An expanded meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the Republic of Uzbekistan abroad was held at the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, during which an analysis of their activities at the end of 2020 was carried out, as well as key priorities in work for 2021 were considered.
Titular Archbishop of Paestum Giovanni d’Aniello has been appointed the new Apostolic Nuncio (Vatican Ambassador) in Uzbekistan, according to the official notification of the Holy See’s Seal Service, Dunio news agency reported.
On 16 January 2020, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade discussed the key points of the Address of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Oliy Majlis and the people of Uzbekistan.
On 16 January 2021, an event was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan to discuss the main priorities of the domestic and foreign policy of the state, outlined in the Address of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Oliy Majlis, with which he spoke on 29 December 2020.
As of 16 January 2021, the number of registered cases of coronavirus infections in Uzbekistan made up 77,968 (+64).
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.