By the decree of the President of Uzbekistan, in order to promote a healthy lifestyle and the development of mass sports, from January 1, 2021, the first heads of state bodies and organizations were instructed to strengthen health and monitor the level of obesity, weight index based on personal example. This is reported by the Uzbek media.
Also, in labor collectives, one employee will be assigned additional duties of the “Sports Promoter”. The salary of this employee for the performance of the duties of a physical mentor organization will be increased by 20%.
In addition, managers and all employees of state institutions will have to play sports (running, streetball, football, badminton, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, swimming, etc.) at least once a week, outside of working hours. And every Saturday after 14:00 there will be family competitions in running, streetball, football, badminton, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, swimming and other sports between employees and their families.
Now, in the contracts concluded between trade unions and employers of state bodies and organizations, industrial gymnastics classes (a set of elementary physical exercises performed by employees at the workplace) during the working day will be prescribed.
For this, special breaks will be introduced for performing gymnastics exercises on the go.