Abdulla Aripov receives the Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov received the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov, who is visiting Tashkent on a working visit.
During the meeting, the parties discussed projects in the field of aviation, pharmaceuticals, gold, copper ore industries, agricultural machinery and car building.
Denis Manturov also held talks with the Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov and took part in a round table with the business circles of Uzbekistan.
The head of the Russian delegation noted that bilateral trade and economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and Russia is developing very dynamically. Mutual trade is growing. Denis Manturov drew attention to the fact that the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia is striving to become a “one-stop shop” for Russian enterprises that want to work in the Uzbek market.
“It is gratifying that on the Uzbek side we have reliable partners and like-minded people - the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Center for the Development of Investment Projects. Together we have created a working group, a kind of “project office”, the main task of which is both the search and development of new promising areas of cooperation, and the implementation and monitoring of already launched initiatives,” said Denis Manturov.
The project office is one of the tools for the formation of new proposals for cooperation, qualified selection and support of significant investment projects, prompt response to emerging difficulties.
The priority is projects in the automotive industry, oil and gas and cement industry, power engineering, high technology, agricultural engineering, aircraft construction, railway engineering, agro-industrial complex, mining, supply of municipal equipment, trade and logistics.
As part of the working trip, Denis Manturov and Sardor Umurzakov signed a memorandum between the departments on interaction in the field of industry, foreign trade and investment cooperation.
Continuing the agreements reached between Denis Manturov and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Alexey Gruzdev and Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shukhrat Vafayev signed an Action Plan for organizing and holding the international industrial exhibition INNOPROM in Uzbekistan.