New Delhi, 28 December 2018
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev addresses the Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) of Uzbekistan focusing on the activities carried out in the past year.
In Uzbekistan, the year 2018 has been remarkable in supporting active entrepreneurship, innovative ideas and technologies, the government implemented 76 thousand projects worth 21 trillion UZS and 1 billion USD under the corresponding State program.
It is seen that with the taken measures, incomes of the population increased by 12 per cent compared to 2017. Part of tax revenues that exceeded the forecast parameters remains at the disposal of local budgets, due to which the regions received an additional 5.5 trillion UZS. This is 6 times more compared to the last year, and 32 times more than in 2016. More than 2,600 business projects have been implemented at places within the framework of “Every family is an entrepreneur” and “Youth is our future” programs. Also, 416 villages acquired a new look as a result of “Prosperous village” (“Obod Qishloq”) and “Prosperous neighbourhood” (“Obod Makhalla”) programs.
“Reform is an update, a change. The society, above all, we ourselves, the leaders must change so that the reforms gave a positive result. If a person changes, the country changes too”, – said Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his Address to the Oliy Majlis.
On December 22, 2017, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev addressed the Uzbek Parliament for the first time in the history of the country. The Address of this year also analyzes activities carried out in 2018, outlines plans for the next year, the main directions of the domestic and foreign policy of the country, which causes great interest among all.
The Head of the state noted that time itself requires leaders and deputies of all levels, leading experts to organize their activities on the basis of critical analysis, strict discipline, personal responsibility. Future ministers must feel accountable to parliament, prove that they are worthy of this position. In this regard, the President proposed to introduce the practice of approving members of the Cabinet of Ministers by the Oliy Majlis.
News Desk, Diplomacytoday.in