Spiritual and enlightenment events in honor of the 80th anniversary of the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov’s birth are being held in educational institutions, at enterprises and organizations of Samarkand region.
At the event that was held at the general education school No.21 of Samarkand, where the First President of Uzbekistan had studied, was attended by teachers and students, residents of the makhalla, representatives of the city public.
Deputy khokim of Samarkand region A.Umarov noted that Islam Karimov, the founder of independent Uzbekistan, great politician and reformer, worked selflessly for the sake of development of the Motherland, the welfare of people. It was noted that due to his love and care, Samarkand has been radically transformed and turned into a modern city during the years of independence.
Islam Karimov’s classmates Sh.Sharopov, Y.Bilenko told about the childhood, the school years of the great man, his sincere attitude towards teachers and classmates.
– We grew up in the same makhalla, went to the same school together, – says T.Akhmedjonov. – Islam Karimov, since childhood, performed every work according to a carefully thought out plan, after classes he attended various training classes. Even in summer holidays, kept reading books. We are proud to have studied in one school with such a great man, were his contemporaries. Islam Karimov lives in the hearts of not only friends and residents of the makhalla, but the entire people of Uzbekistan.