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- Published on Sunday, May 24 2015 13:42
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Artistic gymnastics World Cup phase and the international tournament Happy Caravan – 2015 have started in Tashkent. The National Children’s and Youth’s Specialized Sports School of Olympic Reserve for Artistic Gymnastics played host to the official opening ceremony of the competitions.
The strongest gymnasts of Uzbekistan, South Korea, Japan, Russia, Latvia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, South Africa, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Switzerland, Finland, Israel and other countries gathered here to take part in the tournaments organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the National Olympic Committee, the Gymnastics Federation of Uzbekistan under the auspices of the International Gymnastics Federation.
President of Uzbekistan’s Gymnastics Federation L.Karimova-Tillaeva announced the international contests open.
It was noted in particular that the immense significance attached in our country to the promotion of sports has been yielding its remarkable outcomes. Consistent efforts are undertaken in this process to further popularize women’s sports types, artistic gymnastics in particular, to training highly qualified coaches and to providing comprehensive support for them.
Owing to the concern demonstrated under the leadership of President Islam Karimov for fostering a healthy and comprehensively advanced generation as well as for upholding physical culture and sports in our country, a new generation of talented athletes who multiply the glory of Uzbekistan at the international arena is being nurtured.
Going in for gymnastics strengthens the willpower, reinforces the aspiration for the goal set out along with the formation of physical beauty. The Gymnastics Federation of Uzbekistan has been spearheading constant works designed to popularize all its types: artistic and sports gymnastics, trampoline and acrobatics. Regional and national competitions that help to discover gifted athletes are organized regularly with support from the state.
Gymnastics centers meeting international requirements are set up in all the provinces of Uzbekistan, hosting thousands of boys and girls fond of this sport. The most promising and talented sportspeople are called in to fill the national teams. Persistent endeavors have been undertaken to outfit with cutting edge gymnastics equipment and hardware not only sports complexes and specialized sports schools, but also the gyms of general schools.
In 2011, the National Children’s and Youth’s Specialized Sports School of Olympic Reserve for Artistic Gymnastics was set up that has become the center for training the members of Uzbekistan teams for various competitions and for the organization of major tournaments.
Tremendous emphasis is placed on raising the qualification of coaches. New methodologies in training athletes are introduced, while state-of-the-art sports equipment is received for armament, and all this has been facilitating the further popularization of sports as an important factor in boosting the human health. To this end, Uzbekistan’s Gymnastics Federation has been taking active part in international events held by the International Gymnastics Federation and the Asian Gymnastics Union. In order to popularize the advanced expertise, seminars for coaches and referees with the participation of foreign and local specialists are arranged regularly in the capital city and regions of the nation.
“The efforts undertaken in Uzbekistan to promote children’s sports, especially those directed at the extensive engagement of girls in sports, is worth noting,” says the coach Oka Kurumi from Japan. “In modern sports complexes built in all towns and districts, girls are going in for several sports, owing to which they grow healthy and enter the world of big sports. Artistic gymnastics has been advancing speedily in your country. It is suggestive in the successes of gymnasts from Uzbekistan in international competitions as well as the prestigious tournaments regularly organized in this country.”
Such high-status contests in artistic gymnastics are held in Uzbekistan not for the first time. Tashkent hosted World Cup stage competitions, Gymnastics Asian Championships in 2010 and 2013, Asian Sports Gymnastics Championship in April 2014, all epitomizing the attention paid in our country to the development of sports, including gymnastics.
In accordance with the program elaborated in line with the resolution of head of our state “On the Preparation of Athletes of Uzbekistan to the 31st Summer Olympics and the 15th Paralympics of 2016 in the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”, signed 25 February 2013, gymnastics is defined as one of the priority sports in our country. Our athletes taking part in competitions across gymnastics types included in the Olympic program – i.e., artistic, sports, trampoline – have been working tirelessly to further improve their indicators, to win Olympic licenses and are aiming to join the ranks of victors and prize winners of Brazil Olympics.
In the current sports season, artistic gymnasts of Uzbekistan have been demonstrating high results in prominent contests. At the international tournament Aphrodite Cup – 2015 in Greece, our gymnasts won three gold and three silver medals as well as a bronze one.
At the World Cup stage in sports gymnastics that took place in Bulgaria’s Varna, our compatriot Oksana Chusovitina earned the gold medal. The national team of Uzbekistan won the bronze medal in team competitions at the Grand Prix artistic gymnastics tournament in France.
Around a hundred strongest gymnasts of the world are displaying their mastery at the artistic gymnastics World Cup stage and the Happy Caravan international tournament that started in Tashkent.
“The competition is arranged at the very high organizational level,” says the gymnast Litizia Cikkonelli from Italy. “We got convinced in the fact that wide-ranging efforts are undertaken in Uzbekistan to develop artistic gymnastics. Your athletes are very talented and they have prepared well for this tournament. This stage of World Cup is rather important. I also intend to display my skills and triumph. I am sure that these competitions will become as unforgettable event in the life of every participant.”
In single contests of the international tournament, the honor of our Motherland is upheld by Anora Davlatova, Nilufar Shomuradova, Jasmin Yusupova, Elizaveta Nazarenkova, Anastasia Serdyukova and Ravilia Farkhutdinova. In group competitions, our lineup is composed of Luiza Ganieva, Marta Rostoburova, Zarina Kurbanova, Valeria Davidova and Samira Amirova.
The official opening ceremony of the competitions ended with a gala concert.
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- Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 08:37
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The second plenary session of Uzbekistan’s Senate opened on May 15 in the city of Tashkent. It was attended by the invited members of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of ministries and other government agencies, representatives of other organizations and mass media.
The meeting was led by the Chairman of the Senate of Oliy Majlis Nighmatilla Yuldoshev.
On the first day of the general session of the upper house of the parliament, senators deliberated on 10 issues, including 7 draft laws directed at furthering the socioeconomic and sociopolitical reforms, improving the investment climate, promoting private entrepreneurship, perfecting the judicial and normative sphere, providing for the protection of the health of the population and information security.
During the discussion of issues included in the agenda of the plenary meeting of the Oliy Majlis Senate, members of the upper house of the parliament noted in particular that the passed bills would facilitate the implementation of tasks outlined in the speech of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the first session of the Senate that took place on 22 January 2015 as well as his speeches delivered during the joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of the Oliy Majlis on 23 January 2015 and during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on 16 January earlier this year that was aimed at discussing the outcomes of the socio-economic development of the country in 2014 and the most critical priority dimensions of the economic program for 2015.
The senators started their work from the consideration of the draft Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Mandatory Insurance of the Civil Responsibility of the Carrier that was introduced into the lower house of the parliament by the Cabinet of Ministers in order to realize the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Priority Directions in the Enhancement of Reforms and the Elevation of Sustainability of the Financial and Banking System of the Republic in 2011-2015, and Achievement of High International Rating Indicators.
It was stressed that the bill is dedicated to replace the law in force, on Mandatory Personal Insurance of Passengers of Air, Rail, Internal Water and Automobile Transport of General Use, and is directed at securing the guarantees of compensation of the damage inflicted on the life, health and/or the property of passengers during haulage by all types of transportation in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan by way of conducting compulsory insurance of civil liability of the carrier.
According to senators, adoption of this law would facilitate the development of infrastructure of the insurance market and transport, increase in the quality of services offered, protection of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens, and creation of new jobs. Members of the upper house of the parliament passed the bill.
Then on, the senators discussed the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Securities Market in its new edition that had been introduced by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan as a legislative initiative. It was underscored that the new provisions of the Law are directed at simplifying and uplifting the effectiveness of normative procedures associated with the emission of securities, including novel financial instruments. It established privileges and preferences during conclusion of deals with securities, envisages organizational and normative mechanisms of the extensive introduction of modern electronic technologies. With the consideration of practice of advanced countries of the world, the bill reviews and defines the requirements to the professional activities in the securities market, the rights and duties of participants of the securities market, as well as conditions and mechanisms of responsibility for the violation of legislation in this field.
As senators put it, the approval of this draft law would facilitate the improvement of the investment climate and business environment in the securities market, quality of services in the exchanges market, growth of the class of property owners and sources of income for the population, as well as the inflow of capital, including foreign investments, for funding investment projects. The law received the approval of senators.
Later on, members of the upper house deliberated on the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Electronic Commerce in its new edition that was introduced by the Cabinet of Ministers as part of the realization of tasks outlined at the Government meeting on January 17, 2014, which was aimed at discussing the outcomes of the socio-economic development of the country in 2013 and the most critical priority dimensions of the economic program for 2014.
During the discussions senators underlined that the law contains a range of important provisions directed at the creation of normative mechanisms of extensive introduction of modern information and communication technologies in electronic trade, at the further simplification of procedures of striking deals, at the securing of legal protection of the rights of participants of electronic commerce.
In the view of senators, the adoption of this law would allow providing for the creation of additional conditions for the development of entrepreneurship and improvement of the business environment, the further perfection of electronic commerce. The bill got approved by the members of the upper house.
The senators discussed and approved the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the Introduction of Amendments and Addenda as Well as Recognition of Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan as Obsolete, the principal goal of which is to further improve the existing legislation in force in the sociopolitical, socioeconomic and judicial spheres.
During the consideration of the major provisions of the law, senators attached special significance to the addenda to the Law on Local Government that are introduced within the frameworks of the implementation of amendment to Article 103 of the Constitution that stipulates annual hearings of the Kengash (Council) of people’s deputies of the report by the hokim (governor) of the region, district and city on the most important and pressing issues in the socioeconomic development of the territorial unit.
It was noted that the proposed addenda define the normative mechanism of hearing the report of the hokim by the Kengash of people’s representatives at the meeting to discuss the outcomes of socioeconomic development of the territorial entity that is held after corresponding meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers and the regions. Discussion of the report of the region’s hokim and that of the city of Tashkent will be carried out with the account of the assessments and tasks defined at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers, while discussion of the report of the district and city hokim are to be carried out with the consideration of the assessments and tasks defined at the sessions of the Cabinet of Ministers and the Kengashes of people’s representatives of regions.
The senators emphasized the importance of the norms that envisage the participation of representatives of both houses of the parliament and regional Kengashes of people’s deputies in the hearing of reports of regional, district and city hokims, the mechanism of making decisions of the Kengash of people’s representatives, which should contain a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of the work of the hokim and the local executive branch bodies, recommendations and proposals on its further perfection, as well as measures to ensure oversight of the course of the decision realization.
In the opinion of senators, the addenda being introduced into the Law on Local Government would facilitate the further reinforcement of controlling functions of representative bodies of government, provision for the openness of the activities of local bodies of the executive branch, for a systemic framework during the consideration of important issues of regional development, exclusion of doubling when presenting the reports by hokims, organization of the effective discussion in local communities.
The senators also deliberated on a range of other important amendments and addenda into the existing legislation in force, including the Civil Processing Code, the laws on Prevention of Iodine-Deficit Diseases, on Radio-Frequency Spectrum, on Automobile Transport, which were worked out as part of the realization of the passed laws and resolutions of the President of the country designed to enhancing the perfection of the insurance market, introduction of electronic document processing in the judiciary, ensuring the healthcare of the population and information security.
Further on, the senators discussed and approved laws on the ratification of a number of international agreements dedicated to the further expansion of bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates.
The members of the upper house also deliberated on the issue of electing U.Muhammadiev as the Authorized Person of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Human Rights (Ombudsman). A corresponding resolution got approved on this issue.
The first day of the general session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan got into its end.