Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

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.

Uzbekistan on 1.37 Mbits/s speed is now ranked as having the 181st fastest internet in the world in the "Global League" rankings created by an online website builder review platform.

The Uzbek First Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade, Alisher Abdualiev and the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Oleg Yushchenko discussed the resumption of direct flights between the countries in Kyiv on Friday.

The Italian national Giorgio Gheno was found dead in a rented apartment in Tashkent, the Prosecutor General’s Office said in a statement.