Wednesday, 19, May, 2021

National

The government of Uzbekistan and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) signed a memorandum of cooperation on April 30. The document was signed during the visit to Kazan of a government delegation of Uzbekistan led by the Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov to attend a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council as an observer state, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

The prominent Uzbek rights activist Surat Ikromov died on May 3 at the age of 77 in Tashkent city. According to his family, Surat Ikromov has been seriously ill since February 2021. The cause of his death was chronic pneumonia, diabetes mellitus and prostate cancer.

During the visit of the Government delegation to Saudi Arabia on 3 May, the Deputy PM/Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umrzakov met with the leadership of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the State Investment Fund.

The State Tax Committee has published data on tax payments to the state budget in the Q1 of 2021 by foreign companies providing online services.

A humanitarian cargo was sent from Uzbekistan to Turkey on the instruction of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to help country in the fight against coronavirus, UzA reported.

Uzbekistan Airways will re-fit A320 aircrafts for economy class and create a wing air carrier - Loukost, the company outline in its "road map" to expedite the carrier’s transformation processes, approved by the presidential decree of April 30.

On the instruction of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, humanitarian aid was delivered to India on May 1, Dunyo reported. At the Delhi airport, the Uzbek Ambassador Dilshod Akhatov handed over mobile oxygen concentrators kits and necessary medicines to officials of the Red Cross Society and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India.

The head of the UNICEF office in Uzbekistan Munir Mammadzade was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday, April 30.

The UzAssets investment company under the State Assets Management Agency announced its intention to sell a 100% stake in the Fergana Oil Refinery LLC through an open sale process.

Civil pilot training school will be opened at the Tashkent State Transport University in cooperation with the French National School of Civil Aviation (ENAC). This is stated in the President’s April 30 Measures to transform and support civil aviation enterprises decree.