Uzbekistan hosts meeting on preventing crimes among young people
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 16
By Diana Aliyeva – Trend:
Uzbekistan hosted a meeting under the leadership of the country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Nov. 15.
Issues of preventing crime among young people in Uzbekistan, strengthening interaction of the country’s educational institutions and internal affairs bodies in this direction, increasing their responsibility, were discussed at the meeting.
It was noted that during ten months of 2017, 22,000 young people committed one third of the total number of crimes in Uzbekistan.
Among them, 875 students of academic lyceums and professional colleges, as well as 310 schoolchildren committed grave and especially serious crimes.
The heads of relevant ministries of Uzbekistan were instructed to develop a program of concrete measures for effective organization of meaningful and useful leisure for students, formation of entrepreneurial skills during preschool and school education, involvement of highly qualified specialists in this process, and creation of business literature for young people.