The Cabinet of Ministers approved the parameters for erecting the Mirzo-Ulugbek boarding school and the park of "Astronomy and Aeronautics".
Admission to the boarding school will begin from 2018-2019 academic year in specialized classes of mathematics, physics, computer science from the 7th class, and astronomy - from the 10th. Gifted children will be accepted on a competitive basis, regardless of where they live. The order of selection of applicants will be developed within two months.
There will be a boarding school in the former buildings and structures of the Scientific Research Institute of Hydrometeorology. The Ministry of Public Education, together with the Academy of Sciences, is instructed to equip classes, libraries and other premises with necessary modern equipment, and also to complete educational literature and teaching aids.
Also, the reconstruction of the building of the boarding school, the construction of a hostel for 150 people and a gymnasium, the overhaul of the main and historic buildings of the Astronomical Institute, the construction of a planetarium on its territory, the definition of the borders of the park of "Astronomy and Aeronautics" are planned.