Samarkand is the host of the 9th Turkic Medical Congress of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) and the Third Meeting of Ministers of Health, which is attended by the health ministers of the OTS member countries as well as Tatarstan.
Erkinjon Turdimov, the Hokim of Samarkand region, addressed the event and spoke about the purpose and significance of the gathering, as well as the expected outcomes. The Secretary General of the OTS, Kubanychbek Omuraliev, welcomed the guests.
The Minister of Health of Uzbekistan, Amrillo Inoyatov, mentioned that the meeting is taking place on the birthday of Abu Ali ibn Sina, the founder of modern medicine and a great ancestor of ours, who was born in the ancient land of Mawarannahr.
The forum is also attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, rectors and professors of leading higher medical educational institutions, heads of prestigious medical clinics, research institutes, specialized medical centers, large pharmaceutical and medical companies, and scientists from around the world.
The participants of the meeting will discuss cooperation in healthcare, implementation of joint projects, and increasing the existing potential of the participating countries in the development of medical sciences. The forum will run until August 17. UzA