Australia and Uzbekistan hold consultations
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, March 31 / Trend , corr. T.Jukov /
The first round of consultations between the foreign ministries of Uzbekistan and Australia took place in the capital of Australia, Canberra, the press service of Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.
Consultations took place at the level of the deputy foreign ministers.
The sides exchanged views on the situation and prospects of bilateral cooperation in the political, commercial and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. Special attention was paid to the discussions regarding the urgent international problems, which are of mutual interest, including situation in Afghanistan, prospects of co-operation within OSCE in combating terrorism, and also co-operation within the United Nations and international organizations, the same source said.
The presentation of the commercial and economic and investment potential of Uzbekistan took place during the stay of Uzbek delegation in Australia. Prospective projects on creation of joint ventures in the mining and chemical industry, agriculture and other spheres were presented to the attention of business circles of this country. Leading tourism companies of Australia get familiarized with the tourism potential of Uzbekistan. The sides reached an agreement to strengthen inter-bank co-operation, exchange of the cultural and educational missions of the two countries.
Australia recognized the independence of Uzbekistan and established diplomatic relations in December 1991. Political contacts are established through the embassy of Australia in the Russian Federation.Do you have feedback? Contact our journalist at: [email protected]