The President of Uzbekistan and the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic discuss specific projects for the development of industrial and technological partnership
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Yesterday, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a government delegation of the Czech Republic led by Prime Minister Petr Fiala, who arrived in Tashkent on an official visit, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.
According to the press service of the Head of state, current issues of further developing relations between Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic, deepening practical cooperation between the two countries in priority areas were discussed.
It should be noted that the Czech Republic has traditionally been an important European partner of Uzbekistan. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations.
Over the past few years, the trade turnover has doubled, the number of joint ventures and projects increased by 2.5 times.
Currently, projects are being implemented for the production of building materials, the production of medical equipment, and the development of business infrastructure.
Traditionally, active exchanges are carried out in education, healthcare, and culture. Within the framework of this visit, an exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Uzbekistan – Czech archaeological expedition was also opened.
At the meeting, the importance of effectively using the potential of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, which are industry leaders in their regions, was emphasized.
The need for intensifying the activities of the Intergovernmental Commission and holding its next meeting was noted.
The fruitful results of the business forum held today with the participation of leading enterprises of the two countries and the presentation of promising projects were highly appreciated.
The mining industry, energy modernization, power engineering, electrical engineering, agriculture, textile and leather industries, transport and logistics, organization of direct flights, development of transport corridors and others were defined as priority areas.
The importance of using tools to support and co-finance projects aimed at the widespread introduction of advanced Czech technologies in Uzbekistan was emphasized.
A decision was made to create working groups and develop action plans for each area of cooperation.
In addition, the activities of the Business Council are being resumed, within the framework of which regular business forums are planned to be held in the capitals and regions of Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic.
The main attention was paid to enhancing humanitarian exchange, including an increase in quotas for the education of Uzbekistan students in leading Czech universities and the adoption of a program of cultural events.
TASHKENT, April 26. /“Dunyo” IA/.