Uzbekistan plans to purchase helicopters from Russia's Tatarstan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 20
By Ilkin Seyfaddini – Trend:
Mayor of Bukhara district plans to conclude an agreement with the Russia's Tatarstan to purchase helicopters, Trend reports citing the Uzbek media.
Bukhara’s Mayor Uktam Barnoev will hold talks with Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov early next week, the report said.
Barnoyev intends to visit Kazan to discuss promising areas of co-operation. This is not only the purchase of transport, special and cargo-passenger helicopters, but also the expansion of supplies of KAMAZ trucks, spare parts for them, products of the petrochemical industry, agricultural machinery and oil and gas equipment.
Tatarstan enterprises are also interested in participating in oil and gas investment projects. In addition, the supply of components to automotive plants of Uzbekistan will be discussed, the report said.
In addition to financial issues, the mayor of Bukhara region will discuss projects in culture, education, science, sports and tourism with Rustam Minnikhanov.
Trade turnover between Tatarstan and Uzbekistan continues to grow. In 2018, the trade turnover amounted to $146 million.
In 2019, the trade turnover between Tatarstan and Uzbekistan amounted to almost $195 million.
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