The announcer of the state television of Uzbekistan was read on Wednesday, August 31, the President of the country Islam Karimov at the Uzbek people on the occasion of the independence Day, reports Reuters.
“RIA Novosti” adds that the speech in the appeal is, in particular, about achievements of Uzbekistan in economy and social sphere for 25 years of independence.
Last Sunday began to be reported hospitalization of the Uzbek President Islam Karimov. Monday Karimov’s youngest daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva said that the President of Uzbekistan suffered a stroke and was hospitalized.
On Wednesday, the RBC source in medical circles said that Russian doctors are treating Karimov. Information was also confirmed by the scientific Director of the research Institute of neurosurgery named. academician N. N. Burdenko Alexander Konovalov. Information about the status of the Uzbek leader has not been received.
At the moment we know about the cancellation of a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence, which was held on 1 September and the postponement of the fireworks in honor of independence Day.