Those years only 30 mosques were in our republic. At present, the thousands of mosques are operating in our country. The monuments of Islam and sacred sites were restored in every region of our country. Dear guests, you can visit most of them during your stay in Uzbekistan. No doubt, from now onwards our sacred religion will continue to serve as a medium, which cannot новые законы с 1 января 2017 года в России be replaced by anything, to unite our people irrespective of their nationality and language, call upon to mutual respect and accord, spiritual purification, peace, kindness and tolerance. Dear participants of the session! The main goal while building an independent and strong state in Uzbekistan is to construct a just society where a human being, his spiritual, cultural and material needs shall be considered as a prime value, as well as his rights and freedoms shall be upheld. We well comprehend that this is, first of all, related to improving the system of education and enlightenment.
Islam means comprehending truth. It calls upon humankind to practice kind deeds. It calls upon each of us to goodness and peace. It teaches to be a real human being. We strongly condemn the persons who are exploiting the religion of Islam for the purposes of violence and bloodshed, and we will never come to terms with them. We will always protect our sacred religion! During the years of Independence the large-scale work was accomplished in Uzbekistan in terms of restoring the place of Islam in our society. Islam is considered to be the sacred religion of our ancestors. In 1999 the first Islamic University новые законы с 1 января 2017 года в России in Central Asia was established in Tashkent. Ten religious educational institutions, in particular, the Tashkent Islamic Institute, 9 secondary special educational institutions are operating in our country. Two of them are for girls and women. Among those institutes there are Mir Arab madrassah in Bukhara and Kukaldosh madrassah in Tashkent, which were built in the.
They are obtaining knowledge at 10 thousand reconstructed or newly built comfortable schools, 1,5 thousand academic lyceums and новые законы с 1 января 2017 года в России vocational colleges. Nearly 300 schools of music and art, and over 2200 sport facilities are also operating. During the years of Independence, the number of higher education institutions in our country increased 2,5 times. The branches of seven foreign higher education institutes are functioning in Uzbekistan. Thousands of our talented youth are attending the prestigious universities of the world. In our country more than 7 of the State budget against GDP is channeled to the sphere of education. Since the early years of Independence, the youth policy in our country is considered to be the most priority and one of the main guidelines of state. Since the youth are our future. With an aim to further deepen the state policy in this sphere the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan «On the state policy on youth» in new wording was adopted recently.