Tuesday, 26, May, 2020

National

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan at 17:00 on May 23 stood at 3,089 (+11), the Ministry of Health said.

Two persons were arrested as part of the criminal case on the partial collapse of the Sardoba reservoir dam, the General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan said.

The Turkish government has sent 50 mechanical ventilators to Uzbekistan. The humanitarian aid arrived on a charter flight from Istanbul to Tashkent on May 21, Dunyo reported.

On the occasion of the sacred Eid al-Fitr holiday and in line with clause 23 of article 93 of the Uzbek Constitution on May 21, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Pardoning of a Group of Persons Serving Prison Sentences, Who Demonstrated Sincere Repentance and Have Chosen the Right Path Decree, UzA reported.


Of the total 258 pardoned people, 16 people were fully relieved from serving the sentence, 101 people were released on parole, 24 people got milder sentence, and the sentence of 117 people were cut.

Among the pardoned 7 are the men over 60 years old, 1 - female, 7 - foreign nationals, 164 - persons who participated in the activities of banned organizations.

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging all over the globe, safeguarding nutrition and agriculture is vital for every country. Sharing experiences and coordinating policy work are critical building blocks for achieving this goal.

As of 16:00 on May 19, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan stood at 2,825 (+23), the Ministry of Health said.

On May 15, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted the Measures to organize activities of the National System of Advancing Qualification, Knowledge and Skills in Uzbekistan Resolution.

Tashkent welcomes the signing of a power-sharing agreement between the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the former Prime Minister Abdullah Abdullah, the Foreign ministry said in a statement.

Starting May 18, the vehicles circulation without permits in Yellow lockdown areas is allowed between 06:00 to 22:00, with no more than four people allowed in the car’s interior, the special commission said in a statement added.

The initiative to organize World Nomad Games with the motivation to revive, develop and preserve national games of the Turkic peoples was put forward by the Kyrgyz Republic at the 2nd Summit of the Turkic Council held in Bishkek in 2012. The proposal was strongly supported by the Heads of State of the Member States of the Turkic Council and so far, three rounds of World Nomad Games have been staged with the support of the Member States and the Secretariat of the Turkic Council.