The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sincerely congratulated the people of Uzbekistan with the Youth Day, which is celebrated in the country for the first time.
“Recently, a completely new system of working with youth has been created in the country, their public activity, involvement in the fate of the Motherland and people has increased, young boys and girls of Uzbekistan are taking a worthy part in formation of modern, democratic state”, – noted the President.
A confirmation is that over the past year, more than 20 laws, decrees and resolutions directly relating to the life of youth have been adopted.
In particular, at the initiative of youth, the Youth Union of Uzbekistan was founded a year ago, which became a great event not only in the life of the younger generation, but in the country as a whole.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev drew attention to the fact that only within a year on the basis of recommendations of the Youth Union of Uzbekistan, banks allocated 216 billion sums of concessional loans to almost 4 thousand 300 young boys and girls, more than 184 thousand 300 young people were employed.
– It is noteworthy that young, promising personnel who have passed the school of the Youth Union of Uzbekistan, possessing modern knowledge and skills, leadership qualities are appointed to executive positions at ministries and agencies, large companies and banks, business associations, – said the Head of the state.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev emphasized that in order to stimulate active and energetic youth, serving as an example for all with their work, initiative and moral qualities, the state award “Mard o’g’lon” (“Valiant Son of the Motherland”) and “Kelajak bunyodkori” (“Creator of the Future”) medal were established.
Over the past year, 266 boys and girls became winners of republican, 80 – winners of international subject Olympiads, 12 of our athletes achieved the highest results at world championships, 93 – at Asian championships, over 150 – at international competitions.
The President noted that it is necessary to strengthen the activity of the Youth Union of Uzbekistan on ensuring employment of young boys and girls, working with unorganized youth, as well as preventing offenses in this environment.
Unfortunately, this organization still did not manage to completely eliminate in its practice the cases of formalism, campaigning, manifestation of false pathos.
“From this point of view, we all want the Youth Union of Uzbekistan, created just a year ago, to “grow up” faster, take a worthy and lasting place in socio-political system of the country, the lives of youth, find concrete solutions to their problems, conduct open dialogue on a regular basis. We are ready to provide all necessary assistance for this”, – said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The Head of the state noted that in order to accelerate development of entrepreneurship among youth, youth entrepreneurship zones in the country, the Youth Innovation Technopark in Tashkent will be created in the near future, as well as an education of young scientists in scientific laboratories and centers under the Academy of Sciences will be organized.
Recently, the State Program “Youth is our future” has been adopted, according to which a special fund for introduction of modern technologies into the economy of the country and wide involvement of youth in this process was established at the Youth Union of Uzbekistan.
The President expressed support for the creation of the international non-governmental non-profit organization “Buyuk kelajak” (“The Great Future”) on the initiative of compatriots living abroad and having achieved significant results in various spheres.