On 2 November 2020, an online meeting was held between the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction - Jamshid Kuchkarov and Daniel Rosenblum, the US Ambassador in Uzbekistan, on technical cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In 60% of cases, hearing loss in children under the age of 15 can be avoided through preventive measures. If a child with hearing impairment is not provided with assistance during the first three years, then there is a high probability of acquiring speech problems, subsequently which the child may become deaf and dumb. Therefore, it is necessary to timely identify hearing impairments and one of the most effective methods is universal screening of hearing of newborns.
The Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the Republic of Uzbekistan Jahangir Alam.
In May 2020, officers of the fourth department of internal affairs of the Andijan city department for coordinating the activities of the internal affairs department, illegally detaining citizen A. Abdukarimov, in order to force him to confess, pressure was exerted on him with the use of violence, as a result of which the detainee died.
The employees of the Department for Combating Smuggling and Customs Audit of the Department of the State Customs Committee for the city of Tashkent, the railway border customs post "Technical office Chukursay" and the customs post of foreign economic activity "Chukursay" revealed and suppressed another attempt to smuggle goods.
The education of domestic pharmacists must comply with the most modern international standards. A memorandum on joint work in this direction was signed between the National Chamber of Innovative Healthcare and the Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyev signed a law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the adoption of measures to mitigate the negative impact on the economy of the coronavirus pandemic and global crisis phenomena."
Gayane Umerova has been appointed Secretary General of the National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO.
On 2 December, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a Russian delegation headed by Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak, who is in our country on a working visit.