Wednesday, 19, May, 2021

National

On April 29, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay a working visit to Turkmenistan, the presidential press service said in a statement.

The valid regulations in Uzbekistan do not yet allow Qanot Sharq to switch over to the low-cost business model, a representative of the airline said.

Flights to Egypt will be launched from Uzbekistan’s several provinces, the Ministry of Transport said. On April 26, Minister of Transport Ilhom Mahkamov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Uzbekistan Amira Fahmy to discuss the ways to step up cooperation between the two countries in the field of civil aviation.

2 thousand Asian bustards, or beauty bustards have been set free in Kungrad district of Karakalpakstan. This unique and rare bird is listed in both Uzbekistan’s and the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red Lists of Threatened Species.

The strategic military partnership program between Uzbekistan and Russia for 2021-2025 was signed on Wednesday in Bukhara by the defense ministers of the two countries, Bakhodir Kurbanov and Sergei Shoigu, RIA Novosti reported.

The National Chamber of Innovative Healthcare held talks with AstraZeneca on the possible cooperation in a number of areas, the chamber said in statement.

The defense ministries of Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation have prepared a strategic partnership program between the countries in the military field for 2021-2025, said the Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu.

A project to improve energy efficiency in construction has been launched in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the UN news service said in a statement.

At the plenary session of the Senate on April 22, the first deputy chairman of the Accounts Chamber, Bakhodir Turabov, reported on the findings of study of the effectiveness and efficiency of the project "Improving the healthcare system (Health-3)" in 2012-2019, which was financed, among other things, from the state debt.

The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit last evening. He is scheduled to hold talks with the Minister of Defense Bakhodir Kurbanov, Sputnik reported.