I get the following error when i follow moving pictures tutorial on importing step

Preformatted text(qiime2-2018.6) [email protected]:~/qiime2-moving-pictures-tutorial$ qiime tools import \

–type EMPSingleEndSequences
–input-path emp-single-end-sequences
–output-path emp-single-end-sequences.qza
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/q2cli/tools.py”, line 116, in import_data
view_type=source_format)
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/sdk/result.py”, line 219, in import_data
return cls.from_view(type, view, view_type, provenance_capture)
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/sdk/result.py”, line 250, in _from_view
provenance_capture=provenance_capture)
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/archiver.py”, line 310, in from_data
Format.write(rec, type, format, data_initializer, provenance_capture)
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/format/v1.py”, line 26, in write
prov_dir, [root / cls.METADATA_FILE, archive_record.version_fp])
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/provenance.py”, line 312, in finalize
self.write_action_yaml()
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/provenance.py”, line 289, in write_action_yaml
fh.write(yaml.dump({‘execution’: self.make_execution_section()},
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/provenance.py”, line 255, in make_execution_section
runtime[‘start’] = start = self._ts_to_date(self.start)
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/qiime2/core/archive/provenance.py”, line 249, in _ts_to_date
return datetime.fromtimestamp(ts, tzlocal.get_localzone())
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/tzlocal-1.3-py3.5.egg/tzlocal/unix.py”, line 123, in get_localzone
_cache_tz = _get_localzone()
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/tzlocal-1.3-py3.5.egg/tzlocal/unix.py”, line 62, in get_localzone
return pytz.timezone(etctz.replace(’ ', '
’))
File “/home/ubuntu/miniconda3/envs/qiime2-2018.6/lib/python3.5/site-packages/pytz/init.py”, line 177, in timezone
raise UnknownTimeZoneError(zone)
pytz.exceptions.UnknownTimeZoneError: ‘’

An unexpected error has occurred:

‘’

See above for debug info.
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Hey there at @Muhammad_Umair_Khan!

It looks like you have a broken pytz package - not sure what is up with that. Can you send the following info when you run this command:

env

Please copy-and-paste everything. Also, make sure you aren’t sharing any sensitive info before sharing. Thanks!

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