Minister of Agriculture Jamshid Khodjaev and project manager of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) Paul Schumacher signed an agreement on the implementation of the project "Environmentally oriented regional development in the Aral Sea region" aimed at supporting the governments of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in achieving sustainable transboundary ecological and economic development of the Aral Sea region.
According to the decision of the Special Republican Commission for the preparation of a Program of Measures to Prevent the Importation and Spread of Coronavirus in the Republic of Uzbekistan, from 20 February 2021, it is allowed to hold international exhibitions and fairs on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan in strict accordance with the sanitary-epidemiological norms and rules with the obligatory agreement with the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, as well as the Ministry of Health.
The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Seoul participated in negotiations via videoconference between representatives of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) of Uzbekistan and the director of the project department of the Economic Development and Cooperation Fund (EDCF) of the Eximbank of Korea Ha Won-suk, Dunyo news agency reported.
Ambassador of Uzbekistan Javlon Vakhabov held talks with President for International Cooperation of the American company "Lindsay" Gustav Obert to discuss the prospects for introducing water-saving irrigation technologies in the country’s agriculture sector, Dunyo news agency reported.
In Uzbekistan, from 25 February, the operation of automobile gas filling compressor stations (CNG filling stations) may be limited. This was reported by the press service of "Khududgaztaminot".
On 24 February 2021, the Chairman of the CCI of Uzbekistan A. Ikramov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Jordan Dimai Hadid.
The Republic of Uzbekistan has demonstrated resilience to the coronavirus pandemic, supported by its robust external and fiscal buffers, access to external financing and diversified economy.
In order to support the export of domestic textile products, representatives of the Svitanak OJSC (Belarus), headed by the director of the enterprise Lukashevich Yuri Borisovich, arrived in Uzbekistan on a working visit.
Government resolution approved the Regulation on the procedure for reimbursing part of the costs of agricultural producers for the introduction of water-saving technologies and the return of the subsidy provided.