January 30 is the birthday of the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. It has become a good tradition to hold annual commemorative events on this day.
So, a number of memorial events on this day were held in I.A.Karimov's native city - Samarkand, where he spent his childhood and where he found eternal rest. Representatives of the Samarkand State Medical Institute also took an active part in this event.
The memorial activities began with a tribute to his memory at the complex of the First President. A solemn wreath-laying ceremony at the foot of the monument to Islam Karimov on Registan Square were attended by Deputy Prime Minister A. Abdukhakimov, khokim of region E. Turdimov, the public of the city and Samarkand region. The event commemorated the life and deeds of the founder of independent Uzbekistan.
The first President of the Republic of Uzbekistan I.A. Karimov, with his tireless work in the name of his homeland and rare human merits, has left an indelible mark in the heart of the people of our republic.
SamSMI Press Service