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Last updated: March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022

“Six years ago, when everyone was going to bazaars and stores, carrying heavy bags, standing in lines at the cash registers, standing in traffic jams for hours, we decided to open the first LeBazar delivery service in Tashkent,” says Zokhid Ulmasbaev, co-founder of LeBazar. In 2016, Mr. Ulmasbaev established LeBazar, which is an online grocery delivery service, in partnership with Uzbekistan’s Korzinka supermarket chain. 

February 28, 2022

Marina Kuznechevskaya is a renowned expert in the air freight and aviation industry from Kazakhstan, with nearly two decades of work experience in international logistics and global supply chains. Marina knows the importance of her industry and the domino effect it can have if something doesn’t go according to plan.

February 18, 2022

Abduvali Abdukayumov is invested in both the past and future of applied art in Uzbekistan. Abduvali is an art expert, researcher, and curator of applied arts at the State Museum of Art of Uzbekistan. The museum’s collection is known for its embroideries, fabrics, carpets, and traditional clothing.

February 16, 2022

Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly contagious bacterial disease that is preventable and curable. But rapid disease spread, antibiotic misuse, and non-adherence to TB treatment regimens have resulted in a proliferation of hard-to-treat cases of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). In 2019, MDR-TB accounted for 25 percent of the total deaths among communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases in Central Asia. Globally, tuberculosis is now second only to COVID-19 as the world’s most infectious disease killer.

February 10, 2022

Elena (name changed) is 35 years old and lives in Ust-Kamenogorsk, a city in East Kazakhstan.

Ust-Kamenogorsk or Öskemen city, is the capital of the East Kazakhstan region. It lies in the foothills of the Rūdnyy Altai Mountains and at the junction of the Ulba and Irtysh (Ertis) rivers. Founded as a Russian fort in 1720, it later became a center of trade with Mongolia and China and the gateway to the mineral wealth of the Rūdnyy Altai. Ust-Kamenogorsk is now a major mining hub in Kazakhstan.

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