This year, April was marked for IICAS as the beginning of a good tradition of transferring books to the Uzbekistani library fund which is aimed at attracting a wider audience to the problems of cultural heritage, as well as to strengthening social partnership.
The decree of the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan established a week of reading, which is annually held in early April.
This important event did not pass by our good neighbor – "A.S. Pushkin Samarkand Regional Information and Library Center ", which hosted thematic events. Gift sets of IICAS publications were handed over to the winners of the competitions:
- "The most reading family",
- "The most reading soldier"
IICAS formed and transferred to the director of the "A.S. Pushkin Samarkand Regional Information and Library Center" Akhmedova Sh.B., sets of periodic and one-time scientific publications (in the amount of 20 titles each one) for the purpose of their subsequent sending to the funds of 14 libraries of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The initiatives of IICAS were not limited to replenishment of the library fund. The open day as part of the Week of Reading included a lecture, which was delivered by the employee of the institute in the form of conversation with the visitors of the library focused on the issue of major importance of activities for the preservation, reconstruction and restoration of cultural heritage monuments.