Uzbek head of state concludes visit to Fergana Valley


The President visited the “Yangi Uzbekiston yoshlar ziyo maskani” library in Davlatabad district before leaving Namangan region. 

According to the press service of the head of state, this complex was put into operation in 2021. Today its fund contains 70 thousand books. The library is connected to the world’s largest network of digital libraries. Visitors are issued special ID-cards. All processes are carried out electronically. 

On the ground floor there is a separate reading room for children under 12 and the blind. Equipment for the development of creative imagination in children has been installed. On the second and third floors, there are common study rooms, and there is an archive in the basement. Conditions have also been created for training young people in information technology. 

Here, the head of state talked to the youth. 

“Namangan is the land of great scientists, craftsmen and entrepreneurs. And today young people are making great strides in the fields of economy, art and sports. When I hear about these achievements, I am very happy, I think about how to create more opportunities for our youth,” the President said. 

According to the press service, many youth programs are being implemented in the region. Last year, 140 billion soums were allocated for the development of entrepreneurship among unorganized youth, 6.5 thousand young people found their way in life. Also, 20 thousand young people were employed as a result of the allocation of 2.5 thousand hectares of sown land. 4.7 thousand young people in a difficult situation were paid tuition fees in the amount of 12.4 billion soums. 

During the conversation, they talked about projects and initiatives aimed at expanding these opportunities. 

“We have declared this year in our country as the Year of Human Care and Quality Education. We are promoting the rule that schools should teach at least two foreign languages   and one profession. Such educational institutions and sports schools are being built. All this should work comprehensively and act as a school of life,” the head of state said. 

It also became known that the School of Life programme will be implemented, aimed at employment and professional training of graduates. In this area, the experience of Namangan region will be created. During the meeting, instructions were given to support scientific research, popularize sports, and organize entertainment events. 

Earlier, Mirziyoyev visited the small industrial and business zone Barkamol avlod in Namangan. 

As the press service of the head of our state writes, technoparks and small industrial zones are being created in our country in order to support entrepreneurship. In the Namangan region, the number of such complexes has reached 73.

There are many entrepreneurs and artisans in the Barkamol avlod settlement. But they had to work from home, which limited their potential.

Therefore, next to the mahalla, an industrial complex with the necessary infrastructure was organized on an area of ​​10 hectares. 46 projects are being implemented here. Work has been completed at 18 enterprises, they have already begun their activities, and more than 2,000 jobs have been created.

The head of state got acquainted with the technological process at the Master klass dizayn, Sifat yog'och sanoat, and Balance tex enterprises.

The first enterprise produces 150 thousand units of leather shoes per year. Sifat yog'och sanoat is able to produce 1.2 thousand sets of furniture per year, and Balance tex 400 thousand textile products. Young people and women from neighboring mahallas, who were previously unemployed, work and earn money in them. Products due to quality and affordability replaces imported analogues.

- We have industrious and energetic people. So, we created the conditions, and things went uphill. Now we need to help manufacturers reduce costs. Cost is a matter of entrepreneurial survival. If it decreases, it will be easier to export, the business will expand. Entrepreneurs will be able to hire more workers, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said. 

In other projects of the industrial zone, equipment is being installed. In general, it is planned to expand the production of ready-made clothing, leather goods, building materials, furniture, paper, food and chemical products. More than 6 thousand people living in the Barkamol avlod, Yakkatut, Yangikhayot, Objuvoz, Lola and Chaman settlements will be provided with work.

Here, the President got acquainted with the exhibition of industrial products manufactured in Namangan. Instructions were given to develop, along with the advanced branches of beekeeping, jewelry, and horticulture.

Reported by KUN (Uzbekistan).