On 22-23 January, regional competitions of the international RoboFest 2020 competition were held in Nizhny Novgorod, in which teams from more than 70 countries took part.
On 21 January 2020, a press conference was held in the building of the Republican Higher School of Business and Management with the participation of the leadership of the National Agency for Project Management under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (hereinafter referred to as the Agency) and the Project Management Center for e-government and the digital economy (hereinafter referred to as the Center) under the Agency.
On 21 January, a meeting was held with the Japanese delegation and postal consultants at the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan, headed by the director of the Department of International Cooperation and Postal Policy Services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan, Shuhei Shoji.
On 20 January, a large-scale event was held at the Korean Cultural Center - “Conference on the blockchain industry and the opening ceremony of the crypto exchange UzNEX.
Ookla, an Irish company, has published Speedtest.net service data for the monthly Speedtest Global Index, which contains data on the speed of mobile and wired Internet in the world for December 2019. Uzbekistan showed an increase in Internet speed, consolidating the dynamics of its positions upwards and an increase in speed by more than 1 Mbps per month. In 2019, Uzbekistan climbed 12 places in the rating of wired Internet.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting to discuss the implementation of the agreements reached following the high-level visits to the United Arab Emirates and Japan in 2019.
Etsuaki Yoshida began his work in the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Finance.
On 9 January, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on the issues of improving the efficiency of providing public services.
On 9 January 2020, Emil Gimranov was appointed as General Director of UZINFOCOM Unified Integrator.