These brightest days, when the nature awakens, the long-expected Navruz – loved by all of us – has come to our blessed land, the native Uzbekistan, with the arrival of spring.
It gives me an immense pleasure, from the bottom of my heart, to sincerely congratulate you, my dear compatriots and our whole nation, on this most ancient and the noblest holiday which is as a symbol of spring, renewal and joy, and express my highest respect and kindest wishes to you all.
At the Oqsaroy on 24 February, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov chaired a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Fund for the Development of Children’s Sports of Uzbekistan.
The head of our state expounded on the efforts undertaken by the Fund last year and issues in the further perfection of its activities.
“Today, our life confirms the aptness of the establishment of this fund that serves to promote children’s sports, nurture a healthy and comprehensively advanced generation,” President Islam Karimov said.
“Sports have become an inseparable part of the lives of our families and been cemented in the consciousness of our people. Parents are bringing their kids to sports hobby groups. Boys and girls going in for sports are growing healthy, strong and resolute, and their world outlook has been changing. In a word, our nation has manifested itself in sports, as well.”
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received credentials from Pamela Spratlen, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America in our country, on 27 January at the Oqsaroy.
It gives me a tremendous pleasure to congratulate you on the victory in the last elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on the high confidence that our people has expressed for you, and wish you all a sound health, happiness and every success in your activities.