Uzbek and Czech parliamentarians discuss cooperation prospects
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Sept.21 / Trend, D.Azizov /
Parliamentarians of Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic discussed the state and prospects of the relationship between the two countries' legislative bodies, the National Information Agency of Uzbekistan (UzA) reported.
During the negotiations in the Committee of Legislation and Judicial and Legal Affairs of the Senate of Uzbekistan, held within the visit of the delegation of the Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs of the Czech Senate, led by its chairman Miroslav Antl, the sides noted that cooperation between the two countries is developing in all spheres including in the parliamentary field.
It was noted that meetings of the parliamentary delegations are regular and cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic also develops in the political, economic, legal, cultural and humanitarian, scientific, technical and other fields.
Agreements reached during the meetings of the two state heads are an important legal basis.
Members of the Czech delegation also held talks at the committee of the Legislative (lower) Chamber of the Uzbek parliament on Democratic Institutions, NGOs and self-government institutions, as well as in a number of ministries and departments.
According to the parties, enhancing of all levels of inter-parliamentary cooperation should contribute to the further development of trade, economic and investment relations, as well as the development of tourism.
Economic relations between the two countries are based on a number of agreements on trade and economic and scientific and technological cooperation, mutual protection and promotion of investments, as well as avoidance of double taxation.
There are 13 Uzbek-Czech joint ventures in Uzbekistan. A number of leading companies of the Czech Republic opened their representative offices in Uzbekistan. They operate in such spheres as food and textile, oil and gas industry, production of plastic goods and tourism.