STATE AND SOCIETY
January 11. The law "On establishing the Day of defending the motherland" was passed at the 14th session of the SC of the RU. It is January 14.
Feburary 22. A resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On celebrating Navruz" was issued.
March 5. A resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers "On state support of the NGO "Soglom avlod uchun" was issued.
May 5-6. The 15th session of the SC passed the following laws: "On establishing the medals Hero of Uzbekistan, Gold Star, Independence, Friendship, Courage, and Glory", "On elections to provincial, district and city councils", "On guarantees of electoral rights of citizens", "On appeals to citizens" and other acts.
May 5. The resolution of the SC awarded the medal Hero of Uzbekistan to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov for his outstanding contribution to education, sovereignty and the independence of Uzbekistan, the creation of a humane, democratic legal state, the guaranteeing of civil peace and national accord, and for his firmness and bravery.
May 11. The laws on establishing the medal Hero of Uzbekistan and the other medals were published.
May 13. The law "On foreign investment and guarantees of foreign investors" was passed at the 15th session of the SC.
May 25. The laws "On elections to provincial, district and city councils" and "On guarantees of electoral rights of citizens" was passed at the 15th session of the SC.
October 5. The Constitutional law on the Oliy Majlis of the RU was published.
November 7. The decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on forming the JSC Uzbekiston temir iullari was issued.