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UNESCO deputy CEO Eric Falt visited the National Library of Uzbekistan


On August 26, 2015 UNESCO deputy CEO Eric Falt visited the National Library of Uzbekistan. Excursion to Symphosiums Hall and National Library aimed at introducing activities, opportunities and development perspectives of the National Library of Uzbekistan was organised during his visit. 
Welcoming the guest, the director of the National Library A. Khodjaev informed him about the history and the recent activity of the library, the conditions made for its users, the latest information technologies used in the process of forming the electronic sources, the international relationships of the National Library and in particular, about the progress of the partnership in terms of various projects. In addition, the guest visited the Book Museum, exhibition, multimedia and electronic halls.

In accompainment of the administration, Mr. Eric Falt went round reading halls, where he checked out specialised halls equipped with multimedia tools, he showed interest in the conditions created for allocation and preservation of the fund of books, and the job of workers.
Mr. Eric Falt visited the department for manuscripts, unique and greatly valuable editions contaning more thаn 20 000 books. Here he displayed interest in the restoration and conservation of the books considered to be monuments of the World and national legacy. 
Mr. Eric Falt remarked the informational newsstands which let users get the information about the library, online resources, newsstands of audio-resources and marked their effective role in development of the library. 

At the end of his visit the UNESCO deputy CEO received a gift from the National Library of Uzbekistan and left a note in the guestbook expressing admiration on the quality of the service and wishing further prosperity.
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