Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Oct. 4 / Trend D. Azizov /
Durbek Amanov who was appointed Uzbek Ambassador to Germany has delivered his credentials to German President Joachim Gauck, the Jahon agency of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said today.
President Gauck stressed after the ceremony that Germany is considering Uzbekistan as an important partner in Central Asia and is interested in further strengthening cooperation in a wide range of issues.
President Gauck expressed the hope of intensifying bilateral cooperation and expressed success and well-being to the Uzbek leadership and people.
Durbek Amanov replaced Dilshod Ahatov, who served as ambassador to Germany since March 2010.
It was earlier reported that Germany is one of Uzbekistan's main trade-economic partners in Europe. Investment projects worth over one billion euros were implemented together with leading German companies in Uzbekistan.
The German government provided Uzbekistan with more than 300 million euros as part of its financial and technical cooperation, including 248.2 million euros within its financial cooperation and around 58.4 million euros within technical cooperation.
As of 2012, bilateral trade turnover amounted to more than $ 400 million.
Currently, around 116 enterprises established with participation of German investors, are operating on the Uzbek market. The representative offices of around 50 German firms and companies have been accredited.