On 5 June 2020, a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 359 “On additional measures for the widespread introduction of modern information and communication technologies in tax administration” was adopted.
The Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications is carrying out comprehensive work within the framework of the measures reflected in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. UP-5953 of March 2, 2020 “On the implementation of the State Program in the Year of Science, Education and of the digital economy” in accordance with the Strategy of Action for the five priority areas of development of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2017-2021.
During the visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the training center for digital technologies was opened in the city of Margilan.
Ookla has published Speedtest.net data “Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Internet Performance” as of 1 June 2020.
Twitter appointed a new chairman. Patrick Pichette, who most recently was Google’s chief financial officer, became chairman of the company.
At the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, 2020 was called the Year of Science, Education and the Development of the Digital Economy. This is symbolic, because digital technology is crucial for further development.
The Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan on measures to create youth technology parks in the regions of the republic was adopted on 22 May 2020.
First Deputy Chairman of the Uzeltehsanoat Association M. Khashimov and general manager of the Dutch company Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) in the RCA region (Russia, Ukraine and the CIS) E. Benedetti conducted online negotiations.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the Digital City technopark in the city of Andijan.