President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 25 August on awarding the title O‘zbekiston Qahramoni (Hero of Uzbekistan) and the Golden Star medal to three persons.
The awards have been issued for the significant achievements before the state and the people in strengthening independence of Uzbekistan, its international image, deepening reforms, self-sacrificing work and contributing to upbringing the young generation in the spirit of patriotism and devotion to the country’s people.
The new bearers of the Hero of Uzbekistan title are:
Suyima Ganieva – Professor of classic philology chair of the Tashkent State Oriential Studies Institute (Tashkent)
Quvandiq Sanaqulov – Director-general of Navoi Mining and Metallurgy Combine (Navoi region)
Tavakkal Topvoldiev – Chairperson of Andijan regional branch of Nuroniy Foundation
Avaz Hosilov – Head of Hosil farm of Kattakurgan district of Samarkand region