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"National Uzbek Language Day" Was Celebrated in Kabul

21 Oct 2023 - 14:36

The 29th of Mezan National Uzbek Language Day marked by Cultural institutions in Kabul.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, The organizers emphasized the importance of the Uzbek language in the program and asked the authorities to develop practical solutions for the growth of the language, which has millions of speakers in the country.

The ambassador of Uzbekistan in Kabul, Shadmanov Yadgarkhoja Makhamatovich, who was present in the program, announced Tashkent's assistance in providing scholarships for Afghan youth and distributing books to universities in the northern provinces of Afghanistan.
“On behalf of the leadership of the Republic of Uzbekistan, we have established relations with students and teachers of Turkish and Uzbek languages in the universities of Balkh, Jawzjan, Faryab, Sar e pul, and Kunduz provinces, and we have helped them as much as possible in the distribution of Uzbek language and literature books,” said the ambassador of Uzbekistan in Kabul.
Traditional clothes, Uzbek traditional foods, and books published in recent years were exhibited in the program.
“Today, on the 29th of Mezan, the National Uzbek Language Day was celebrated in the city of Kabul with the initiative of three cultural institutions of the Afghan Uzbek community…,” said Naqibullah Obaid, head of a cultural institution.
“Only celebrating National Uzbek Language Day is not enough for the development of the language. I ask the Islamic Emirate to print and distribute schoolbooks in the Uzbek language and to recruit many teachers in the Uzbek language department,” said Zainullah, a cultural activist.
The National Uzbek Language Day was recognized by the previous government and 29 Mezan was included in the Afghan calendar as the National Uzbek Language Day.
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan also celebrate 29 Mezan as Uzbek language day, and these countries, like Afghanistan, have millions of citizens who speak the Uzbek language.

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