Tuesday, 28, May, 2024

Ealrier as part of the inauguration events of the Tashkent Metallurgical Plant, Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, the presidential press service said in a statement.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev reportedly noted with deep satisfaction that the implemented project to create a large and modern metallurgical production in the capital region is an example of effective cooperation between companies and banks of Uzbekistan and Russia.

The plant also testifies to the serious upgrade in recent years in the bilateral trade and economic ties," he added.

The parties also discussed the progress of bilateral projects and the plans to expand cooperation.

"Particular attention was paid to the preparation of cooperation projects between the leading enterprises of the two countries to create high-tech units in mechanical engineering, agro-industrial complex, pharmaceuticals, light and food industries," the press service said.

Earlier it was reported that Denis Manturov personally delivered samples of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to Uzbekistan.

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