Meeting with the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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On July 25, 2018, a delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan met with Trent Kelly, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi’s First District.
Issues of expanding cooperation between Uzbekistan and American parliamentarians in the context of development of a comprehensive Uzbekistan – American dialogue were discussed.
Trent Kelly, who took part in a group of congressmen at the meeting with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during his official visit to the United States, confirmed his interest in supporting positive trends in relations between the United States and Uzbekistan.
The Congressman noted his readiness to promote close cooperation in agriculture between Uzbekistan and the United States, in particular with Mississippi State, which he represents. Cooperation in the field of cotton growing, training of agricultural personnel and conducting joint research were noted among the promising areas.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, particular attention during the negotiations was paid to further intensifying inter-parliamentary contacts. Congressman Trent Kelly, who led the Congress delegation to Uzbekistan in November 2017, expressed interest in continuing the exchange of visits between parliamentarians of Uzbekistan and the United States, as well as expanding the exchange of views on current issues of bilateral agenda by creating friendship groups in the legislative bodies of the two countries.