekistan delegation will attend the 15th meeting of the Prosecutor General of the SCO member states and the 27th meeting of the Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General of the CIS member states, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia.

For the first time in history Uzbekistan and Afghanistan launch a direct passenger flight, a source in the government said. According to the source, on Wednesday at about 9:00 AM the first direct flight from Kabul, operated by the Afghan carrier Kam Air under a code-sharing agreement, will land in Tashkent. However the source didn’t elaborate on the flight frequency.

The Tashkent Police Department (TPD) reported that "filtration measures", the so-called Cleansing-Antiterror operation was conducted on November 25, which resulted in taking to the district police department of 363 persons in Chilanzar’s Beshkurgon mahalla (neibourhood), mainly the "visitors from Uzbekistan's various provinces who were currently jobless, without temporary registration and house rent agreement".

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev over the phone yesterday, UzA reported.

Steam-gas mixture explosion occurred at Rishton Bosmakhonasi enterprise in Rishtan district of Fergana province today in the morning with one person getting medium severity scalds (15%) and three pupils from nearby school suffering minor injuries from the shock wave, the Emergency situations ministry said.