On 1 April 2008 the Republic Centre of Education under the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan with technical and financial support of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, started conducting a series of seminars for secondary education professionals on teaching the Basics of Healthy Generation educational course to secondary school students.
Recently the opening ceremony of the Centre for Women’s Social and Legal Support took place in Termez. This Center established by Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan with financial and technical assistance from UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund in Uzbekistan, is established under aegis of Women’s Committee.
With your permission I would like to very briefly dwell on the issues of prospects of cooperation of Uzbekistan with NATO in the framework of “Partnership for Peace” Program, as well as our vision of prospects on stabilization of situation in Afghanistan.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 2 April on preparation to the 2200th anniversary of the city of Tashkent, to be held in 2009.
Specialists of the Republican Pathology Center of Health Ministry of Uzbekistan paid a visit to Moscow in March to learn the experience of leading technical and medical institutions of Russia in use of telemedicine system in pathology service.
Vice President [of India] Mohammad Hamid Ansari embarks Friday on a weeklong official visit to Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan to strengthen India’s long-standing ties with the two oil-rich Central Asian republics.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will participate in the summit of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council in Bucharest on 3-4 April.
A group of specialists of Uzbekistan got acquainted with methodologies on scientific and social research on gender issues at UNDP-backed three-month distance course. The concluding meeting of the course was held in Samarkand city in the middle of March.
The public of Uzbekistan resolutely condemns the documentary film “Fitna”, shot by the Dutch politician Geert Wilders, Jahon news agency of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported. The report said the documentary insults the religious feelings of Muslims.