AKIPRESS.COM - A Tashkent State University of Uzbek Language and Literature named after Alisher Navoi is planned to be created in Uzbekistan, according to UzDaily.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed the relevant decree on 13 May. The new educational institution will receive its first students in 2016-2017 school year already.
The institution will be established on the basis of Uzbek Philology Department of the National University of Uzbekistan, Uzbek Language and Literature Department of the Tashkent State Pedagogic University and Institute of Languages and Literature under the Uzbekistan Sciences Academy.
The Uzbek Language and Literature University will train specialists in philology, pedagogics and translators.