The Government resolution amended and supplemented a number of resolutions aimed at creating decent incentives for physical education teachers who achieved high labor productivity.
Almaty hosted the meeting of the Government delegations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Joint Demarcation Commission on 17-21 February, Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
On 21 February 2020, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ilkhom Nematov, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Republic, Jan Bory.
On 20 February 2020, Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Yoshinori Fujiyama, Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
On 19 February 2020, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom, Said Rustamov, met with the leadership of the international media group Euromoney Institutional Investor.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Republic of Turkey on 19-20 February at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Uzbekistan has begun introducing molecular genetic testing methods using the latest Xpert MTB / Rif Ultra and HAIN LPA equipment, which quickly and accurately diagnose tuberculosis with resistant forms (DR-TB). Previously, it took 3 months, and it was especially difficult to diagnose tuberculosis in children. “A project to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Central Asia” is being implemented by WHO and USAID with the support of the Uzbek government.
According to the conclusion of the Special Commission for the Investigation of the collapse of the soil at the construction of the Yunusabad metro line, it was established that the tragedy of 18 December 2019 was caused by inconsistencies in the alignment of the trench of the high mountain wall, the violation of project requirements as well as the absorption of rainwater and the intensive leakage of water from drainage pipes into the ground. This caused a collapse of about 250 cubic meters of soil in an open area of the construction site.