Tuesday, 18, May, 2021

National

On April 27-May 1, a delegation of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) headed by the Director Matteo Mecacci will be visiting Uzbekistan, the Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan today received the delivery of the second batch of the Uzbek -Chinese vaccine UZ-VAC of 1 million doses, the Ministry of Health said. The first batch in the same volume was received exactly one month ago.

Yesterday, on April 26, the Deputy PM/Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Uzbekistan Hisham bin Mishaal Al Swailem, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade said.

On the night of April 27, the second batch of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was delivered to Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Health said.

The start-up airline Qanot Sharq received the delivery of the first aircraft Airbus A320 on Monday. The Deputy PM/ Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov attended the acceptance ceremony, the ministry said.

Khayrulla Umarov has been appointed director of the Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, the Ministry of Labor said.

On April 24, the Uzbek Prime Minister landed in Tajikistan on a working visit. According to Asia-Plus, Abdulla Aripov held talks with Tajik Prime Minister Kohir Rasulzoda, and discussed important areas of bilateral cooperation, including political, trade and economy, investment, industry, education and science, culture, export and import, healthcare, railways, customs, energy and other areas.

The Swiss diplomat Pierre von Arx has been appointed as the new chief of the Office of the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan. He will take up his new duties in May, Dunyo reported.

The political adviser of the Uzbek Embassy in Belarus Doniyor Obidov died from the consequences of coronavirus infection, announced the first deputy DG of the Cinema agency, Shukhrat Rizaev in his article in the Hurriyat newspaper.

The health ministry said 328 people were tested positive for coronavirus yesterday, with more than 2,700 people being treated for coronavirus infections in hospitals, and 113 of them in critical condition.