MEMORIAL COMPLEX OF ISLAM KARIMOV IS BEING ERECTED IN SAMARKAND
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On January 17, 2018, a meeting devoted to issues of preparation and celebration of the 80th anniversary of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov’s birth at a high organizational level was held under the chairmanship of the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
It was attended by members of the organizing committee on celebration of the 80th anniversary of Islam Karimov’s birth, heads of relevant ministries and departments. Khokims of the regions, rectors of higher education institutions, leaders and activists of “Nuroniy” foundation, the Women’s Committee, the Youth Union of Uzbekistan and other public organizations took part at the meeting through videoconferencing.
Large-scale activities are being carried out in the country in accordance with the resolution of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, adopted in connection with this event, on November 27, 2017. In particular, the memorial complex of Islam Karimov in Samarkand, and a monument to the First President in the city of Karshi are being built.
Cultural enlightenment activity is carried out on promoting multifaceted life and activities of Islam Karimov. In particular, “Uzbekkino” National Agency is making a documentary on this theme. Press and Information Agency of Uzbekistan is publishing a number of popular scientific books, including the work of Islam Karimov “High spirituality – invincible force”. A number of events are also being conducted by Scientific and Enlightenment Memorial Complex named after Islam Karimov, and Islam Karimov charitable public foundation, in Tashkent.
At the same time, preparations are continuing for an international scientific conference devoted to the life and activities of the First President Islam Karimov and other important events in Samarkand this March.