Uzbek Leader Meets with Compatriots Living in the United States
In New York on September 20, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with a group of our compatriots living in the United States of America.
Representatives of Uzbekistan, the sacred land that raised great thinkers and scientists, are also showing the world their deep knowledge and potential today. In particular, many of our compatriots are living in the US and achieving great success in their spheres. Among them are scientists, businesspeople, representatives of international and public organizations, students.
The visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the United States and the meeting with our compatriots living in this country gave them great joy.
The head of our state said that he was infinitely glad to meet with them in the US. He stressed that he had planned to have a sincere talk with them during this visit.
We all are well aware of how difficult it is to find a place far away from our homeland and earn a deserved recognition. Achievement of such great success is not given to everyone, Shavkat Mirziyoyev pointed out.
Uzbekistan’s leader underscored that he considers it important to meet and get to know them, to hold an open dialogue, to get opinions and proposals on important tasks facing our country.
The President spoke about the importance of the Strategy of Actions on five priority areas of development for 20172021, the concept of administrative reform, transformations in the judicial and legal, financial spheres, in the realm of small business, tourism, healthcare.
It was noted that in our country a great work has begun on providing the population with housing, development of science and education, training modern specialists. The conversation helped discuss the essence and significance of the youth policy, activities of the Union of Youth of Uzbekistan in ensuring the rights and interests of young people.
2017 is declared in Uzbekistan as the Year of Dialogue with People and of Human Interests. Listening to people’s demands and suggestions, determination of socio-economic programs on the basis of this became a priority direction of the government policy. The President, wherever he is, holds an open dialogue with citizens, listens to the views and proposals of ordinary people.
This meeting was held in the spirit of openness and sincerity. Shavkat Mirziyoyev inquired into the life and activities of every one of our fellow countrymen and women who attended the conversation.
Our compatriots noted that it is a great honor for them to meet with the President of Uzbekistan, that they are immensely grateful for such a high attention and consideration. They expressed their views on the development of science, education, technologies, investments and other spheres in our country, on the consolidation of relations among the institutions of Uzbekistan and the United States.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev urged our compatriots to be involved in largescale reforms in Uzbekistan, to direct modern knowledge and experience for its development.
“I invite all compatriots abroad who wish to contribute to the advancement of our country, to Uzbekistan,” said the head of state. “I am ready to support them and stimulate them at length.”
Participants of the meeting emphasized that the reforms implemented by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will serve to further enhancing the welfare of our people. The compatriots stressed that they are willing to make input into Uzbekistan’s comprehensive development.