PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
August 28, 2017
SHAVKAT MIRZIYOYEV BEGAN HIS TRIP TO SAMARKAND FROM VISITING THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF ISLAM KARIMOV
On August 27, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Samarkand. The head of our state began his trip to the region from visiting the final resting place of the First President of our country Islam Karimov.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev laid flowers at the grave of Islam Karimov.
The President of our country inspected activities that have been carried out in the complex.
A memorial complex is being built in the city of Samarkand in accordance with the resolution of the head of our state “On perpetuating the memory of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganiyevich Karimov” of January 25, 2017.
On April 14, 2017 the President of our country during the trip to Samarkand region got acquainted with the project of this complex and gave instructions on its improvement. In accordance with them, a large-scale construction and landscaping activities were carried out here. The mausoleum is erected from marble and granite, decorated with inscriptions of ayats from the sacred Koran. Wise sayings of Islam Karimov are written on the portals under the arch in Uzbek, English and Arabic. The territory adjoining the complex is expanded, all conditions are created for visitors. The mausoleum of the First President of our country is harmoniously combined with the mosque of Hazrati Khizr.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev gave recommendations on completion of construction and landscaping work in the complex, further improvement of conditions for visitors, improvement of the cemetery.