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February 23, 2015
POLICY... The President to award the veterans of the war of 1941-1945 with commemorative medal
On February 19, 2015, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree \"On awarding commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g\'alabaning 70 yilligi\" citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan, veterans of war and labor front of 1941-1945.

As stated in the decree of the President, the decision was done in order to honor the dignity and respect of citizens of Uzbekistan, veterans of war and labor front of 1941-1945, who made an invaluable contribution to the victory over fascism, in connection with the celebration the national holiday the Day of memory and honor on May 9, 2015, as well as the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism in World War II

The Decree established the commemorative medal in honor of the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism in World War II of 1941-1945 \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g\'alabaning 70 yilligi\" (70th anniversary of Victory in World War II)

The document states, that the commemorative medal \" Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g\'alabaning 70 yilligi \" is awarded to citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan, participants and invalids of the Second World War, who were awarded medals \"For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945\" and \"For Victory over Japan\" and other orders and medals received for military achievements during the war, or who have a document which approves them as a war veteran or a disabled World War II.

Additionally, participants of labor front with awards for their hard work during the Second World War, including the medal \"For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945\", \"For Labor Valor\", \"For Distinction in Labour \"or a document which proves the state at the full-time position of voluntary recruitment of civilians in the armed forces during the war of 1941-1945 will be awarded

Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Security Service in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Pension Fund under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan entrusted to determine and submit to the Cabinet of Ministers of a specific list of veterans and disabled veterans, members of the labor front of 1941-1945 who are subject to the award of a commemorative anniversary medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g\'alabaning 70 yilligi\" within two weeks. Besides, the decree entrusted the Cabinet of Ministers:

- within a month to ensure in the established order manufacturing of sommemorative medals \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g’alabaning 70 yilligi \" and forms of certificates to them together with the Central Bank and the PA \"Davlat belgisi\"

- until March 1,2015, to develop and approve the program of events dedicated to the celebration of the country\'s 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism in World War II by providing it with measures rewarding veterans of war and labor front of 1941-1945 commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g\'alabaning 70 yilligi\" in a solemn and festive atmosphere

According to the decree, awarding commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g’alabaning 70 yilligi\" is held in a solemn ceremony on behalf of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan by Minister of Defense, Chairman of the National Security Service, Minister of Internal Affairs, Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of Jokargy Kenes of Karakalpakstan, khokims of regions, cities and districts with the participation of representatives of local military administration, councils of war and labor veterans. Together with the commemorative medal the certificate of prescribed form is awarded. Commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g’alabaning 70 yilligi\" is worn on the left side of chest.

Description of the commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g‘alabaning 70 yilligi\"

Commemorative medal \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g’alabaning 70 yilligi\" is made of copper alloy and is covered with gold of 0.25 micron thickness. The medal is a circle with a diameter of 32 millimeters.

On the obverse of the commemorative anniversary medal there is a monument \"Motamsaro Ona\" at the Eternal Flame memorial complex \"Hotira Maydoni\" which is shown on the background of diverging sunlight. From the leaft and right sides of the monument are figures 1945 and 2015, that refers to the year end of the Second World War and the jubilee year.

On the reverse side of the commemorative anniversary medal is the inscription \"Ikkinchi jahon urushidagi g’alabaning 70 yilligi.\" Inscription is enclosed in a laurel wreath, the branches of which are fastened at the base of eight-pointed star.

Image and inscription are convex.

The edges of the commemorative medal are bordered with rim. The commemorative medal is connected to a pentagonal block with ring and eye and covered with silk ribbon which has colored stripes of the flag of the Republic of Uzbekistan 24mm width.

The width of the blue, green and white stripes are 7 mm, the width of red stripes are 1.5 mm. The height of the blocks is 48 mm, width is 45 mm. Mount is on the pin.

(Source: UzReport.uz)


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