The Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution “On the procedure for conferring the status of “Honorary Citizen”.
According to the document, this status is assigned to foreign citizens and stateless persons who have made significant investments in the development of the economy, science, culture and art, education, healthcare and the social sphere of the country, as well as contributed to the charity activities in Uzbekistan.
This status can be assigned at the initiative of the President. In this case, the decision is made by the Senate, and the certificate is signed and presented by the Senate chairperson.
If this initiative is instigated by the state and economic authorities, the decision is taken respectively by the Jokargy Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, Councils of people's deputies of the regions and the city of Tashkent. In this case, the certificate is signed and presented by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Karakalpakstan, khokims of the regions and the city of Tashkent.
It should be reminded that this status is not a basis for obtaining citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan.