Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Oct. 24 / Trend corr.D.Azizov /
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree to award employees of the Uzbek internal affairs agencies on their annual professional holiday.
According to the decree, 'for many years of valiant work on peace keeping, stability and public order in the country, as well as showing courage and dedication in the performance of duties, courage in the defence of national interests' 35 Interior Ministry employees received top awards. Six were awarded with orders and 29 with medals.
The Day of Internal Affairs Agency Employees is celebrated on October 25 in Uzbekistan.