Saturday, 13, July, 2024

National

On September 29, the Telegram channel (Banker's Diary) published a list of 17 banks, including the provincial administration of the Central Bank, whose workers were allegedly forced to pick cotton in Namangan province. The channel added that it was instructed to attract 1470 pickers to Uchkurgan district.

The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a letter to the President of the United States Donald Trump, the presidential press service said in a statement.

Today, the United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated five years of achievement through the USAID-funded Dignity and Rights program in Uzbekistan. The program was implemented by the International Organization for Migration and the National Human Rights Center of Uzbekistan.

Today, the Turkic world proudly celebrates the 11th anniversary of the Nakhchivan Agreement, which is the symbol of the materialization of the common political will, aiming to establish stronger brotherly ties and to construct the future together underneath a single common roof.

An extraordinary eighth session of the Jokargy Kenes (Supreme Council) of Karakalpakstan was held in Nukus on October 2, in which was present the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the presidential press service said.

Every April 25-30 from 2022, Khiva will host the International Lazgi Dance Biennale and an international scientific conference.

Uzbekistan and Tajikistan companies signed US$ 724 million worth of 308 investment and trade deals, the press service of the Uzbek Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) said.

The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 adopted at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan in March 2015.

The Jadids Abdullah Avloni (1878-1934), Mahmudhoja Behbudi (1875-1919) and Munavvar qori Abdurashidkhonov (1878-1931) were posthumously awarded the Buyuk Hizmatlari Uchun Order by the decree of the President of Uzbekistan, the presidential press service reported.

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa announced the establishment of new bilateral USAID missions in Uzbekistan andTajikistan at an event hosted by the Heritage Foundation. The announcement comes just months after the public launch of the United States Strategy for Central Asia 2019-2025 and is another example of USAID’s long-term commitment to the people of Central Asia.

Uzbekistan will no longer isolate itself and will not block the Internet access, announced the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yestreday, speaking at the International Congress Center in Tashkent on the occasion of the Teachers’ Day.

Persons who report violations of environmental laws will receive financial reward, according to the decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.


The Decree has established that from January 1, 2021, photographs and video footages of violations of environmental protection and nature management regulation, sent by the whistleblowers to the special system of the State Ecological Committee on the Internet, shall be reviewed in the manner prescribed by the Code of Administrative Liability.

Whistleblowers shall be entitled for a cash reward of fifteen percent of the total monetary recovery from the offender.

The identification of offenders shall be carried out by the police on the basis of a request from the territorial bodies of the State Committee for Ecology.

Also, information about the whistleblowers shall be confidential.

The State Committee for Ecology, together with the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications, until January 1, 2021, was instructed to create an online system to report violations.

The Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov met with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe. The PM Aripov thanked Emomali Rahmon for the reception and conveyed the sincere greetings and best wishes of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

476 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Uzbekistan on Tuesday (477 days earlier). As of September 29, at 23:30, the total number of coronavirus cases reached 56354, the Ministry of Health said.

Uzbekistan plans to manufacture and export a COVID-19 vaccine after the third - final - stage of testing. the director of the Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare/First Deputy Minister of Health, Bakhodir Yusupaliev announced at a meeting of the International Press Club on September 25.

On September 28, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting on the effectiveness of reforms in the system of technical regulation, standardization, certification and metrology, the presidential press service said.

On September 29, the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov arrived in the capital of Tajikistan to attend the 7th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation.

Uzbekistan intends to cooperate with China in the area of ​​poverty reduction. This became known on September 26 at the International Online Conference "Expanding Cooperation in Poverty Reduction".

Individuals are now entitled to carry the measured precious metal bullions and coins produced in the country out of Uzbekistan, the Sep. 22 presidential decree said.

The Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan issued a statement on the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. The Uzbek Foreign Ministry is reportedly very concerned with the escalation of tension in the relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia, the statement said.