Thursday, 22, February, 2024

National

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.

The Ministry of Transport of Uzbekistan has notified the aviation authorities and companies of Afghanistan, Iran and Italy about the temporary suspension of flights with these states from March 1. According to the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, such a decision was made in order to prevent the penetration and spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Uzbekistan.

A local government meeting was held today in Alat district of Bukhara province. At this meeting, Nargiza Nematova (female) was appointed as the new mayor of Olot district.

The Member of the State Council of the PRC, former Minister of Foreign Affairs (2007−2013), head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Yang Jiechi will visit Uzbekistan on March 2–3, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Senate at today’s second plenary meeting passed the new version of the Citizenship Law. The document defines such concepts as “residence permit”, “citizen of a foreign state”, “citizen of Uzbekistan permanently residing abroad”, “stateless person” and others.

The Senate at the second plenary meeting on Friday passed the Census Bill. The Bill defines the census as a periodic process of collecting and processing personal data that determine the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population, which is conducted at a fixed date throughout Uzbekistan or in its certain territories.

The legislation in Uzbekistan for a gambling zone in Muynak will be ready this year, the head for Investments and Tourist Zones Development of the Tourism Development Committee, Jurabek Akhmedov said.

The Bukhara province governor, Uktam Barnoev was approved as Deputy Prime Minister in charge of agricultural and food sectors development, a government source told the Tashkent Times.

The elder daughter of the late president Karimov, Gulnara Karimova, penned an open letter to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, which was published in her daughter Iman Karimova’s Instagram account.

The president signed a decree establishing March 23 as an additional non-business day. Thus, on the ocassion of Navruz holiday, the Uzbekistan residents will have three days of rest in a row:

Omonullo Nasritdinhojaev was appointed first deputy minister of finance, replacing Timur Ishmetov, who was appointed the мinister of finance.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Kazakh Prime Minister, Askar Mamin, who arrived in Uzbekistan to co-chair the second Uzbek-Kazakh Forum of Inter-Provinces Cooperation, the presidential press service said.

Farkhod Arziev was appointed first deputy foreign minister, replacing Ilkhom Nematov, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

Today, the proceedings ended against the former Prosecutor General, Otabek Murodov and the former head of the State Security Service, Ikhtiyor Abdullayev, as well as his deputy Jahongir Igamov, at the Military Court of Uzbekistan, the Supreme Court said. They were found guilty of Taking bribe and other charges.

Ground handling charges for aircrafts of foreign airlines at Uzbekistan airports will be reduced, Uzbekistan Airports said on its website.

Timur Ishmetov was appointed Minister of Finance replacing Jamshid Kuchkarov, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times. The appointment took place at a government meeting chaired by the PM Abdulla Aripov.

The rector of the University of Pisa, Professor Paolo Mancarella announced the possibility of opening of the University branch in Tashkent, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Legislative Chamber’s Committee for Science, Education, Culture and Sports sent a parliamentary request to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education on the degree of provision of students with dormitories.