NEWS AND EVENTS
September 1, 2006
UZBEKISTAN CELEBRATES 15th ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE
Grand celebrations of the 15th anniversary of Uzbekistan?s independence were held on 31 August at Alisher Navoi National Park in Tashkent.
Members of the government, members of parliament, senators, scientists, culture and art representatives, businesspeople, foreign diplomats, representatives of international organizations and others gathered here to participate in the celebrations.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov congratulated the people of the country with the holiday.
After that, songs praising Uzbekistan and the Uzbek people were performed, followed by demonstrations by gymnasts, athletes and acrobats.
Representatives of the Armed Forces marched through the square to the military band music.
Then classic songs, melodies and dance were performed. Representatives of various nations living in Uzbekistan demonstrated their art.
Celebrations of the 15th independence anniversary are being held in all regions and districts of Uzbekistan.