The Republican Center for Seismic Prognostic Monitoring of the Ministry of Emergency Situations informed on 17 January 2021 at 01:02 Tashkent time, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan.
The most important international events on human rights planned for the current year and preparations for them were discussed on 15 January 2021 at a meeting of the Scientific Coordination Council (NCC) at the National Center of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights.
As of 15 January 2021, the number of registered cases of coronavirus infections in Uzbekistan reached 77,904 (+59).
Information about the fire was received by the emergency department of the Emergency Situations Department in Tashkent on 15 January at 20:28. The fire occurred in a furniture shop located in Almazar district along Usta Shirin street.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting with khokims and heads of sectors of metropolitan areas, chairmen of makhallas and youth of Yunusabad district.
On 15 January 2021, the Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan Sayyid Ali Asad Gilani.
On 14 January, our country celebrated a truly national holiday - the Day of Defenders of the Motherland. On the eve of this significant date, the military personnel demonstrated to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Shavkat Mirziyoyev their achievements in combat training, equipping with equipment and weapons, the modern conditions of army life and life created.
The presence of high-quality conditions, infrastructure and services in makhallas is an important indicator of the standard of living of the population. The results of reforms and changes are manifested primarily in the mahalla.
Over 160 students of the subordinate schools of the Agency for Development of Presidential, Creative and Specialized Schools took part in the online mathematics Olympiad on 15 January 2021.
On 15 January, deputies of the Legislative Chamber elected Feruza Eshmatova as Commissioner of the Oliy Majlis for Human Rights (Ombudsman). This was reported by the press service of the lower house of parliament. The candidacy must be approved by the Senate.