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Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan : Key Factor of Sustainable Socio-Economic Development

18 September 2012

http://www.4-traders.com of 9/18/2012 - On September 14, Tashkent's Palace of Symposiums hosted an international conference organized at the initiative of President Islam Karimov. The forum has addressed the role and importance of small business and private entrepreneurship in the implementation of socio-economic policy in Uzbekistan.

The event was attended by representatives of a number of prominent international organizations and financial institutions, including the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the Asian Development Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, the leading experts and business people from more than forty-five nations such as the United States of America, China, South Korea, Japan, Great Britain, France, Germany, Canada, along with representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Uzbekistan.

The conference has been designed to evaluate the advanced practices in the development of small business and private entrepreneurship as a vital link in building a sustainable economy and spearheading social transformation. Also, the event has had the objective of familiarizing the international community with Uzbekistan's achievements in the field.

The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the international conference.

In the wake of independence, Uzbekistan opted for its own path of development and implementation of complex and wide-ranging reforms in all sectors, directed at building a democratic constitutional state with a socially oriented market economy. The potency of the "Uzbek model" of reforms and modernization of the country, based on the five principles defined by President Islam Karimov and the strategy of steadfast and phased transformation, is currently acknowledged duly throughout the world. A thoroughly thought-out socio-economic policy pursued by the head of our state and the evolutionary approach to reforms has come to be instrumental in making sure that this positive process comes out irreversible [read more]