Presentation on Tashkent’s jubilee to be held in UNESCO headquarter
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, March 18 / Trend T. Zhukov /
The presentation of Tashkent - capital of Uzbekistan will be held in UNESCO headquarter in Paris from April 1-10, the Uzbek Ministry of Culture and Sports told Trend .
The presentation will be dedicated to 2,200 years of Tashkent. The meeting will be held under patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Uzbek representation in UNESCO headed by the President's youngest daughter Lola Tillayeva. Tashkent's week in UNESCO will complete by ceremonial concert of art masters and folklore collectives of Uzbekistan.
Earlier such a presentation was held in European representation of UNESCO in Geneva. This meeting was held under patronage of the fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan. The President's elder daughter Gulnara Karimova is the chairman of trustee council of this organization.
The world community will celebrate 2,200 years of Tashkent in May upon the decision of the 34-th session of UNESCO's General Conference, the Ministry of Culture said. The Uzbek President Islam Karimov signed the special decree on Tashkent's jubilee in April 2008. The document adopted plan of actions on reconstruction of historical monuments in Tashkent, its accomplishment, construction of new modern objects and development of social infrastructure.
The international scientific conference Role of Tashkent in the World Civilization was planned to be held within the jubilee. Uzbek authorities intend to draw famous foreign scientists and specialists for participation in the conference.Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at [email protected]