Uzbekistan, Romania intend to intensify trade-economic cooperation
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, June 28 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Uzbek Prime Minister Shaukat Mirziyoev and Romanian Prime Minister Victor-Viorel Ponta today held talks on the development of trade-economic ties between the two countries during the Romanian Prime Minister's official visit to Tashkent.
The government delegations discussed the expansion of bilateral trade by diversifying and expanding the range of mutual deliveries of goods and services, implementation of joint investment projects in several sectors of the economy, as well as in the field of IT-technologies, education, health and tourism.
The sides agreed that the current level of trade-economic cooperation does not correspond to the potential of the sides and expressed confidence that two countries have great prospects in terms of economic cooperation.
As for regional security issues, Ponta said that the Romanian side is concerned with the situation in Afghanistan in connection with the upcoming withdrawal of NATO troops. He proposed to establish the cooperation in the preparation of military, customs and border personnel.
An intergovernmental agreement on economic, industrial and technical cooperation was signed following the talks.
The document was signed by First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov and State Secretary of the Romanian Foreign Ministry Bogdan Aurescu.
An intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial and technological cooperation is planned to be established to implement this agreement.
Romanian Prime Minister will visit Samarkand during the visit to Uzbekistan.
It should be stressed that Uzbekistan and Romania have the most-favored trading regime. The countries signed more than 10 agreements on mutual cooperation in trade-economic, scientific-technical, transport, cultural, scientific and tourism spheres.