Uzbekistan and Tajikistan strengthen economy co-op
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
The business circles of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan signed agreements worth $50 million at the investment forum, Trend reports with reference Tajikistan information agency.
The event was held within the framework of the seventh meeting of the Tajik-Uzbek Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation.
More than 300 participants from two states took part in the forum, among which were heads of state bodies, state enterprises and organizations, as well as representatives of the private sector.
The participants were introduced to the investment climate and opportunities in tourism, industry, energy, services and other areas, and also considered joint projects for cooperation.
After the end of the official part of the forum, bilateral meetings of entrepreneurs in Entrepreneur with Entrepreneur format (B2B) took place, following which new documents on cooperation were agreed and signed.
According to the State Committee for Investments and State Property Management, within the framework of the forum, subjects of the public and private sectors signed 15 cooperation agreements worth $50 million, which cover almost all areas of economic cooperation.
On September 29, the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov arrived in Tajikistan and met with his colleague Kohir Rasulzoda.
During the meeting, Aripov said about the need to increase trade with Tajikistan to one billion dollars.
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