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NEWS AND EVENTS
February 16, 2016
\"THE GREAT ANCESTORS OF UZBEK PEOPLE LEFT AN INDELIBLE MARK IN THE WORLD\'S HISTORY\"
During the celebration of 533rd anniversary of the birth of genius of Uzbek poet and wise statesman Zakhiriddin Muhammad Babur correspondent of Jahon Information Agency in Seoul spoke with Professor in Department of International Relations Keymeng University, former Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Uzbekistan Jong Dae Wang about the life and work of our great ancestor.

- Uzbek land has always been a center of science, culture and the arts, the diplomat noted. It is here that were born and worked, scientists and thinkers who have made an invaluable contribution to world civilization. A striking example - Muhammad Musa al-Khwarizmi, first introduced into science the notion of \"algorithm\" and \"algebra\". Or an astronomer and author of the device radically new design for measuring the water level of the river Nile - \"Nilometer\" Ahmad al-Ferghani, founder of medical science Abu Ali ibn Sina, founder of the largest scientific school, author of numerous works on astronomy Mirzo Ulugbek. This list can be continued even many names of prominent personalities of the medieval East.

According to the source, Zakhiriddin Muhammad Babur among the Uzbek people the glorious sons, holds a special place as an exceptionally talented lyricist whose magnificent rubai admired to this day.

- He wrote poetry collections \"Kabul divan\" and \"Indian divan\", memoirs \"Baburname\", \"Treatise on aruz\". The latter is of particular importance - a work devoted to the study of the foundations of philological poetry. The main monument is the work of Babur, of course, his large-scale work \"Baburname\", which have shown great scientific value information on the history, ethnography, geography, literature, Central and South Asia, - said Jong Dae Wang.

At the same time, Babur was a brilliant military leader and a wise statesman. He remained a true son of his people, infinitely loved his homeland. During the years of his reign it was built grandiose architectural structures, which to this day attracts the attention not only of scientists all over the world, but millions of foreign tourists, including Koreans.

- While working in Uzbekistan as the Ambassador of South Korea, I was able to learn a lot about its rich history, culture and art. In a world of very few countries with such a glorious past and unique heritage. The Uzbek people can be fully proud of their ancestors, who left an indelible mark on world history, Jong Dae Wang concluded.

(Source: Jahon Information Agency, Seoul)


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