President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on 23 August on awarding the title O‘zbekiston Qahramoni (Hero of Uzbekistan) and the Golden Star medal to four persons.
The awards have been issued for the significant achievements before the state and the people in strengthening independence of Uzbekistan, its international image, deepening reforms, self-sacrificing work and contributing to upbringing the young generation in the spirit of patriotism and devotion to the country’s people.
The new bearers of the Hero of Uzbekistan title are:
Ravshanbek Kurbanov – director of “Republican specialized cardiology centre” joint-stock company
Sharipboy Rajabov - Head of Bogot farm of Bogot district of Khorezm region
Erkin Ummatov – deputy head of the capital construction department of Uzbekiston temir yo’llari (Uzbekistan railways) joint-stock company- head of construction of the Angren-Pap electrified railway line
Muhabbat Sharapova – teacher of mathematics at the specialiased boarding school #2 in Karshi, Kashkadarya region