Tuesday, 18, May, 2021

National

An audio recording surfaced on social media, which refers to a police scheme called "Beard", within which individuals with beards are to be identified, and to be photographed before and after shaving.

Officers of the State Security Service, together with other departments, arrested several officials red-handed while receiving a bribe, the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel reported.

The Environmental Protection Committee, which issued permits to kill two brown bears, revoked its permit for the second after one bear was killed.

On May 13, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the presidential press service said.

The Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov hosted the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Tajikistan Zavkizod Zavki Amin.

Uzbekistan welcomes the announcement in Afghanistan of a three-day truce on the occasion of the holy holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The helicopter operator Uzbekistan Helicopters, a subsidiary of Uzbekistan Airways, has placed an order for the supply of four single-engine Airbus helicopters: two H125 and two H130.

In large cities, provincial and district centers of Uzbekistan by September 1 will be created shopping and entertainment streets, where businesses will be allowed to work around the clock. This was stipulated by the president’s Measures for swift development of the services sector Decree of May 11.

With the permission of Alisher Maksudov, the chairman of the State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection, a brown bear listed in the Red Book was killed by a Russian hunter in the Tashkent province.

On May 11, on the sidelines of the second ministerial meeting of the Central Asia - China format in Xi'an, Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev.