President's speech at celebrations of Uzbekistan’s 18th independence anniversary
“It is a great pleasure for me to congratulate you and through you all the people with this great date in the history of our Motherland – the 18th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence – and to express to you my deep respect and reverence.”
Uzbekistan celebrates Independence Day
The celebrations of the 18th anniversary of independence of Uzbekistan were held on 31 August at the National park named after Alisher Navoi in Tashkent.
“Tashkent-2200” album published
The publishing house Uzbekistan issued an album “Tashkent-2200” devoted to the jubilee of the country’s capital. The album consists of three chapters and contains unique historical photos and materials.
Stamps devoted to Tashkent’s 2,200th anniversary issued
Special cancellation of the postal stamps devoted to the 2,200th anniversary of the city of Tashkent was held in the capital.
New head of State Nature Protection Committee appointed
The Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan passed a resolution on 29 August 2009 on appointing the new head of the State Nature Protection Committee.
Sharq Taronalari festival completes
The seventh international musical festival Sharq Taronalari (Oriental Melodies) completed in Samarkand. Artists from nearly 50 states performed on the stage at Registan square for almost one week.
President of Uzbekistan receives US Ambassador
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received US ambassador to Uzbekistan Richard Norland at Oqsaroy residence in Tashkent on 29 August.
Islam Karimov visits International Forums Palace
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 28 August familiarized himself with the International Forums Palace “Uzbekistan” built in the center of Tashkent.
Sharq Taronalari participants visit Samarkand districts
The seventh international music festival Sharq Taronalari is continuing in the city of Samarkand. Its participants demonstrate their programs on the Registan square, as well as in the parks of the city’s various districts.
Senate’s 19th plenary session opens
The 19th plenary session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan opened in Tashkent on 28 August. It was attended by invited members of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of ministries and departments, representatives of the media. The meeting was chaired by the chairman of the Senate Ilgizar Sobirov.
Senate to hold plenary session
The 19th plenary session of the Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan opens on Friday in Tashkent. On 27 August, the Kengash (Council) of Senate held a session to consider preparation to the plenary.
Music festival continues
The seventh international music festival Sharq Taronalari (Oriental Melodies) is continuing in the city of Samarkand.
Exhibition “My wonderful Tashkent” held
The exhibition and contest “My wonderful Tashkent” devoted to the capital city’s 2,200th anniversary were held at the Visual Art Gallery of Uzbekistan.
Builders of International Forums Palace awarded
President Islam Karimov signed a decree on 27 August on awarding the persons who participated in the construction of the International Forums Palace “Uzbekistan”.
Conference on Oriental music held in Samarkand
The conference on the role of the Oriental musical culture in the development of the world civilization was held in Samarkand in the framework of the Sharq Taronalari festival.
Chartak-Daehan-Textile JV launched
Uzbek-South Korean cotton-fiber processing joint venture Chartak-Daehan-Textile was launched in Chartak, Namangan region.
Sharq Taronalari festival starts
The seventh international music festival Sharq Taronalari (Oriental Melodies) opened in the city of Samarkand on 26 August.
Again sound of music from East
The seventh International Music Festival «Shark Taronalari» opened in the ancient and eternally young city of Samarkand on August 26.
Under the leadership of President Islam Karimov, there are good conditions for strengthening inter-ethnic peace and harmony between different nations and nationalities.
President visits Surkhandarya region
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Surkhandarya region on 25 August to familiarize himself with the socioeconomic reforms here.