Monday, 22, April, 2019

Economy

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Mr. Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The 9th meeting of the Uzbek-Korean Trade and Economic Cooperation Committee was held on Monday at Tashkent’s International Business Center, which was attended by the Uzbekistan Deputy PM E. Ganiev, Uzbek Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade S. Umurzakov and Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Sung Yoon-mo. The meeting was co-organized by the Uzbek Ministries of Investments, Foreign Affairs and the embassies of the two countries.

The 24th session of the Uzbek-British Council on Trade and Industry (UBSTP) is being held these days in Tashkent. attending by over 110 business executives representing more than 60 British companies, the record number in the history of UBSTP.

Today Shavkat Mirziyoyev, as part of his Namangan province trip, familiarized himself with the construction progress at the Turakurgan Thermal Power Plant.

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Tashkent.

24th Session of the Uzbek-British Trade and Industry Council (UBTIC), co-chaired by the Uzbek Deputy PM Elyor Ganiyev and Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne, will be held on February 26-March 1 in Tashkent.

On February 18-20, a delegation of the Uzbek Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade, headed by S. Umurzakov, visited Munich on a working visit and met with the Adviser to the Minister-President of Bavaria/Head of Europe, International Relations, Mass Media Department of the State Chancellery Dr. Thomas Gruber for the implementation of the road map of the visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Germany.

Uzbekistan and Tatarstan plan to sign a new Cooperation Agreement. This became known after the talks of First Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan Ochilboy Ramatov with the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.

Uzkimyosanoat (Uz Chemical Industry) and Samsung Engineering will build a US$ 600 million urea and ammonia production plant in Uzbekistan, the presidential press service said.

Tashkent city mayor's office has plans to contribute US$ 2.7 billion for the 2019 investment program, the deputy mayor Sharof Rakhmanov announced at a press briefing.