Monument to Sharaf Rashidov opened in Jizzakh
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and daughter of Sharaf Rashidov Sayyora Rashidova opened the monument to Sharaf Rashidov in Jizzakh city on 6 November 2017.
The opening ceremony of this monument was held within the framework of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sharaf Rashidov.
The event was attended by members of the Senate, deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, members of the government, representatives of state and public organizations, labor veterans, writers and artists, residents of the region, representatives of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regions and the city of Tashkent, foreign guests. It was also attended by children and relatives of Sharaf Rashidov, his friends, colleagues and students.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev delivered a speech at the ceremony. He spoke about the great merits of Sharaf Rashidov for the benefit of our people.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted that Sharaf Rashidov was a representative of common people, won great respect and authority with his shrewdness, intelligence, diligence and modesty, faithfully and honestly served people.
Sharaf Rashidov did good for people, united them for the sake of great goals, mobilized for noble deeds throughout his life, emphasized Shavkat Mirziyoyev. This noble, wise and generous person, despite complex trials and difficulties, had always been committed to high humanistic ideas, left a good name in the memory of our people.
Sharaf Rashidov, despite his workload with important tasks entrusted to him as the head of the republic, has always remained faithful to literature, which he loved with his whole being. Due to his unique talent, he created novels and novellas, poems, publicistic articles praising noble values, said the President of Uzbekistan.