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State program "Year of the Family" approved

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution that approved the State program "Year of the Family".

The bill was developed by the Republican committee, formed by the order № 3760-P of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan of December 13, 2011, together with concerned ministries, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regional and Tashkent city administrations, public and non-governmental organizations, self-governing institutions.

The Resolution provides for implementation of a wide range of targeted measures to further strengthen and develop the institution of the family as the foundation of society, raising all the work done on strengthening the legal and socioeconomic protection of interests and support of the family to a qualitatively new level, especially for young families, the role of families in upbringing physically healthy, spiritually mature and comprehensively advanced generation, strengthen the status and enhance the role of makhalla in practical implementation of the targets for the establishment of a strong, healthy families. This is especially important in connection with the proclamation of 2012 as the "Year of the Family" in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The most important directions of the State Program "Year of the Family" are:

• further improvement of legislative and regulatory framework, making the necessary changes and amendments to existing legislation and development of new laws, regulations and rules aimed at the development and improvement of the family institute to meet modern requirements, further strengthening the public's attention to this matter;

• Increased attention and care for young families, providing them with legal and social protection, the provision of general financial and moral support to young families, including decent housing, necessary privileges and preferences;

• further strengthening of the role and status of makhalla in society and everyday life, enhancing the importance of makhalla and the self-governing bodies to implement goals and objectives within the Year of the Family, and their influence in support and development of young families, providing it the necessary cooperation and assistance;

• further strengthening of care by the state and society in addressing the problems and needs of families, especially poor families, providing them with financial aid and social support in the upbringing of children, creating decent social conditions, with particular emphasis on women, carrying the main burden in the building family;

• further improvement of family healthcare, motherhood and childhood care, in accordance with the principle of "Healthy mother - healthy child";

• increasing the role and importance of the family in the future development of intellectual foundations of society, preserving and strengthening the age-old national values, a broad maintenance of the atmosphere of high morals in the society, and the growing opposition to various harmful influences to the national mentality;

• strengthening the role of family in upbringing physically strong, spiritually mature and comprehensively advanced generation and to this end strengthening of practical cooperation of family institution with educational institutions, providing their close and effective cooperation.

            The functions of organization and monitoring of the State program "Year of the Family" are assigned to the Republican Commission, which within two weeks shall ensure development and adoption of sectoral and regional programs under "Year of the Family" for each department, region, city, district and settlement, and organize coordination between the national level of government and economic management, state authorities and local NGOs for the full, high-quality and timely implementation of activities included in the State program "Year of the Family" by setting the system monitoring over the implementation of the Program.

The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan is ordered to ensure establishment of of the territorial commissions to implement the State program "Year of the Family" led by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan and khokims regions, cities and districts in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regions, Tashkent city and districts (cities), charging them with personal responsibility for the strict and full implementation of the planned program of activities in their respective territories.

The enforcement of this decision is assigned to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh.M.Mirziyoev. (Source: UzReport.com)



Alternative Energy Enterprises’ Association created in Uzbekistan

The Association of the Enterprises of Alternative Fuel and Energy has been created in Uzbekistan, the press service of the Ecologic Movement of Uzbekistan said.

The Association was created due to efforts of Ecologic Movement of Uzbekistan, GazMirPRO LLC, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan and other organization.

Scientific-technical council was created under the Association. At organizational meeting of the council, it was noted that it will play important role of the new division, which will expand use of alternative fuel and energy in Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the regulation of the council and its sections were approved and the members were elected.

New structure of the Association will carry out scientific-practical work on economic use of traditional energy and development of renewable energy.

It was noted that Uzbekistan successfully tested use of alternative energy in locally made and foreign cars and agriculture equipment. The state standards were adopted in this area.

According to specialists, as of 1 December 2011, some 300,000 cars were transferred to use of gas, which helped to save 13,000 tonnes of oil products or 26 billion soums (Exchange rate 1USD-1791,38 soums), as well as cut emission to air by 30%.

In past several years, number of enterprises, producing renewable energy, is increasing in Uzbekistan, including joint ventures. In the result, the share of solar and wind energy is increasing in total volume of power production.

In order to develop the sector, MPs of Ecologic Movement and Social-Democratic Party Adolat at the Legislative Chamber are developing a draft law “On renewable sources of energy”. The country also develops National Strategy and State Programme on Development of Alternative Sources of Energy.

Uzbekistan is sunny country and there is great opportunity to develop solar and wind energy. Uzbekistan has 300 solar days a year and has good conditions for development of wind energy.

At the council meeting, it was said that adoption of the law “On renewable sources of energy” will help for further social-economic development of Uzbekistan and raising life standards. (Source: UzDaily.com)



Final stage of Kelajak Ovozi 2011

The final stage of the republican contest Kelajak ovozi – 2011 started at the Youth Creativity Palace.

Young people aged 15 to 25 will demonstrate their knowledge and skills in such nominations like architecture and design, information technologies, innovation proposals and development work, fine and applied arts, literature and journalism.

Last contest held in 2005 was attended by 3,000 boys and girls. This year, the number of participants exceeded 76,000 youth.

One of these young talents is a third-year student of Samarkand professional college of computer technologies and water conservation Mahfuza Abdurahmonova.

She presented her project in the direction of architecture and design to create a children’s recreation park in the avenue of the ancient and eternally young city – Samarkand.

Exhibitions, master classes, presentations, concerts and meetings also will take place within the event.

Awarding ceremony of the winners will be held on 21 December. (Source: UzA News Agency)

 Creativity Dedicated to Motherland

At the exposition of works by artists of different generations

My Motherland Uzbekistan exposition opened at the Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan to the Constitution Day represents the whole range of colors, feelings and emotions associating in authors with home place. Products of young painters harmoniously combine in the exposition with canvases of celebrated art masters.

Owing to constant care of the government for cultural development of the country and creativity of talented artists, portrait-painters, graphic masters, sculptures and masters of decorative-applied art, more citizens and guests of Uzbekistan explore new verges of the fine art.

The exposition My Motherland Uzbekistan displays the works created by renowned artists and young beginners – graduates of the Kamoliddin Behzod National Institute of Arts and Design. Not by chance the Institute bears the name of the outstanding artist-miniaturist of Central Asia, as the institution’s activity is oriented to artistic values of not only the European classical world art, but to learning the rich cultural heritage of the East. Those students of the Institute having calling for drawing advance their talent and acquire lots of useful skills as well. Many graduates of the Institute turned celebrated painters, as well as Honored Workers of Culture and Art whose creativity widely known both in Uzbekistan and far beyond. 

“For the years of study in the Institute I acquired the elements of fine art, many useful and important knowledge necessary for professional artists. Currently I am seeking new singular methods and ways for artistic self-expression,” says the participant of the exposition My Motherland – Uzbekistan Erik Kulmonov. “In creating the canvases I presented for the exposition I have got inspiration from my love for my home place.”

Products displayed in the exposition reflect the perception of the beauty of the home country by authors, as well as peculiarities of one or another place. As a result, products are very different, expressive, accentuating the creative individuality of artists. Canvases depict various cultural and social themes, as well as images of outstanding people of the country, including Portrait of Zulfiya by N. Mirsalikhova, and Architect Mohirjon Tolipov by B. Abdullaev. Diligence of ordinary workers has become the key theme of such products as Evening by H. Ibragimov and Dialog by H. Urolov. Celebrated masters H. Mirzaahmedov, A. Mirsagatov, R. Ruzimuhamedov and others presented their bright and colored canvases reflecting the beauty of nature of Uzbek land. (Source: Ut.uz)


Cabinet of Ministers

Cabinet of Ministers - The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan is the executive power body of the Republic of Uzbekistan, ensuring guidance over effective functioning of the economy, social and cultural development, execution of the laws, and other decisions of Oliy Majlis, as well as decrees and resolutions issued by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. 

The activity of the Cabinet of Ministers is based on the law of the Republic of Uzbekistan № 818-XII "On Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan" dated May 6.

The Cabinet of Ministers heads the system of bodies of state management and established bodies for economic management, and ensures their coordinated activity.

The Cabinet of Ministers is competent to consider all issues concerning state and economic administration in the Republic of Uzbekistan, included in its competence according to the legislation.

The Cabinet of Ministers has a right of legislative initiative.

The Cabinet of Ministers in its activity is guided by principles collective leadership, democracy and legality, accounting of interests of all nations and nationalities inhabiting the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Cabinet of Ministers shall issue resolutions and ordinances in accordance with the current legislation. This shall be binding on all bodies of administration, enterprises, institutions, organizations, officials and citizens throughout the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers having normative character, are published in the Collection of the Orders of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and it the event of necessity through mass media for a immediate and nationwide promulgation.

The Cabinet of Ministers is the founder of the newspaper "Pravda Vostoka", and also co-founder of the newspapers "Narodnoe Slovo" and "Khalq Suzi".

Personal structure of the Cabinet of Ministers

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