In Karshi completely overhauled bridge of Amir Temur and the green zone laid on the adjacent territory are put into commission. Representatives of state and public organizations, small business and private entrepreneurship, the general public and youth attended the event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of independence of our country.
Khokim (mayor) of Kashkadarya region Z.Ruziyev and others noted that a large-scale creative and improvement work carried out under the leadership of President Islam Karimov is yielding good results. In all regions of our country socio-economic infrastructure develops, the cities and villages take on a modern look. Karshi is also becoming more beautiful, here are all the necessary conditions for the people. Resolution of the Head of our state on the plan of prospective development of Karshi and the development program of modern road communications dated 25 July 2013 serve as an important guide for action in this direction.
There is a deep symbolic meaning in the fact that this bridge built by the great Amir Temur has been radically reconstructed and put into operation on the eve of the 25th anniversary of independence of our country.
This historic bridge connects the banks of the ancient river Kashkadarya, serves as a means of international social and economic relations. In the Middle Ages there were important caravan routes linking Iran and India with Europe via Nasaf. Therefore, this oasis has been flourished for centuries. As a scientist and traveler Herman Vambery wrote 10 caravanserais, a large market, a picturesque public garden for recreation were located in Karshi in 1860 which are not found in other countries like. Today this historic garden has been restored again.
Reconstruction of the bridge of Amir Temur and establishment of a beautiful park at the near territory become a joyful event, a great holiday gift for the residents of Kashkadarya. Giving the modern appearance to this construction which has a 700-year history and were built on the basis of precisely designed engineering solutions, is the result of special attention paid under the leadership of the President of the country for study, revival and preservation of our history.
- It is no exaggeration to say that every day of independence brings a renewal - said the world champion on the national Kurash, master of sports of international class Jaloliddin Shernazarov. – Giving a completely new appearance to this historic bridge built by our great ancestor Amir Temur, was a wonderful gift for the 25th anniversary of our independence. Today, no matter what region of the country you may come, you become a witness of enormous changes. Creation – is anciently inherent quality of our people. Young people must be worthy successors to our courageous and selfless ancestors, and should effectively use conditions and opportunities created under the guidance of President of our country.
President Islam Karimov during his visit to the region on June 30, 2015 gave the necessary recommendations on transforming the area into a modern recreation area for population. Over the past short period of time it is carried out large-scale creative, resurfacing and landscaping work.
Bridge of Amir Temur have been rebuilt on the basis of modern requirements. Three dams have been built on the river Kashkadarya. Instead of the old buildings on the shore of a beautiful park, four berths for ships have been built, 14 cottages, 4 coffee bars, children's playgrounds, 4 sports grounds with artificial turf have been erected, lighting devices and attractions also have been installed. In addition, 4 kilometers water pipeline, 4.2 kilometers of sewers, 29.3 km of electric systems have been laid. Equipment for irrigation of 144.8 thousand square meters have been put. It plants more than 4 thousand of ornamental trees and shrubs, nearly 68 thousand square meters has been covered of paving stones.
The bridge and its surroundings have found the face of modern recreation area, which will become a favorite place not only our compatriots, but also foreign tourists.
- The ancient city of Karshi and Shakhrisabz left me with an unforgettable experience, - says a tourist fr om China Lin Hai. - I have been to many countries around the world, but believe me, this beautiful country like Uzbekistan, I have not yet met. Uzbekistan with its unique and beautiful nature, kind-hearted, hospitable people, wh ere representatives of various nations and nationalities live under peace and harmony, of course, will obtain a great future. In the Chinese media, I read a lot and heard about Uzbekistan, the wise and clear-sighted President Islam Karimov. Today, arriving in Uzbekistan and witnessing for the work carried out here, I was convinced immediately that I have heard. Only such determined and hard-working people are capable of great noble deeds.
- Uzbekistan is one of the few countries that have a long and great history. This country has fascinated me for its historic monuments, national values, beautiful scenery and generous people, - says a tourist from Sudan Isameldin Ahmad Abdulrahmon. - There are no words to express my admiration of the perfect, unique architectural monuments. Millennial minaret still stands majestically above us, narrating the unfading rich history. People carefully guard this historical heritage. Uzbekistan is building its future with its own hands. This historic bridge and a beautiful green area built around, symbolizes the great past and the present and the future of your people.
Songs and music by famous artists give the event a festive mood.
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan A.Ikramov has made a speech at the event.