On 17 January, raids were carried out in the capital to identify unvaccinated citizens.
Forests are often called the «lungs of the planet» because they perform vital ecosystem functions. In this regard, significant work is being carried out within the framework of the project «Sustainable forest management in mountain and valley areas of Uzbekistan» funded by the Global Environmental Facilities (GEF) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
On 18 January 2022, an international round table was held on the topic "Problems and prospects for the efficient use of water resources in Russia and Central Asia".
A presentation of the new building of the State Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan took place in Tashkent. The development of the architectural project of the Museum is carried out with the participation of the architectural bureau of the world famous architect, winner of the Pritzker Prize Tadao Ando "Tadao Ando Architect & Associates". The general designer is the architectural bureau "Atelier Brückner GmbH" (Germany).
Uzbekistan has begun producing its own Lochin (Falcon) unmanned aerial vehicles. This was reported by the press service of the State Committee for the Defense Industry.
On 17 January at 16:55 at 195 km of the Tashkent-Osh highway passing through the Kamchik pass, the driver of a HOWO truck moving along the Vodiy-Tashkent route failed to cope with control and rolled over into a roadside ditch.
Recently, information about the detention at the Zhibek Zholy checkpoint in Turkestan region (Republic of Kazakhstan) of a citizen of the Republic of Uzbekistan suspected of participating in the unrest in Kazakhstan was circulated in a number of media outlets.
Elderly people over the age of 100 will receive a pension supplement in the amount of 100% of its minimum basic amount.
A draft resolution of the President of Uzbekistan "On additional measures for the implementation of the Obod Qishloq and Obod Mahalla programs in 2022-2026" has been published for discussion on the portal for discussing draft regulatory legal acts.