Baku, Azerbaijan, May 18
By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:
The first Uzbek-US-Canadian business forum was held in the Uzbek city of Navoi, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.
As a result, 10 agreements were signed, five of them in the trade and investment sphere totaling $ 150 million, and the rest in the area of expanding cooperation in the fields of education and health care.
In particular, the administration of Navoi region concluded an agreement with the American company Calatrava Grace on the implementation of the project to build a monoblock plant and affordable housing with a $100 million investment.
Cooperation has been established with the Canadian company Advanced Bio-Oil Technologies, to create a crop growing cluster for the production of biofuels with foreign investment of up to $24 million.
One of the most important documents was the agreement on the establishment of sister city relations between the cities of Zarafshon and Clinton.
Thus, Zarafshan became the third city in Uzbekistan, which has sister city relations with the US cities. Previously, such relations were established between Tashkent and Seattle, as well as Bukhara and Santa Fe.
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