The memorial event took place in the Scientific and Enlightenment Memorial Complex named after Islam Karimov.
The event was organized as a part of the commemorative week of Islam Karimov, according to the Presidential decree «About immortalization of the memory of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov» and order of The Cabinet of Ministers from February 25, 2019.
Memorial Complex named after Islam Karimov and the Islam Karimov Foundation were organizers of the event.
Close friends, colleagues of the First President, political, cultural and public figures participated in the memorial event.
The memory of Islam Karimov is deeply respected throughout Uzbekistan. A university, an airport, a house of culture, an automobile factory and Streets are named after him. His blessed memory will live in people’s hearts forever.
A film about the First President of Uzbekistan was shown at the beginning of the event.
The spouse of the First President of Uzbekistan Tatyana Karimova in her memories paid special attention to the details of the first foreign trip of Islam Karimov to India in August 1991.
Adham Rasulov, who stood at the origins of the creation of the State Protocol of Uzbekistan, the Honored Journalist of Uzbekistan Safar Ostonov, political journalist Tamara Abidova, the Doctor of Historical Sciences Poyon Ravshanov, the head of the Memorial Complex Temur Shirinov exchanged with their memories as well.
As a part of the memorial event guests honored the memory of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and acquainted with the exhibition «The Heart that embraced the Universe»
Photos by T.Kurbanbaev