President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sincerely, wholeheartedly congratulated all Muslims of the country, all the people of Uzbekistan with Ramadan Hayit and expressed his best wishes.
“I express my deep respect and best wishes to all of you on these blessed days, which are a symbol of humanity, charity, generosity and gratitude for our people. We are all witnessing how for more than a year our country, along with other countries of the world, has been overcoming the difficult challenges associated with the pandemic”, the President said.
In such difficult conditions, the enduring values of Ramadan are especially important – kindness and care for others, comprehensive support for those who need help, and joint solution of many life problems, the Head of the state said.
Our hardworking and noble people, devoted to their national traditions and customs, spent the holy month of Ramadan in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, mutual respect and harmony, and welcomes this wonderful holiday with great joy, which is filled with even deeper meaning.
To cherish today’s peaceful life, to strengthen the atmosphere of interethnic and inter-confessional tolerance, civil harmony, friendship and mutual respect that reigns in our society is a primary duty for each of us.
The President also sincerely congratulated people of the Muslim countries of near and far abroad, wished them peace, welfare and prosperity.
On the eve of the celebration of the Holy Ramadan, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a Decree “On pardoning a group of people serving a sentence in the form of deprivation of liberty, who sincerely repented of their actions and firmly embarked on the path of correction”.
By the Decree, according to paragraph 23 of Article 93 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, 100 citizens have been pardoned serving sentences of imprisonment who have sincerely repented of their actions and firmly embarked on the path of correction.
12 of them are foreign citizens, 4 men over the age of 60, 6 women, and 52 – persons who participated in the activities of prohibited organizations.
Responsible ministries and agencies were instructed to return pardoned persons to their families and relatives, assist them in social adaptation, involvement in work, choosing a healthy lifestyle and taking a worthy place in society.
By Sher Karimov