Sunday, 12, July, 2020

National

According to UzA, Abdulaziz Khaydarov became the new executive director of the extrabudgetary Pension Fund under the Ministry of Finance.

On June 12, the Minister of Transport signed a Decree introducing Open Sky policy at Uzbekistan airports, the Ministry of Transport reported.

In response to COVID-19, the United States through USAID and in partnership with the Ministry of Public Education is working with the Sesame Workshop, the makers of Sesame Street, to distribute important health and safety public service announcements in Uzbekistan. Sesame Workshop’s COVID-19 media content package, “Caring For Each Other,” was specifically developed to address the challenges faced by young children and their families during the pandemic.

Patients with asymptomatic or mild coronavirus disease  will undergo treatment at home. Moreover, they will be under medical supervisionб President Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to introduce this practice at the Tuesday government meeting.

The construction 2.9 km-long Yunusobod and Turkiston metro stations of the Tashkent’s Yunusobod metro line was completed.

As of 23:00, June 15, 183 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Uzbekistan, bringing the total number of cases to 5,263, the Ministry of Health said.

The Uzbek authorities will regularly provide the public with information on Gulnara Karimova’s assets returned from overseas to the state budget, the Ministry of Justice said in a statement.

Uzbekistan will resume international flights starting from June 15 as per the decision of the Special Republican Anti-Coronavirus Commission.

By the decision of the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus, the lockdown measures were extended until August 1, while control over compliance with the restrictions, namely wearing face masks and the use of antiseptic agents in public places, as well keeping social distance to be tightened.

Alisher Kurmanov was appointed as the new Uzbekistan ambassador to Ukraine, the Foreign Ministry said. Prior to this appointment, since 2017, he had worked as chairman of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Foreign Economic Relations, Foreign Investment and Tourism.