Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

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.