A “Holy Mecca” in Tashkent
The coordinators of the cultural pro ect were also the International Public Women s und Shar yoli, the autonomous non-profit organization Russian umanitarian ission, the useum of the istory of Communication of Uzbekistan, the Uzbekiston Pochtasi Joint Stock Company and the International Charity und named after mir Temur.
An exhibition of silver stamps dedicated to the Sacred Mecca was opened in the Museum of Communication History of Uzbekistan. They were issued by the Moscow Mint, and the exhibition was organized by the Rossotrudnichestvo Representative Office in Uzbekistan.
Forty silver brands, manufactured using unique silver technology 999 tests by order of the «WT» company (Russia), surprised the Uzbek people with their unusual. The original for this collection were postage stamps, issued in different years by 24 Islamic countries and united by one theme «Holy Mecca». At the same time, one page of the Koran, also made of silver, was presented.
The opening ceremony was attended by State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Pavel Zenkovich, Head of the Representative Office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Uzbekistan Viktor Shulika, Chairman of the Committee on Democratic Institutions, NonGovernmental Organizations and SelfGoverning Bodies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Akmal Saidov. In their speeches they noted that the relations between the two countries are reaching a qualitatively new level, which makes it possible to strengthen cooperation in all areas. The exhibition opened on the day of the visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Uzbekistan and was another step in strengthening cultural and humanitarian cooperation.
Within the framework of the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the schools of the Tashkent region donated sets of books on children's fiction. At the same time, it was noted that mutual understanding of the youth of the two countries is very important, since they will bear the baton of friendship between Russia and Uzbekistan in the future.