Events of the itinerant caravan of books week devoted to the popularization of books and the 80th birth anniversary of the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov are taking place in Jizzakh too.
On the occasion of the 80th birth anniversary of the country’s First President Islam Karimov, a video film was shown. It is about the work of this great statesman and politician.
Printing houses, establishments engaged in the sale of books, libraries and information-resource centres have arranged the sale of books and an exhibition of books published in this country.
“This caravan of books week is being conducted as an important part of reforms being implemented in such spheres as education and enlightenment. During these events, special attention is paid to increasing people’s especially young people’s interest in books and to raising their book-reading culture. Video films about books, the popularization of artistic creation and the work of libraries will be shown,” says B.Tokhtamishev, deputy hokim (deputy governor) of Jizzakh region.
A charity act entitled “I will give a book to the library” was conducted, and 424 books were collected from book lovers’ personal libraries. These books were given for the purpose of arranging itinerant libraries in distant villages.
Such week of books events are taking place in all the districts of the region.