A monument to Chingiz Aitmatov was opened in Tashkent. The bas-relief was installed on the street with the same name. Gazeta.uz reported.
In addition, the writer’s portrait sculpture was installed at school No. 33 in Parkentsky district of Tashkent region. The event was attended by representatives of the Writers’ Union of Uzbekistan, the Academy of Arts, as well as heads of educational institutions.
Recall, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved measures to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of writer and public figure Chinghiz Aitmatov in Uzbekistan. As part of the decree, Bodomzor Yuli Street in Yunusabad district was renamed in honor of Chingiz Aitmatov.