Uzbekistan welcomes the decision of the Advisory Loya Jirga of Afghanistan to release 400 Taliban prisoners, which served to remove the last obstacle to launching inclusive inter-Afghan negotiations.
On 7 August, a working meeting was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan in the format of online conference communication to discuss the issues of holding entrance examinations at the Tashkent branch of the TOBB ETU University.
The European Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), with the assistance of the WHO Representative Office in Uzbekistan, delivered another consignment of humanitarian cargo to the Republic of Uzbekistan, purchased by the WHO Headquarters through the global Fund for Solidarity and Response to COVID-19 on total amount of about US$300,000. This time, 500 oxygen concentrators were delivered from Istanbul by flight. At the end of the week, another shipment is expected to arrive, consisting of consumables needed for the labs.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has congratulated Alexander Lukashenko on his convincing victory in the presidential elections in Belarus.
Online festive events will traditionally cover all regions of Uzbekistan. The program of the festival includes useful master classes, competitions with prizes, a charity event and a brain slaughterhouse of a republican scale.
On 11 August 2020, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov will attend an extraordinary meeting of Foreign Ministers of “Central Asia + Japan” Dialogue, via videoconference.
As of 23:30 on 9 August 2020, the number of registered cases of coronavirus infections in Uzbekistan reached 30,609 (+145).
A meeting with the chairman and managing director of the Indian company Ishan Group Rakesh Sharma was held at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Delhi, Dunyo news agency reported.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed deep condolences to President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the friendly Indian people in connection with the numerous human casualties as a result of the plane crash at Kozhikode airport (state Kerala).