26 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE
July 4, 2014
23rd ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE OF UZBEKISTAN..
Uzbekistan is preparing to celebrate 23rd Anniversary of independence
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a Resolution on July 1 \\\"On preparation and celebration of 23rd anniversary of the state independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan\\\".
The Resolution notes that in preparation for and holding of our dearest holiday, the focus should be on implementation of appropriate outreach activities to raise awareness among the population and inform the international community on the essence and significance of ongoing fundamental reforms in Uzbekistan, huge successes and milestones achieved for the last period in building a new, democratic state and civil society.
Along with this, it is of great importance the wide coverage of the stable and dynamic development of Uzbekistan, the significant successes achieved in all areas, that have been recognized by the international community, comprehensive informing about the growing potential of our country, its growing influence in the international arena, and certainly on key factors of success, which primarily include the shift in vision and thinking, increased political culture and civic position of our countrymen.
In accordance with these tasks, it has been instructed to approve the composition of the Republican Commission on preparation and holding of the 23rd anniversary of the state independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan and in a week\\\'s time to develop a program of organizational-practical, cultural, educational and outreach activities that embody the noble idea of \\\"I love You, You are so dear to me, my Uzbekistan!\\\"
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent city and regional administrations, the Women\\\'s Committee, Kamolot public youth movement, the funds Nuroniy and Mahalla are instructed to create local territorial commissions for the preparation and holding of Independence Day with the aim of organizing this work at a high level, to develop plans of appropriate measures to be included in the national program.
According to the Resolution, for the preparation of holiday programs in the city of Tashkent, the Republic of Karakalpakstan and regions highly skilled professionals will be involved to organize mass performances – screenplay writers and directors, writers, composers, choreographers, artists and designers and talented young artists.
Ministry of Culture and Sports, Uzbeknavo together with the Unions of writers and composers are instructed to hold the final stage of the traditional republican contest \\\"Yagonasan, Muqaddas Vatan!\\\" Winners of the competition shall be declared on the eve of Independence Day.
In addition, the Uzbek Agency for Press and Information, Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the Union of Writers of Uzbekistan, Creative Union of Journalists, Uzbek Academy of Arts, Tasviriy Oyina and other relevant organizations are instructed to hold at high-level of such contests as “Eng ulug, Ang Aziz\\\", \\\"Vatan uchun yashaylik\\\", \\\"Seni kuylaymiz, zamondosh\\\", \\\"Ranglar zhilosida - ona Diyor\\\" in late August.