November 21. A decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on awarding educators at the Fergana state university was issued.
Culture and social life
Septamber 25. A decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on awarding the Alisher Navoi state prize in literature, art and architecture was issued. It was awarded to writer Abdulla Kadyri (postumous), Abdulhamid Chulpan (postumous), Abdurauf Fitrat (postumous), musician Shermat Djuraev (Sherali), artist Bohadyr Djalalov, chief architect Sergo Mihailovich Sutiagin, craftsman Samindjan Muidinov, architect Murad Fazylov, and Indian writer and poet Manzar Salim.
October 22. A decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov "On creating a fund of creative persons of Uzbekistan" to further deepen creative activity in literature, art and architecture, raise creative persons' living standards and guarantee their social protection during the transition to the market was issued.
October. Ulugbek Palvanov won 3rd prize at the Porto (Portugal) piano competition.
November 20-24. The international symposium on eradicating iodine deficiency diseases was held in Tashkent.