01 May 2024

The President of Uzbekistan spoke in favor of further development of full-scale cooperation with Azerbaijan

On May 1, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan led by Minister of Economy Mikail Jabbarov, who arrived in our country to participate in the Tashkent Investment Forum, the press service of the head of our state reports.

At the beginning of the meeting, Minister Mikail Jabbarov conveyed to the leader of our state the sincere greetings and good wishes of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

Issues of further development and deepening of Uzbek-Azerbaijani strategic partnership relations, as well as expansion of practical cooperation in the context of the implementation of previously reached agreements, were considered.

Last year, mutual trade turnover grew by 27 percent, and since the beginning of the year – by another 15 percent.

Cooperation projects are being implemented in the automotive industry, energy, agriculture, electrical engineering, textiles, tourism and other industries.

The importance of further increasing the portfolio of projects, including with the attraction of funds from the Joint Investment Company, was emphasized.

To thoroughly prepare the economic agenda for the upcoming summit meetings, a regular meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission and the second Forum of Regions of the two countries will be held in the near future.

An exchange of views on issues of regional cooperation also took place. The main results of the trilateral meeting of the ministers of economy and energy of Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan that took place today were highly appreciated.