The Republican Center for Seismic Prognostic Monitoring of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that on 13 April 2021 at 10:42 Tashkent time, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan.
On 12 April, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the presentation of investment projects that will be implemented in the city of Tashkent.
A Presidential decree “On additional measures to develop public-private partnerships in the field of preschool education” was signed.
On 12 April 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation Oleg Malginov.
Uzbekistan has placed 67 out of 154 countries in the World Bank’s Statistical Capacity Index, as recorded in the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. The country has advanced 66 places in this index since 2016. The report, published on 24 March, focuses on how data can improve the lives of poor people and advance development objectives.
Nestlé in Uzbekistan joined the company’s global initiative to accelerate the pace of vaccination against COVID-19, as well as ensure access to vaccines and equitable distribution of vaccines in developing countries.
According to WHO, over 646,000 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been identified in the world over the past 24 hours.
A Fund to promote the recovery of persons suffering from hematological and intractable diseases is being created in Uzbekistan.
The Main Department of Internal Affairs of Tashkent reports that in connection with evening prayers during the holy month of Ramadan, the roads near the mosques will be closed every day from 18.00 to 23.00 for the movement of vehicles.