French Foreign Minister to visit Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Mar. 1 / Trend, D. Azizov/
French Minister of Foreign Affairs of France is going to make a working visit to Uzbekistan, according to a report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.
The head of French Foreign Office will arrive in Tashkent on Saturday, according to the report.
Negotiations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are planned during the visit. The meeting with the president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov is also expected.
Meetings between the heads of leading French companies accompanying the minister and representatives of business circles of Uzbekistan and the signing of a memorandum of mutual understanding between the government of Uzbekistan and the French Development Agency are planned according to the schedule of the visit.
As reported earlier, during the visit of Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Komilov to France in October last year, Tashkent and Paris confirmed the similarity of their positions on the main international and regional problems and stated the development of inter-parliamentary relations.
Both sides confirmed their interest in further development of relations between business circles of both countries.
There are 17 joint enterprises created with participation of French capital in Uzbekistan. 15 French companies are officially registered by the Ministry of External Economic Relations.