"UZBEKISTAN HAS OUTLINED EIGHT GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS"
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In the Latvian magazine "Free city" published an article entitled "Uzbekistan has outlined eight global development goals". It is dedicated to the presentation of the Second National Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Uzbekistan on 29 April this year in Tashkent.
The magazine reports that the event was attended by representatives of ministries and departments, international organizations, diplomatic corps, experts and civil society.
It is noted that the report was a joint initiative of the Government of Uzbekistan and the United Nations agencies in the country. It is an analysis and assessment of the country’s progress towards the Millennium Development Goals for the period 2000-2013. The report identifies the key factors that contributed to the achievement of the MDGs, and formulated the tasks facing Uzbekistan in the coming years.
It is emphasized that the socio-economic policy the government of Uzbekistan, aimed at sustainable economic growth, equitable distribution of income and the harmonious development of population, creates social consensus in society on the basis of achieving a common noble objectives of its development. During the years 2001-2013 against the backdrop of sustainable high economic growth failed to reduce the level of poverty in Uzbekistan is almost 2 times - from 27,5 to 14,1%.
"Initiated by President Islam Karimov back in the mid 90-s of the last century, educational reform, have created favorable conditions for broader access by all segments of the population to education, not only primary, but also the subsequent steps, - notes the publication. - Reforms in the health care provided to residents of the republic to obtain high-quality, professional, technically well-equipped medical services, including in rural areas".
"Free city" separately allocates paid in our country to ensuring environmental sustainability, improve the management of water and land resources. The results of ongoing work in this direction, according to the publication, helps to reduce water losses and improve the quality of land resources in the country.
IA "Jahon", Riga