Uzbekistan 2020 Celebrated in Paris the Astronomer Mirzo Ulughbeg in presence of Buzz Aldrin
The event, which gathered scientists, astronomers, historians and
scholars of high rank, began with welcome speeches of
Today's event is a logical continuation of the international conference
"Mirzo Ulugbek and his contribution to the development of the world science,"
which was held in Samarkand on 10-11 June this year and attended by over 100
national and foreign experts from
Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva said: "2009 was declared International Year of Astronomy by UNESCO and marked the 615th anniversary of Mirzo Ulugbek. The combination of these two events has a symbolic importance. I would also like to mention that the year 2009 was declared by UNESCO as the International Year of Astronomy, and this year we mark the 615th anniversary of Mirzo Ulugbek.
"The concurrence of these two events has symbolic importance. The rich scientific heritage of Mirzo Ulugbek testifies to the fact that he was not only a great son of the Muslim world, but also a genius of the creative thought, whose contribution to the development of all humanity is inestimable. That is the reason why at present, many centuries on, the name of Ulugbek still remains a symbol that brings together the people of the East and the West in the name of achieving noble goals."
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