The First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sodiq Safoev met with the French delegation, headed by the Foreign Minister's Special Representative for Economic Diplomacy in Central Asia, Pascal Lorot.
The parties exchanged views on the ways to further advance bilateral relations and noted that the visit of the President Sh. Mirziyoyev to France in October last year and the reached agreements opened up new horizons for the development of Uzbek-French relations, including deepening economic and investment cooperation.
It was noted that Uzbekistan is interested in attracting Frances’ financial and technical assistance, as well as direct investments for the development of the infrastructure, with urban heating system, hydroelectric power and private project finance set as the priority areas.
The parties reiterated that both countries are interested in intensifying the bilateral economic relations.