- I am very impressed by the changes that the country has achieved in just 4 years since my last visit. I am very glad to see specialists from different countries here. Uzbekistan is also unique—only specialists in a very specific field gather here annually, which cannot be met all together in a single country. And I think that Uzbekistan has chosen a great format for presenting its culture and heritage in the form of books - this is a brilliant idea! This is how you can tell the world in an accessible and popular way about how this region has developed, expanded its deep knowledge and passed it on to the whole world.
In the same way, now, through these books, the world learns about the richest culture of this region. Therefore, Uzbekistan, like many centuries ago, today remains the heart of Asia. It's nice to see that Uzbekistan brings people from different parts of the world together and creates such modern platforms for knowledge sharing. This greatly enriches all of us, the entire scientific world. The government of Uzbekistan is undoubtedly making tremendous efforts to create an international cultural