Tuesday, 18, May, 2021

National

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, Uzbekistan will suspend flights to Japan, the Uzbekistan Airways said in a statement.

At the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction was held a meeting between the officials of Uzbekneftegaz and the French company Rothschild & Cie.

Uzbekistan Airways has put up for sale a number of aircrafts, the company said. Reportedly this was part of the project of further improvement and modernization of Uzbekistan Airways’ fleet.

A partnership agreement between the Uzbek Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) and the French Development Agency (FDA) was approved on May 10 in Tashkent. The cooperation program is designed for 2021-2025.

On May 10, the Judicial Collegium of the Supreme Court for Criminal Cases sentenced 17 persons who were accused in the case of Sardoba dam burst, the Supreme Court reported.

Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in Uzbekistan on May 13. While May 14-15 were also announced as non-business days. The Presidential decree has set non-working days for 2021.

As reported earlier, the Foreign Minister Kamilov met with French Minister-Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness Frank Riester.

The Legislative Chamber reviewed and passed the new version of the Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations Bill in the third reading.

This week, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is scheduled to hold talks with the leader of Japan and the leaders of the Central Asian region, announced the spokesman to the President Sherzod Asadov at a briefing.

Today, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov hosted a delegation led by the French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness Frank Riester, the Ministry said.