Amid Prepa­ra­tions to the School Year

We are just a few days away from the start of the aca­demic year in the coun­try’s ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions. And now there has come the most ex­cit­ing, the ‘ hottest’ time for sev­eral thou­sands of school­child­ren and their par­ents, be­cause they hurry to buy e

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - KALEIDOSCOPE - El­dor Sat­torov

More than 1,320 school fairs have been or­ga­nized across Uzbek­istan to pro­vide pupils with ed­u­ca­tional sup­plies. In ad­di­tion to cen­tral towns, crowded places, shop­ping malls and stores, fairs are also ar­ranged in gen­eral ed­u­ca­tion schools. They have grown pop­u­lar with par­ents, be­cause there the school sup­plies of 26 types are sold at af­ford­able prices.

Work­ing groups at lo­cal hokimiy­ats, com­pris­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tives of re­spon­si­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions, on the ba­sis of iden­ti­fy­ing needs, are in­volved in en­sur­ing the sup­ply of train­ing prod­ucts. Hokimiy­ats and tax au­thor­i­ties have es­tab­lished over­sight for the pre­ven­tion of ar­ti­fi­cial raise of prices for prod­ucts sold at school fairs, as well as the smooth op­er­a­tion of pay­ment ter­mi­nals.

... School fairs are now very crowded. In ad­di­tion to ed­u­ca­tional sup­plies, here you can buy port­fo­lios, back­packs, shoes and sports clothes for phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion classes. The range is sim­ply huge, and it is pleas­ing that the lo­cally pro­duced goods are pre­dom­i­nant.

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