A “Holy Mecca” in Tashkent

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - CULTURE AND ARTS -

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.

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