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.
On 15 February President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak, who has arrived in our country to take part at the regular session of the Uzbekistan-Russia intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation.
The Head of our state, welcoming the guest, has underlined the dynamic development and steady reinforcement of strategic partnership relations between Uzbekistan and Russia in many areas, including in commercial and economic spheres.
The parties have emphasised the active and productive implementation of the agreements, reached during the meeting of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in Samarkand on 6 September 2016.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Carolyn Lamm, Chairperson of the Board of the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, on 1 February.
The head of our state, warmly greeting the guest, underlined that the visit of a large delegation of leading US companies and holding of a joint business forum is a confirmation of a growing mutual interest and endeavour to develop a beneficial trade-economic and investment cooperation between Uzbekistan and the US.
The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, established over twenty years ago, is an important mechanism for supporting and pushing forward joint programs and projects in different spheres of the economy and has turned into a reliable bridge between the business circles of the two countries.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambaev arrived in Samarkand on 24 December with a working visit.
The Uzbek and Kyrgyz people are close neighbours, who have lived throughout ages side by side in peace and accord. Our nations share united history, common cultural and religious values, similar traditions and customs.
In the years of independence Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have carried on developing a traditional cooperation. In recent years the bilateral exchanges have significantly accelerated. The telephone conversations of the heads of state took place, the exchange of delegations at the level of governments and regions were carried out. The public of the two countries have positively assessed the reciprocal visits of the delegations to Andijan and Osh cities.