Tuesday, 18, May, 2021


Helminth control and elimination among children was launched in Uzbekistan on April 19, the Ministry of Health said. At the first stage, which will last until April 24, children from 2 to 10 years old (over 6.115 million) and schoolchildren under 15 years old (445 thousand) studying in high-risk zones - Bukhara, Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya, Syrdarya, Tashkent and Fergana provinces and Karakalpakstan.

Jaslyq colony in Karakalpakstan was not fully closed, there are about a hundred people sentenced to life imprisonment, the chief of the Ezgulik Human Rights Society Abdurakhmon Tashanov told the Kun.uz.

The Jizzakh province prosecutor's office opened a criminal case against a male in Jizzakh province Bakhmal district V.K., 52, for insulting the president on the Internet.

On April 19, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with a presentation on measures to transform Uzbekistan Airways and Uzbekistan Airports, the press service of the head of state said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has invited a full-fledged mission of the Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to Uzbekistan to observe the presidential elections, the spokesman to the President Sherzod Asadov announced at a briefing today.

The Uzbek-Chinese vaccine ZF-UZ-VAC2001 has shown efficacy against the British and Brazilian strains of coronavirus, the Ministry of Innovation said in a statement.

The Ministry of Energy reacted to media reports on holding exhibition, said that there were no plans to hold oil, gas or energy exhibitions in 2021.

The meeting of the National Anti-Coronavirus Commission, chaired by the PM Aripov, discussed the delivery of vaccines, and in particular, the Sputnik V.

Uzbekistan and Russia are continuing to the draft text of the nuclear power plant deal in Uzbekistan, stated the adviser to the director general of Rosatom Alexander Merten, Spitnik reported.

On Saturday, the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov chaired the meeting of the National Anti-Coronavirus Commission. In his opening remarks, the PM expressed concern about the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases detected daily - from about 15 per day at the beginning of the year to more than 300.