Uzbekistan, Tashkent, March 20 / Trend D. Azizov /
People began celebrating Novruz holiday in the Alisher Navoi National Park in Tashkent.
According to the tradition, members of the parliament and government, figures of science, culture, art and sport, entrepreneurs, veterans, representatives of foreign embassies and international organizations gathered here.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov attended the festivities. While congratulating Uzbek people on the holiday of spring, the President stressed that Novruz is the ancient, national holiday that embodies the traditions and customs of people's eternal values.