Tuesday, 18, May, 2021

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The Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov is expected to meet his Tajik counterpart Kokhir Rasulzoda in Khujand on April 24, the Tajik Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

The Russian airline Royal Flight has received permit to operate regular flights between Moscow and Andijan, the Uzaviation agency.

A truck, which was carrying a flock of sheep on the 4R-38 overturned near Pakhtakor, Jjizzakh province on the evening of April 20, the Emergency Situations Minister said.

The Ministry of Health reported that a total of 27,828 people in Uzbekistan were vaccinated on April 20 against COVID-19, bringing, the total number of vaccinated to 458,555.

Сar production fell sharply in the Q1 in Uzbekistan. This may be due to the suspension of operations at the Asaka plant in January and the shortage of semiconductor items during the pandemic, the Statistics Committee said.

On April 20, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Awarding the veterans of the World War II Decree, UzA reported.

After the presentation to the President of the Samarkand airport reconstruction project, the Deputy PM/Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov told reporters about the efforts aimed to attract foreign tourists to the city.

On April 15, 2021, the Uzaviation agency issued a permit to operate regular flights to Urgench and Fergana, Uzbekistan for Turkish Airlines from Istanbul.

Uzbekistan slips by 1 position to 157th among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index published by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

The Chairman of Uzbekistan Airports Ranokhon Djuraeva presented the company's transformation plan to the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the presidential press service said.