May 9 – the Day of Memory and Honors, initiated by President Islam Karimov, is being celebrated in our country as a nationwide holiday.
The chemical industry is rapidly developing in the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Thanks to wide-scale reforms implemented in the industry, production of valuable chemical raw materials – soda ash was launched.
In these wondrous days, when the nature awakens, our entire people – be it elderly or young – meet the resplendent and much-longed-for holiday, a symbol of spring and renewal, with an open soul and a sense of infinite joy, with the words “Welcome Navruz to our land!”
It gives me a great pleasure to sincerely, from the bottom of my heart, congratulate you, my dearest – and the entire people of Uzbekistan – on the fabulous holiday of Navruz and express my deep respect and the kindest of my wishes to you!
An exhibition of traditional costumes, organized by the Fund “Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan” jointly with the Association of Antiques of Uzbekistan “Meros” was opened at the Youth Creativity Palace under the project “Tiklanish”.
A project on construction of Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex on the base of Surgil field was included into top ten global investment projects of the world in 2012 according to the rating published by the authoritative consulting company Dealogic (Great Britain).
In our country, a great work under the direction of President Islam Karimov is being implemented on the ways to further increase women’s participation in public and social construction, their social protection, caring and attention to the health and providing them with decent working and living conditions.
A conference to hear reports and elect new officials of the Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan was held in Tashkent on 25 January.
The building of the Karakalpak State Music Theatre named after Berdaq after reconstruction has acquired completely new look.
On 18 January a session of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, devoted to the results of social-economic development of the country in 2012 and main priorities of economic program for 2013, was held in Tashkent.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov chaired January 18 an extended meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers gathered to review the outcomes of socio-economic development in the country in 2012 and outline priority aspects of the economic program for the year 2013.