Monday, 21, September, 2020

National

The republican anti-coronavirus commission has made an additional decision, keeping some lockdown restrictions that will keep effect in all provinces and cities of Uzbekistan after August 15.

Otabek Umarov, the President’s younger son-in-law, announced his resignation from the chair of the Triathlon Federation and the Association of Mixed Martial Arts of Uzbekistan role, the Triathlon Federation said in a statement.

The United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), in collaboration with the CIMA Research Foundation and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), organized the first online introductory workshop for the countries of Central Asia on the “DesInventar-Sendai” system software for the systematic collection, analysis and reporting of data related to disaster losses. The support for the establishment of a mechanism for accounting the damage and losses resulting from disasters is part of the UNDRR regional Initiative “Strengthening disaster resilience and accelerating implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia 2019-2022” funded by the European Union.

The Special Anti-Coronavirus Commission has updated the list of green, yellow and red flights. According to the decision, China, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia and Japan were included in the category of countries with a stable sanitary and epidemiological situation (Green flights). Individuals who have been in these countries for the last 10 days will not be quarantined.

The Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov spoke to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov over phone Thursday, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Until now, there was only one mosque in Olmaliq, a city with over 150,000 residents. On August 12 this year, the Department of Justice of Tashkent province registered the Hilol mosque, located at Veterans street, 50 in Evalak makhalla in Olmaliq, and issued the registration certificate.

The journalist Bobomurod Abdullayev was arrested in Bishkek at the request of the Uzbek authorities in line with the 1993 Minsk Convention "On Legal Assistance in Civil, Family and Criminal Cases, the General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan announced on Wednesday.

Uzbekistan, the United States and Afghanistan are stepping up cooperation in countering the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, terrorism and drug trafficking, the press service of the UZbek Foreign Ministry said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeing yesterday and touched upon the planned relaxing of lockdown measures, the presidential press service said.

The study Assessment of the social protection system in Uzbekistan has been published. It contains a description of key social protection programs in Uzbekistan and an assessment of their effectiveness, the nationwide movement Yuksalish said.