19 May 2022

A forum of cooperation with Bashkortostan was held in Tashkent

On 18 May, a forum of interregional cooperation with the Republic of Bashkortostan was held at the Hilton Tashkent City Hotel. In its course, presentations of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the city of Tashkent and the Republic of Bashkortostan took place.

In addition, B2B meetings were held as part of the event, in which more than a hundred companies from Bashkortostan participated in negotiations with local entrepreneurs.

A plenary meeting of the forum participants also took place, opening which the khokim of Tashkent, Jakhongir Artikkhodjaev, expressed confidence that this forum would be a dynamic continuation of the exchange of experience in interregional cooperation and the development of relations between Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation, proclaimed by the presidents of our countries. Khokim suggested holding forums in Tashkent for architects and young entrepreneurs of our countries and supplementing trade relations with cooperation in the field of education, medicine and tourism.

The head of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Radiy Khabirov, thanking for the warm welcome, noted that the development of relations is taking place in line with the agreements between Shavkat Miriziyoyev and Vladimir Putin.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Bashkortostan Andrey Nazarov told the forum participants about the potential of the republic, which is one of the five leading regions of Russia in terms of economic opportunities and has excellent prospects for entering the top three.

The republic produces 4-5 million tons of gasoline, 8 million tons of diesel fuel, is a leader in the production of chemical products, produces helicopters and components for them, turbojet and hydraulic engines, buses, equipment for the oil and gas industry, produces 4 million tons of grain, and the well-known brand ” Bashkir honey” is exported to many countries of the world.

According to the press service of the khokimiyat of Tashkent, dozens of meetings were held within the framework of the forum and from 40 to 60 agreements were signed in each direction. This is a major step in the development of interregional cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation.