26 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE
August 28, 2015
KUWAITI EXPERTS: IN HISTORICALLY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME UZBEKISTAN FROM AN AGRARIAN REPUBLIC TURNED INTO INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRY
The Embassy of our country in Kuwait held a round table dedicated to the 24th anniversary of Independence of Uzbekistan.
It was attended by heads of diplomatic missions of foreign states and international organizations, representatives of political, business, academic and expert circles and the media of Kuwait.
The audience was provided with detailed information about the ongoing reforms in Uzbekistan, the main purpose of which is to create a democratic state with a socially oriented market economy. Special attention was paid to the course of the implementation of the State program \"Year of attention and care for the older generation\".
Speaking at the round table the president of the Australian College in Kuwait, Professor Mohammed Terro noted that during the years of independent development, Uzbekistan has achieved a great success in various spheres, including education. According to him, the country attaches great importance to the construction, reconstruction and modernization of the educational and sports institutions, which is an important factor in education and formation of a healthy and harmoniously developed generation.
In turn, the Ambassador of Senegal, the doyen of the diplomatic corps in Kuwait Abdou Lahad Mbacke emphasized that since the first days of independence, Uzbekistan has sovereign foreign policy, which is characterized with its pragmatism and balance. Through this country is increasingly strengthening its place on the world stage, including in the framework of international and regional organizations.
According to the diplomat, Uzbekistan plays an important role in resolving regional problems, ensuring peace and stability in Central Asia. In particular, the international community appreciates the participation of the republic in solving social and economic problems in Afghanistan.
As the secretary of the Asian World Islamic Charitable Organization of Kuwait (IICO) Salah Sultan, underlined, through firm and consistent policy Uzbekistan confirms interethnic and interreligious harmony. A clear proof of this is that currently the country is home to more than 130 nations and nationalities, who live in peace and harmony, religious organizations belonging to 16 confessions can act freely.
Director of “Safari Travel & Tourism” Ammar Krikera noticed that in a historically short period of time Uzbekistan from an agrarian republic turned into industrialized countries, in particular through the introduction of modern technologies in the industry and the creation of high-tech industries that produce export-oriented and competitive products.
A.Krikera also highly estimated the development of the tourism sector in our country, which has become one of the major sectors of the economy.
(Source: IA \"Jahon\", Al Kuwayt)