Wednesday, 27, May, 2020

National

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan as of 10 AM on May 15 reached 2,652, the Ministry of Health said.

The grandson of late Uzbek leader Islam Karimov has published on his sister Iman’s Instagram page a list of assets confiscated from his mother, Gulnara Karimova, in Uzbekistan.

The Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus in Uzbekistan allowed the resumption of certain activities on May 15.

Lockdown measures introduced by the Special Republican Commission have been extended until June 1, the commission said in a statement. While, from May 18, some domestic air and rail operations will also be resumed.

The National Interbank Processing Center LLC (NIPC - Uzcard brand) has changed the ownership, it follows from the data of the Unified State Register of Enterprises and Organizations.

The 2019 parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan took place under improved legislation and with greater tolerance of independent voices but did not yet demonstrate genuine competition and full respect of election day procedures.

On May 13, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a government meeting to discuss the epidemiological situation and further relax lockdown restrictions based on proposals from governors, the presidential press service said.

The MPs of the Milliy Tiklanish Party backed Sherzod Kudbiev for the position of Chair of the State Tax Committee to replace Bekhzod Musaev who will be moving to the Deputy Prime Minister job, the party leader Alisher Qodirov announced on his Telegram account.

The President’s draft Measures to Introduce System for Issuing ID cards in the Republic of Uzbekistan Decree has been posted for discussion on regulation.gov.uz portal. The draft was prepared by the Ministry of the Interior.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 12 chaired a meeting on the implementation of the digital economy and e-government, the presidential press service.