Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

Wildberries, the Russian online retailer, has expressed “increased interest” in entering the e-commerce market of Uzbekistan, Uztekstilsanoat association said.

Maqsuda Mustafaeva became the mayor of Kashkadarya’s Karshi district, replacing Gairat Begaliev. Her candidacy was approved at the extraordinary session of the district council of people's deputies on March 4, the governor’s office said.

The National Guard together with other Uzbek security forces hosted a joint crisis response exercise with U.S. Central Command from Feb. 24 – March 2, 2020 in order to strengthen security cooperation and improve interoperability.

On March 3, the Minister of Transport, Elyor Ganiev hosted the World Bank’s Director for Europe and Central Asia, Wiebke Schloemer, the ministry said.

Starting from March 1, 2020, the visa-free regime for Japanese nationals has been extended from 30 to 90 days, the Ministry of Justice said referring to the Feb 29 resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Uzbekistan sent a second batch of humanitarian aid to China with personal protective equipment to help prevent further spreading of the coronavirus, the Ministry of Emergencies said.

On March 2, 2020, the Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted the he visiting member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission, Yang Jiechi.

Starting from April 1, residents of other provinces will no longer be required to have Tashkent city and Tashkent province residence inscription (propiska) to buy real estate in Tashkent city and the Tashkent province. This is provided for the draft 2020 State Program., which was approved by the President yesterday.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday hosted the visiting member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission, Yang Jiechi, the presidential press service said.

Suma Chakrabarti, the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on March 4-5, the bank’s Tashkent office said.