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Uzbekistan to open 420 PEIs this year

Uzbekistan to open 420 PEIs this year
The Ministry of Preschool Education held a press conference at the Agency for Information and Mass Communications under the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on measures for further development of public-private partnership in preschool education system.

At the event, it was noted that in 2018-2019, the Ministry signed over 1412 agreements in order to establish activities of non-governmental preschool education institutions. To date, soft loans have been allocated for the implementation of 992 projects.

As a result of the measures taken, as of January 1 this year, 692 preschool education institutions, capable of reaching 59.9 thousand children, began their work. In addition, 6084 family PEIs with 144.7 thousand places were opened.

In Uzbekistan, the number of preschool education institutions created on the basis of public-private partnership is 6776, and the number of children reached by them exceeds 204 thousand. In 2020, it is planned to open another 2 thousand family and 420 kindergartens created based on public-private partnership.

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Sh. Mamaturopova, UzA