Wednesday, 21, August, 2019

The Uzbek Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the Secretary-General of Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Bjorne Engesland, the ministry said.

The sides discussed the bilateral cooperation between Uzbekistan and the organization.

Björn Engesland, on behalf of the Committee, highly commended the reform efforts undertaken by the leadership of Uzbekistan aimed at ensuring the rule of law, respect for human rights and the development of democratic institutions, and expressed readiness to support the ongoing reforms and assist to the development of democratic values ​​and institutions of civil society in Uzbekistan.

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee is a Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1977, working to ensure that human rights are respected in practice. 

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