President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 26 April received Joseph Leonard Votel, a commander of the United States Central Command, who arrived in our country with a working visit.
The topical issues of bilateral mutually beneficial and multifaceted cooperation, including in military and military-technical spheres were discussed during the conversation.
The parties exchanged views on the issues of ensuring security and stability in the region. A particular attention was attached to the evolving situation in Afghanistan and prospective of attaining peace in this country.
On 26 April President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is in our country with an official visit.
The dynamic development of Uzbekistan-Turkey relations in line with the agreements, reached during the bilateral meeting at the highest level on 17-18 November in Samarkand was underlined with satisfaction.
A specific attention was paid to the issues of enhancing mutually beneficial trade-economic and investment cooperation, practical implementation of projects in modernizing tourist infrastructure in cooperation with leading Turkish companies, establishing modern high-tech manufacturing facilities in textiles, leather, chemical and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing construction materials, on deep processing of agricultural products and other areas, including with the framework of the Urgut free economic zone.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 6 April received chairman of the Executive committee- Executive secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States Sergey Lebedev, who arrived in our country to take part in the regular meeting of the CIS Council of foreign ministers.
The Head of our state, welcoming the guest, particularly underlined the important significance, attached to the issues of enhancing and strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation within the framework of the Commonwealth. Nowadays the CIS is a unique arena for exchanging views and discussing topical issues of multilateral interaction, promoting joint programs and projects in different spheres of the economy.
On 29 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received Alexey Miller, chairman of the management committee of Russian energy company Gazprom, who is in our country with a working visit.
The Head of our state, greeting the guest, expressed a deep satisfaction with achieved high level of long-term and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas sphere.
Currently Gazprom, which is one of the leading energy companies in the world, actively takes part in implementing large projects on exploration and development of prospective hydrocarbon fields in Uzbekistan, as well as in the sphere of export supplies of natural gas.
On 16 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti, who is on a visit to our country.
The Head of state, welcoming the guest, particularly underlined the significance of developing a mutually beneficial and long-term cooperation between Uzbekistan and the EBRD.
Prospective programs and projects in the sphere of supporting small business and entrepreneurship, banking and finance sector, infrastructure modernization, primarily in rural areas, as well as creating modern manufacturing facilities in an agro-industrial complex, chemical and petrochemical industry, metallurgy, electronics and other spheres were marked as priority spheres of colloboration.
On 3 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received President of the Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao.
The Head of state, greeting the guest, has stressed with satisfaction that mutually dynamically strengthening beneficial partnership between Uzbekistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in implementation of priority programs and projects aimed at modernizing sectors of the economy and infrastructure
Currently bilateral cooperation portfolio includes 59 projects worth more than 14 billion US dollars, in which the bank’s contribution equals 6 billion US dollars.
On 2 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for political affairs Miroslav Jenca.
The Head of state, welcoming the guest, expressed a gratitude for a congratulatory message of the UN Secretary General António Guterres on the 25th anniversary of the membership of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Organization as well as reaffirmed the commitment of Uzbekistan to strengthen partnership relations with the UN and its agencies.
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan underlined an important role of the UN in maintaining global security and stability, in solving social-economic and environmental problems, in the fight against terrorism, extremism, narcotics trafficking, organized crime and other contemporary threats and challenges.
On 28 February President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received director of the Foreign intelligence service of Russia Sergey Naryshkin, who arrived in our country with a working visit.
The Head of state, welcoming the guest, particularly stressted the high level of a bilateral cooperation in the sphere of countering contemporary challenges and threats.
During a conversation with a particular attention was attached to the issues of the fight against extremism, terrorism, narcotics trafficking and organized crime.
On 23 February President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, who arrived in our country to take part at the scheduled meeting of the Joint intergovernmental commission on bilateral cooperation between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
The Head of our state, welcoming the guest, mentioned with satisfaction the positive dynamics in developing and strengthening Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan relations of a strategic partnership, including in trade-economic spheres.