President sends present to father and son Utaganovs
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov sent a present to woodcarvers Yolbars Utaganov and his son Umidillo of Andijan region. The gift was sent in response to Umidillo Utaganov’s wooden table and chair, which he made specially for the President.
Monument to poetess Zulfiya opened in Tashkent
On 1 March, a monument to famous poetess Zulfiya opened in the center of Tashkent. Heads of state and public organizations, poets and writers, relatives and others participated in the opening. Mayor of Tashkent A.Tukhtayev opened the solemn ceremony. The monument has been raised in accordance with the resolution of the President of Uzbekistan dated 13 September 2007. It was created by sculptor Ravshan Mirtojiyev.
Representatives of more than 20 countries participate in “Culture of ancient Khorezm” festival
Festival “Culture of ancient Khorezm” opened in Khiva, Khorezm region, with participation of representatives from more than 20 countries. The goal of the festival is to attract more tourists to the region.
International music festival “Sharq Taronalari” continues in Samarkand
Sixth international music festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Oriental Melodies”) continues in Samarkand. Singers, musicians and dancers from 51 countries are participating in the event, which started on 27 August.
2750th anniversary celebrations of Samarkand held
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov participated in the celebrations of the 2750th anniversary of the city of Samarkand on Saturday. Officials, representatives of foreign embassies, international organizations, participants of the sixth international music festival Sharq Taronalari, tourists and others participated in the celebrations held at the city’s Registan square.
International conference on Uzbekistan’s contribution to development of Islamic civilization opens in Tashkent
International conference on Contribution of Uzbekistan to development of Islamic civilizations opened in Tashkent on 14 August. The two-day forum gathered over 100 scholars and public and religious figures from more than 30 states. Among them are heads of Organization of the Islamic Conference, League of Arab States, ISESCO, UNESCO General Conference and IRCICA.