Uzbek president receives Omani economics minister
Uuzbekistan, Tashkent, April 1 / Trend , T.Zhukov/
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received Omani Economics Minister, Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council Deputy Chairman Ahmed Bin Abdunabi Makki on March 31.
The Omani business delegation is in Uzbekistan on a two-day official visit.
The delegation comprises Omani Central Bank Acting President Hamud Sangur al-Zejali, Finance Ministry Taxation Secretary General Saud Bin Nassir Al Shakili, Trade and Industry Chamber Chairman Khalil Bin Abdullah Al Khonji, Sultane Non-Resident Ambassador to Uzbekistan Mohammad Bin Said Al Lavati and state reserve fund officials.
"Uzbekistan hopes to develop cooperation with Oman," Karimov said at the meeting. "The meeting allows opinions to be exchanged on issues of bilateral relations."
Relations between Uzbekistan and Oman are developing in the spirit of friendship and cooperation, Karimov said. The foreign ministries of both countries regularly hold consultations.
Cooperation with Oman creates perspectives for strengthening relations with other Arab states.
Oman also regards Uzbekistan as a leading Central Asian country.
Uzbekistan and Oman have significant energy potential and experience developing agriculture, the president noted. Both sides are also interested in implementing joint oil-and-gas projects and agricultural research.Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at: [email protected]