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Talks being held on possibly supplying trains of Spanish production to Uzbekistan

Business Materials 25 January 2021 09:55
Talks being held on possibly supplying trains of Spanish production to Uzbekistan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 25

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

Uzbekistan, Spain discussed the possibility of supplying two more Talgo trains of Spanish production to Uzbekistan, which connect the major tourist cities of the country, Trend reports referring to the press service of State Committee for Tourism Development of Uzbekistan.

According to the information, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov during his visit to Spain, was received by King Philip VI of Spain.

King Philip VI of Spain hosted an official reception in honor of the heads of foreign delegations at his Palacio Real de Madrid residence.

In the introductory part of the event, the role of tourism in the Spanish economy, its contribution to employment, as well as the importance of this industry in the development of international cooperation and in the formation of a post-pandemic economy were discussed.

On behalf of the President and the entire Uzbek people, Aziz Abdukhakimov sent greetings to the King of Spain and his family, as well as to the Spanish people. King Philip VI, in turn, warmly recalled his meeting with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in June 2017 in Astana, which took place within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.

As a further strengthening of friendly relations between the two countries, the sides discussed the possibility of supplying Uzbekistan with two more Talgo trains of Spanish production, which connect the country's major tourist cities.

According to Abdukhakimov, the King of Spain expressed interest in implementing this initiative.

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