22:52 / 16.10.2020
Mirziyoyev gets acquainted with construction of an IT-park in Tashkent

On October 16, the President of Uzbekistan visited the technological park of software products and information technologies in Tashkent.

As the press service of the head of state reported, in the showroom of the complex, information was provided about the buildings under construction and the conditions being created.

“Demonstrated software products were created with the participation of students of the specialized school named after Muhammad al-Khwarizmi. Mirziyoyev held a videoconference with children studying at the IT center in Karakalpakstan’s Bozatau district,” the press service said.

Responsible persons were instructed to ensure integration between the school named after Muhammad al- Khwarizmi and schools of information technology in the regions, to encourage young people to learn modern technologies, to become professionals in their field.

The construction progress of the Technopark was considered.

“Work on the creation of a modern complex began on November 20 last year. 17 buildings will be built in stages, including 20-25-storey office buildings, a 22-storey hotel, a university, a conference hall, a coworking center and other facilities. The structures can withstand earthquakes with a magnitude higher than 9. The complex will also have an underground three-level car park, cafes and restaurants, shops, a mosque, sports grounds and recreation areas,” the statement reads.

Currently, the first two buildings of the IT-park have been commissioned. Advanced conditions have been created, incubation and acceleration programs for promising startups have been launched. Enterprises registered as residents of the IT-park are exempt from taxes and customs duties until January 1, 2028.