Shavkat Mirziyoyev wins in the elections of the President of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 25 October 2021, the Central Election Commission announced the preliminary results of the presidential elections in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In this regard, the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Business People - the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan held an event at the Humo Arena complex. It was attended by activists and supporters of the party.
The participants watched on the monitors the online broadcast of the press conference of the Central Election Commission, dedicated to the preliminary results of the elections. According to preliminary results, Shavkat Mirziyoyev won the presidential elections in the Republic of Uzbekistan, gaining 80.1 percent of the votes cast in the elections. Those present at the event greeted this message with jubilation and thunderous applause.
We can say that the vote was a reflection of the widespread support of the people for the course of reforms and transformations, the results of which are clearly felt in our lives, the embodiment of the confidence of our citizens in the future. Over the past five years, an unprecedented large-scale work has been done under the leadership of Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The spirit of renewal has reached every area. In accordance with the Action Strategy for five priority areas of development of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2017-2021, the most important administrative, legal and economic reforms have been implemented.
During this period, the country’s economy grew by 24 percent, industry - by 34 percent, exports increased 1.5 times, the volume of foreign investments - 3 times. The country’s gross domestic product has reached US$60 billion. The average monthly wage increased 2.2 times.
Ample opportunities have been created for the development of regions, the expansion of industry and services. Hundreds of enterprises and factories have appeared, thousands of new jobs. In a word, a lot of creative work has been done.
Practical effectiveness, human interests are at the forefront of reforms. Social oriented programs have been implemented. Much attention was paid to the development of science, education, health care, culture and art, media and sports.
On the eve of the elections, the “New Uzbekistan” strategy was developed, designed to consistently continue this work, to bring the development of the country and the life of our people to a new level. The objectives and content of the program were widely communicated to voters during the campaign meetings, and citizens believed in the success of the strategy.
Speaking at the event, Shavkat Mirziyoyev thanked our people for the trust placed in him.
- The trust of our great people is a great happiness for me! I express my deep gratitude to all my party members, our young men and women, dear mothers and fathers for the high trust and support shown to me. This trust gives me strength. And at the same time, with all my heart, I feel how huge this responsibility is,” said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
It was noted that in the present alarming time many difficult trials have to be overcome, and our people, having united, with their inherent diligence and dedication, achieve colossal successes.
- What tests we have not passed over the past five years! They tempered us. They brought us closer. We rallied. Today the world has seen again what a united people is capable of, the President said.
It was emphasized that the presidential elections, first held on the basis of the Electoral Code, were held in the spirit of democracy, openly and publicly.
- Observers came from many countries, large international organizations. They could visit any polling station of their choice and saw the conditions created, made sure that our people are not indifferent to tomorrow, they actively participated in the elections, came to vote with their families. This testifies to the spirit, mood and political culture of our people. At meetings on the ground, people make relevant proposals for each area, their city or region. Criticism also sounds. This is also the result of the fact that our life has changed, democratic reforms are being carried out. I want to say again: there is no turning back. Now Uzbekistan will only move forward, - said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The head of state thanked all foreign and local observers, members of the Central Election Commission, district and precinct election commissions, and representatives of the media.
He also expressed gratitude to the candidates who participated in the presidential elections from other political parties.
“They also strive to develop Uzbekistan. Therefore, we will definitely take into account in our program their proposals, which our people liked. Yesterday we were competitors, but now we need to act as one fist. I promise to make every effort and potential to justify the high trust of our people, to fulfill their dreams and aspirations, to ensure a prosperous life. We will all build a new Uzbekistan together,” said Shavkat Mirziyoyev.