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19/04/11 - Amir Temur's 675th anniversary celebrated

posted 19 Jan 2012, 05:32 by Ambasciata Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, special attention is paid to honoring the memory of the great statesman Amir Temur, to study and promote his work.
A traditional ceremonial event to mark the 675th anniversary of Amir Temur took place on 9 April in the capital square named after him.
Writers and poets, scholars, students, representatives of the public and diplomatic corps participated in the event.
People’s writer of Uzbekistan, chairman of the International Fund of Amir Temur Muhammad Ali, director of the Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences, doctor of historical sciences Amriddin Berdimurodov, winner of Zulfiya state award, champion of Uzbekistan in karate Zulhumor Boboyeva, young poet Ghairat Majid and others pointed out that in Uzbekistan huge attention was paid to raising people’s spirituality and protecting the rich spiritual heritage of the great ancestors.
These aspects are reflected in the study of life and heritage of Amir Temur, and education of harmoniously developed young generation.

On the eve of the 675th anniversary of Amir Temur, on the initiative of President Islam Karimov, the book “Code of Temur” was reprinted. The book opens with a foreword by President Islam Karimov. People’s Artist of Uzbekistan Afzal Rafikov read the text of the foreword at the event.
The dynamically developing relations between our countries in various spheres are a logical continuation of the ties of cooperation, the foundation of which was laid in the times of Amir Temur, Ambassador of France to Uzbekistan François Gauthier said.
The participants of the event laid flowers to the pedestal of the monument of Amir Temur.
The State Advisor to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.Sultonov and Deputy Prime Minister A.Aripov attended the ceremony.
On the same day, a round table dedicated to the life and activity of Amir Temur was held at the State Museum of History of Temurids.
An exhibition devoted to the diplomatic relations of the Temurids state was organized at the museum during the event.
Events dedicated to the birthday anniversary of Amir Temur are held in the Republic of Karakalpakstan and in all regions.