11/08/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/07/2018 22:46
On November 6, 2018, Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Yekaterinburg Abdusalom Khatamov met with Sverdlovsk region's governor Yevgeniy Kuyvashev.
Promising areas of cooperation between Uzbekistan and Sverdlovsk region were discussed.
It was noted that beginning of the work of Consulate General in Yekaterinburg will give a new impetus to development of relations between Uzbekistan and Sverdlovsk region.
The Governor noted that Sverdlovsk region is establishing cooperation with Namangan region. The sides signed a protocol of intent and preparing full-fledged document on cooperation.
It was emphasized that in comparison with indicators of the first half of 2017, the trade turnover between Uzbekistan and Sverdlovsk region in 2018 increased by almost 50 percent and amounted to about 106 million USD.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, prospects of developing cooperation in other spheres, as well as practical aspects of cooperation between the Consulate General and administration of the region were also discussed at the meeting.