The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev was awarded with the international award “For Outstanding Contribution to the Revival of the Turkic World”, established by the Foundation for Writers, Intellectuals and Artists of the Turkic World (Türk Dünyası Yazarlar ve Sanatçılar Vakfı - TÜRKSAV).
This was announced during a special TÜRKSAV press conference organized in Ankara.
The name of the laureate was announced by the TÜRKSAV jury collegial committee on the basis of monitoring and studying in 2019 the activities of prominent politicians, economists, representatives of science and art in Turkey and abroad.
The TÜRKSAV special symbol awards ceremony will be held in May 2020 in Ankara in a festive atmosphere with the participation of representatives of the parliament, government, the public, business circles and Turkish artists.
As announced at a press conference, the decision to present this prize to the leader of Uzbekistan was unanimously decided by the jury of the Annual Award “for outstanding services and important practical contribution to significantly strengthening the political and economic ties of his country with the outside world, Turkey and the countries of Central Asia, and also for a significant revitalization of interaction in the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states, new initiatives in this organization, including the announcement of the city of Khiva as the “Cultural Capital of the Turkic World at 20 20th year. "
The international awards “For an outstanding contribution to the development of the Turkic world” and “For an outstanding contribution to the revival of the Turkic world” are the initiative of the Public Foundation of Writers, Intellectuals and Artists of the Turkic World (TÜRKSAV).