Ramadan Hayit (Ruza Hayit, Eid al-Fitr) is a celebration of spiritual and moral purification. The holiday celebrates completion of Islamic month of fasting Ruza (Ramadan), which lasts 30 days and is considered as a rite of spiritual and moral purification. In the month of Ramadan while fasting from dawn until sunset, Muslims refrain from consuming food and drinking liquids, they should avoid bad thoughts, treat others in respectful manner and do good. Fasting is obligatory for every Muslim, it helps to strengthen their faith and teaches self-discipline. Fasting is not allowed for small children, people who are suffering from
illness or those who are travelling. Ramadan Hayit, as in other countries, starts with a morning Hayit-namaz (prayer). After the prayer the Ramadan Hayit starts, which lasts for three days. Since 1992, the religious holiday of Ramadan Hayit in Uzbekistan has been declared as a public holiday and is widely celebrated in the country. Preparations for both Ramadan Hayit and Kurban Hayit (Eid al-Adha) begin the day before Hayit and this day is called “Arafa”. On the day of Arafa traditional pastry: “kush-tili”, “bugirsok” – fancy pastry balls, “orama”, “chak-chak” – straws and nuts in sugar and others are prepared by every Uzbek family.
GM Uzbekistan has resumed car sales in Azerbaijan. At the first stage, the models R3 and R4 will be delivered to the country, then the model range will be expanded.
Previously, the company resumed car deliveries to Ukraine, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the near future, GM Uzbekistan plans to master three new car models. This are Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Traverse.
The cost of starting the project is $500 million. The company plans to bring the level of localization to 50%.
In May 28, following the talks, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier ceremonially signed bilateral documents.
“Agreements on the exchange and protection of information, cooperation in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change, organizing the production of commercial vehicles together with Volkswagen and others were signed,” the presidential press service reported.
Last year, it was reported that the German automobile concern and Uzavtosanoat had practically agreed to launch a line to produce the first joint model in Uzbekistan. “The first project is the pickup Amarok, which is in the process of negotiation. We have actually agreed on the entire production line. Now we are working on the cost. You know that Volkswagen is not a cheap product,” then the chairman of the board of Uzavtosanoat Umidjon Salimov said.
The international scientific conference on "Continuous Education in Sustainable Development: Problems and Solutions" has started in Chirchik State Pedagogical Institute of Tashkent Region. At this international conference, besides more than 700 professorial-teaching staff from more than 60 higher education institutions, about 30 scientific research institutes, more than 20 academic lyceums and 28 general secondary schools from different ministries and departments of the Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan,