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The President of Uzbekistan signed the Decree “On measures for the effective organization of public administration in the field of culture and tourism within the framework of administrative reform,” a "Dunyo" news agency correspondent reports.
The decree establishes the responsibilities of the Ministry of Culture and the Tourism Development Committee under the Ministry of Ecology, Environmental Protection and Climate Change.
According to the document, state institutions "Uzbekteatr" and "Cultural and educational center" will be created in the structure of the Ministry of Culture. The decree also approved a road map to deepen reforms and transform the system’s activities in the field of culture and art.
In order to systematically reform education in the field of culture and art, the following measures have been identified:
a cluster of national musical art will be created;
in state musical, drama and puppet theaters, an education system will be created based on the tradition of "teacher-student" and schools of excellence based on a unified repertoire strategy.
From September 1, 2023, modern libraries and cinemas will be gradually created, and a system of paid special courses on musical instruments and singing will be introduced.
In 2024-2026, the work on organizing and holding international festivals, forums and cultural events at the republican level will be gradually transferred to the private sector.
In addition, cultural centers and information systems will be developed for the delivery of literature for the blind, a special video platform for the presentation of audiovisual works to the public, as well as the Cholg‘u.uz mobile application for preliminary acquaintance of young people with national musical works and instruments.