NEWS AND EVENTS
December 9, 2005
President Announced 2006 is the Year of Charity and Medical workers
Uzbek President Islam Karimov announced 2006 as the Year of Charity and Medical Workers on Wednesday, 7 December.
Speaking at the Turkestan Palace in the event dedicated to the 13th anniversary of adoption of Constitution of Uzbekistan, the President Karimov said that the year is logic continuation of the Health year, marked in Uzbekistan in 2005.
He said that a lot should be done in healthcare system.
\"Our purpose is above all to promote charity work, raise the reputation and status of those who donate money to charity, create legal basis for this process and form wider public opinion so that these unselfish and noble deeds found their deserved place in our society,\" Karimov said.
\"Together with creating legal guarantees and privileges by the state for those who donate money to charity, so that they could feel that this is an essential part of their life, and promoting their activities, I think we should adopt a charter on charity work,\" the Uzbek leader added.