Mamytov receives congratulations on his election as parliament speaker

Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Tanzila Narbaeva, Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin and Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin congratulated Talant Mamytov on his election to the post of Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament. of the Jogorku Kenesh.

In her congratulatory message, Tanzila Narbaeva noted that Kyrgyz-Uzbek relations are developing on the basis of mutual trust and strategic partnership. “I am confident that with your active support, inter-parliamentary ties between our countries will continue to be strengthened in the interests of our peoples, as well as aimed at the practical implementation of bilateral agreements at the highest level,” the message says.

Speaker Tanzila Narbaeva also invited Talant Mamytov to pay an official visit to Uzbekistan, wishing him success in his responsible state activities.

In his congratulatory message, Nurlan Nigmatulin expressed his conviction that the traditionally friendly relations and strategic partnership between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan will continue to be strengthened. “Of course, I believe that a significant contribution to this direction is made by the parliaments of the two countries, which always work intensively in the interests of our peoples,” Nigmatulin said.

In addition, Chairman of the Mazhilis of Kazakhstan wished Talant Mamytov great success in his responsible post, and the brotherly Kyrgyz people – peace and prosperity.

Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Volodin congratulated Talant Mamytov on his election to the position of Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic and wished him success in his future work.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Kyrgyzstan adds 56 new COVID-19 cases

Kyrgyzstan added on Friday 56 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total tally to 184,689.

According to data of the country’s Health Ministry, 48 patients recovered while two others died, taking the total recoveries to 179,826 and fatalities to 2,802.

As of Friday, 257 patients with coronavirus are receiving treatment in hospitals throughout the country and 319 patients are being treated at home.

A total of 3,937 lab tests have been carried out in Kyrgyzstan over the past day.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Kyrgyzstan administers 5,924 COVID-19 vaccines per day

Kyrgyzstan’s Headquarters for Combating COVID-19 has announced on Friday that 9,341 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours.

Of these, 2,819 people were vaccinated with the first dose, while the second shot was given to 3,105 people.

The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 1,229,938 while 1,140,666 people have been completely vaccinated.

Kyrgyzstan started the vaccination campaign on March 29, 2020. The country is inoculating its citizens with Sinopharm, Sputnik-V, Sputnik-Light, Astra Zeneca, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Uzbekistan’s fruit and vegetable exports exceeded $860 million

In January-November, Uzbekistan exported 1,392.6 thousand tons of fruits and vegetables worth over $863.1 million (the rate of decline compared to the same period in 2020 is 7.8 percent), UzA reported.

According to the State Statistics Committee, the main countries purchasing Uzbekistan’s fruits and vegetables are Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and China. The largest volume in value terms of exports of fruit and vegetable products fell on Russia (31.5 percent of the total volume of fruit and vegetable products), which exceeds the volume of exports to China by 3.2 times.

As previously reported, in the first 11 months of this year, Uzbekistan’s foreign trade turnover reached 37 billion 940.5 million USD, which is more by 4954.7 million dollars, or 15 percent, compared to the same period in 2020.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Over 2 million passengers expected to pass through DXB between 29th December and 8th January

Dubai Airports has said that an estimated 2 million passengers are expected to pass through DXB between 29th December 2021 and 8th January 2022, with average daily traffic exceeding 178,000 travellers. The 2nd January 2022 will be the busiest day of the holiday season with more than 198,000 passengers expected, Emirates News Agency reported.

Dubai Airports also announced today that only ticketed passengers will be allowed entry to the terminals at Dubai International (DXB) during the ongoing peak travel period.

Essa Al Shamsi, Vice President of Terminal Operations at Dubai Airports, said, “We always advise friends and families of travellers to say their goodbyes at home instead of coming to the airport. This is even more important now given the situation with the pandemic and the high volume of passengers using the airport during the peak holiday season. If a friend or family member is flying out of Dubai during the next 10 days, people can help us in a big way in minimising congestion in and around the airport and making travel safer and easier for everyone by simply not coming to the airport to see them off.”

Al Shamsi also urged travellers not to arrive at the airport earlier than 3 hours before their departure if they are flying out of Terminals 1 or 2, in order to lessen congestion.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

185 members of organized crime groups detained in Kyrgyzstan this year

In the first 11 months of this year, 185 members of organized crime groups were detained in Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the republic’s Ministry of Internal Affairs said Thursday.

In April 2021, comprehensive measures were intensified throughout the republic to prevent and combat manifestations of organized crime.

Thus, during the first 11 months of 2021, 185 members of organized crime were detained by members of the Interior Ministry and brought to criminal responsibility for various crimes.

The detainees are suspected of committing 155 different crimes, including robbery – 5, robbery – 4, fraud – 61, extortion – 5, hooliganism – 21, theft – 13 and other offenses.

According to the data, 1 thousand 168 people are on the operational records of the Interior Ministry as members of organized criminal groups.

In addition, 15 wanted persons were detained.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signs Law on entrepreneurship control

The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on introducing new regulatory policy in the sphere of entrepreneurship and redistribution of some functions of internal affairs agencies of Kazakhstan», Kazinform reported citing the Akorda press service reports.

The text of the law is published in the press.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

In Kyrgyzstan, 25 people died since beginning of heating season, including 5 children

1,085 cases of fire were recorded on the territory of Kyrgyzstan since the beginning of this year’s heating season.

As a result, 25 people were killed, including six children. 29 people received various injuries and maiming, the press service of the republic’s Emergency Ministry said.

In connection with the latest cases of fires in dwellings with deaths, including children, the Department of Firefighting and Fire Prevention of the Ministry of Emergency Situations calls and reminds citizens to comply with fire safety rules in the winter fire danger period.

The ministry reminds the population that it is necessary to be careful when handling fire, control the process of burning garbage, not to smoke and not to throw cigarette butts in the wrong places, not to let children play with fire.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency