Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Islamic Republic of Pakistan
27.04.2009 8:51

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26th Anniversary of Independence


In Nukus, the town phase of the “You are the only one, my sacred Motherland” contest has taken place. This contest is devoted to the 26th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan. 

Under the leadership of the President, special attention is being paid to bringing up the younger generation to develop harmoniously and to creating broad conditions for them to acquire knowledge thoroughly. 

It has been said that this makes it possible for the younger generation to learn professions and to display their potential and talent. 

In the contest, folklore ensembles of culture and recreational centres, young people studying at secondary special and higher educational institutions and those studying at children’s schools of music and art participated. 

Z.Maqsudova, a student of children’s school of music and art No 1 in the town of Nukus; S.Turdimuratov, M.Beyimbetova, N.Bozorboyeva and G.Ahmetova, students of the Nukus college of culture and art; N.Tolemisov, a student of children’s school of music and art No 12; A.Umrzoqov, a singer of the “Ilme sultan” song and dance folklore ensemble; and R.Yusupov, a singer of the “Aq Zhaghis” culture and recreational centre; were declared the winners and obtained the right to participate in the Qoraqalpoghiston republican phase of the contest. 



Propagation events have been held in Andijon on the slogan of “We will build our great future with our brave and noble people”. These events have taken place in the run-up to the 26th anniversary of the Motherland’s independence. 

The propagation events were arranged by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, the Ministry of Public Education and the Ministry of Defence of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the Writers Union of Uzbekistan, the republican morality propagation centre, the Uzbekkino national cinematography agency and the hokimiyats (governorates and mayors’ offices) of the region, districts and towns. Propagation groups consisting of prominent scholars, poets and writers, film and theatre actors and performing arts workers held meetings as part of the propagation events at educational establishments, in neighbourhoods, at enterprises and organizations, at military units and cultural and recreational facilities. 

They talked about the essence and significance of ideas and initiatives put forward in a book entitled “We will build our great future with our brave and noble people”, written by President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. 

The cherishment of peace and calm in this country, results of the implementation of large-scale reforms and improvement work, good changes in people’s lives and young people’s achievements were explained in simple and accessible language, using examples from life. 

Especially, such events held at children’s school of music and art No 20 in Jalaquduq District and children’s school of music and art No 23 in Qorghontepa District, at the Andijon industrial-teaching college, at the Asaka car manufacturing vocational college and at the Ravon Taraqqiyot Orzusi LLC in Andijon District gave feelings of great pride and joy to participants. 

“Living in our free and prosperous country, we feel proud. We are sure that our children will develop and be happy. We, elders, consider it our duty to explain this to young people and to call on them to cherish peace,” says labour veteran Davlathon Ikromiddinova, who lives in Qorghontepa District. 

The propagation events concluded with a gala concert in the “Soghlom Avlod (healthy generation)” stadium in the city of Andijon. There military servicemen and sportspeople of Andijon who had achieved great victories at continental and world championships gave impressive performances. 

The hokim (governor) of Andijon Region, Sh.Abdurahmonov, made a speech at the event. 



September 1 is the historic date of our country's gaining independence, the appearance on the world map of a new, sovereign state - the Republic of Uzbekistan. We celebrated it as the most valuable holiday.

For its worthy celebration, the President's Decree "On the preparation and conduct of the celebration of the 26th anniversary of the state independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan" was adopted.

The republican commission approved for this purpose will develop a program of organizational, practical, spiritual, educational and awareness-raising activities embodying the main idea "My love and devotion to you, native Uzbekistan!" within a week. When preparing it, it is proposed to proceed from the main provisions of the Strategy for Actions and the state program "Year of dialogue with the people and human interests".

It is recommended to pay great attention to comprehensive coverage of large-scale work aimed at modernizing the country, deepening democratic reforms, further enhancing the role of parliament and political parties, the effectiveness of the public administration system, strengthening the role of civil society institutions, including the media. And also the great importance is of the fact that a system of open and effective dialogue with the population of state and non-governmental organizations is established on the spot, as a result of which many problems of citizens are solved in accordance with their appeals.