As reported earlier, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited Surkhandarya and Kashadarya regions on 30 June-1 July to evaluate the ongoing social-economic reforms, as well as creative and beautification work. On the second day of the visit to Kashkadarya region the Head of state visited the fields of the “Shukrona” farming unit in Karshi district.
Wide celebration of Alisher Navoi’s birthday has become a good tradition in our country. A solemn ceremony, dedicated to the 575th anniversary of our great ancestor, took place at the Alisher Navoi national park on February 9. The event was attended by members of the Senate, deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, representatives of ministries and agencies, creative associations and public organizations, Navoi scholars, scientists, writers and poets, local community activists and the youth.
The Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a press conference in Tashkent on the state and prospects of development of broadband access. The Deputy Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications U.Alamov and others noted that today as a result of large-scale projects for development of telecommunications technologies, networks and communications infrastructure in our country over a third of Internet users connected via broadband access. The resolution of the President Islam Karimov "On measures for further development of national information and communication system of the Republic of Uzbekistan" dated June 27, 2013 has been an important factor in the developments in this sphere.