STATE AND SOCIETY
January 13. President Islam Karimov’s address occasioned to seventeenth anniversary of Uzbek Armed Forces.
February 13. Cabinet of Ministers convenes to revisit socio-economic progress in the country in 2008 and outline priorities for sustainable economic development in 2009.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov delivers a speech at the meeting.
March 21. President Islam Karimov’s welcoming address at the festive ceremony dedicated to Navruz holiday.
May 9. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visits the Memorial Square in the capital and lays a wreath to the Grieving Mother monument. President pays tribute to the thousands of our compatriots who perished in World War II.
August 31. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov takes part in festivities occasioned to 18th anniversary of independence in Alisher Navoi National Park of Uzbekistan.
September 1. President Islam Karimov joins Tashkent’s 2,200 anniversary celebrations organized in the Palace of International Forums “Uzbekistan”, and congratulated those present in the ceremony and all the people of Uzbekistan on the occasion.
In accordance with the Decree of President Karimov signed August 20, 2009, City of Tashkent is awarded the Order of “Mustaqillik” (Independence) for its outstanding contribution to the formation of national statehood, building of an independent democratic state, consolidating peace and stability, developing international cooperation and friendship between nations, maintaining the noble traditions, enriching the cultural and spiritual life, nurturing younger generation in the spirit of love for the Motherland, national and universal values, and in connection with the 2,200 anniversary. President Islam Karimov ceremonially hands this high award.
December 5. President Islam Karimov greets a number of distinguished citizens of Uzbekistan from various backgrounds and presents Awards of the Motherland at a ceremony in Oqsaroy.
A celebratory event occasioned to seventeenth anniversary of Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan is held the same day at the Palace of International Forums “Uzbekistan”.
President Karimov delivers a speech entitled “Constitution of Uzbekistan as a Solid Fulcrum for Our Progress in Democratic Advancement and Formation of Civil Society.”
December 27. President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visits polling station 644 and votes in the elections to the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis and Tashkent Municipal Councils of People’s Representatives.