AKIPRESS.COM - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper canceled his trip to India, Uzbekistan and Pakistan over coronavirus, Pentagon Press Secretary Alyssa Farah said.
Out of an abundance of caution, Secretary of Defense @EsperDOD has decided to postpone his travel to India, Uzbekistan, and Pakistan until a later date to remain in the U.S. to help manage the @DeptofDefense response to Coronavirus.— Alyssa Farah (@PentagonPresSec) March 10, 2020
Several major international events were earlier canceled in Uzbekistan, including Tashkent Law Spring, Tashkent Investment Forum, plenary session of the Foreign Investors Council under the President of Uzbekistan.
All international sport championships and competitions were canceled earlier.
According to the Ministry of Health, no coronavirus cases were registered in Uzbekistan so far.