The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Singapore sends the first batch of books intended for educational institutions of Namangan region
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 23 August, the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Singapore sent the first batch of books in the amount of 700 pieces (worth US$115,000), provided free of charge by the Singapore publishing house World Scientific Publishing Co Pte.Ltd.
The books are intended for educational institutions Namangan region.
World Scientific publishes about 600 new publications a year and 140 journals in various fields. Many of the company’s books are recommended study guides adopted by renowned institutions such as Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and Princeton University.
World Scientific opened up new opportunities in 1991 when it signed an agreement with the Nobel Foundation to publish the entire series of Nobel lectures in all subjects - physics and astronomy, chemistry, physiology or medicine, economic sciences and literature.
In addition to Nobel lectures, the company has collaborated with many Nobel laureates to publish best-selling books since the 1980s. Many of them are World Scientific advisors.
It is planned that the Singaporean company plans to send some more batches of books for educational institutions of Namangan region and Tashkent city of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The topics of books include research and teaching aids in such basic sciences as: medicine, computer science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, agricultural sciences, economics, finance, business management, nanotechnology, social sciences, environmental protection, design, architecture, art, etc. .
This donated gift is a modest contribution by World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd to educational reforms in Uzbekistan.
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd was founded in 1981 with only 5 employees. Currently, about 200 employees work at the company’s headquarters in Singapore, and 450 people worldwide. The company has offices in New Jersey, London, Munich, Geneva, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chennai.