10:41 / 04.02.2023

Shavkat Mirziyoyev concludes his 3-day visit to Fergana Valley 

The President visited the “Yangi Uzbekiston yoshlar ziyo maskani” library in Davlatabad district before leaving Namangan region. 

Photo: Presidential press service

According to the press service of the head of state, this complex was put into operation in 2021. Today its fund contains 70 thousand books. The library is connected to the world’s largest network of digital libraries. Visitors are issued special ID-cards. All processes are carried out electronically. 

On the ground floor there is a separate reading room for children under 12 and the blind. Equipment for the development of creative imagination in children has been installed. On the second and third floors, there are common study rooms, and there is an archive in the basement. Conditions have also been created for training young people in information technology. 

Here, the head of state talked to the youth. 

“Namangan is the land of great scientists, craftsmen and entrepreneurs. And today young people are making great strides in the fields of economy, art and sports. When I hear about these achievements, I am very happy, I think about how to create more opportunities for our youth,” the President said. 

According to the press service, many youth programs are being implemented in the region. Last year, 140 billion soums were allocated for the development of entrepreneurship among unorganized youth, 6.5 thousand young people found their way in life. Also, 20 thousand young people were employed as a result of the allocation of 2.5 thousand hectares of sown land. 4.7 thousand young people in a difficult situation were paid tuition fees in the amount of 12.4 billion soums. 

During the conversation, they talked about projects and initiatives aimed at expanding these opportunities. 

“We have declared this year in our country as the Year of Human Care and Quality Education. We are promoting the rule that schools should teach at least two foreign languages   and one profession. Such educational institutions and sports schools are being built. All this should work comprehensively and act as a school of life,” the head of state said. 

It also became known that the “School of Life” program will be implemented, aimed at employment and professional training of graduates. In this area, the experience of Namangan region will be created. During the meeting, instructions were given to support scientific research, popularize sports, and organize entertainment events. 

Thus, the 3-day trip of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Fergana Valley ended, he returned to Tashkent.

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