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President visits historical places in Uzbekistan

President visits historical places in Uzbekistan

President Abdul Hamid visits Hasti Imam Mosque and Amir Temur Museum on Monday. Photo: PID

Tashkent (Uzbekistan), June 17 : President Abdul Hamid visited Hasti Imam Mosque and Amir Temur Museum here on Monday.

He visited the two historical places as part of the Tashkent city tour.

Family members of the President, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen along with his wife and secretaries to the President accompanied him during the visit.

Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdul Hakimov received the President at the mosque where he stayed for some time.

Abdul Hakimov apprised the President of different historical incidents of the mosque where a part of the first hand-written Holy Quran during the third Khaliph Hazrat Osman (Ra) was nicely persevered, President Press Secretary Joynal Abedin, said.

He also visited a factory, UZTEX, in the afternoon at the Sergeli district of Tashkent.

The textile company which started their production in 2010 mainly exports their products to Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, Korea, Poland and Italy.

“Men and women are working in a very suitable atmosphere. I’m very impressed with the scene,” the President said during the visit.

He also said Bangladeshi conglomerate Beximco will visit the factory very soon. “I will arrange everything to send other business groups. You (Uzbekistan businessmen) should also visit Bangladesh’s garment factories.”

Stressing on exchanging visits by business groups from both the countries, Abdul Hamid said these will strengthen the trade and commerce relations between the two countries.

He also said this visit will help improve the garment sectors of Bangladesh and Uzbekistan.

On June 16, the President arrived here after visiting Bukhara city of Uzbekistan leaving Tajikistan after a three-day tour on a special flight of Uzbekistan Air Force.

The flight carrying the President left Dushanbe International Airport at 12pm and reached Bukhara International Airport at 2pm.

Abdul Hamid visited the mausoleum of Hazrat Nakshbandi, Emir of Bukhara’s Summer Palace, and Arc of the city during the Bukhara city tour.

He arrived in the capital city of Tashkent from Bukhara by air at 10pm.

The President is scheduled to visit Samarkand by bullet train “Afrosiyob” on Tuesday morning.

He will visit Hazrat Khizr Complex, lay wreath at late President Islam Karimov’s Mausoleum and Hazrat Imam al Bukhari (RHT).

Hamid will also visit Amir Timur’s Mausoleum, Astronomy Observatory of Ulugbek, and Registan during the city tour.

The President is scheduled to return home on June 19.