New Ambassador of Hungary takes office in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 8
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Janos Balla, who was appointed Ambassador of Hungary to Uzbekistan with residence in Moscow, handed over credentials, addressed to the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, said the press service of the foreign ministry of the republic.
During the meeting, Kamilov and Balla discussed the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in various spheres, as well as in the format of Uzbekistan - European Union.
"The parties also exchanged views on certain regional and international issues of mutual interest," said the message.
The predecessor of Janos Balla as Ambassador in Uzbekistan was Istvan Iydyarto.
Diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Hungary were established in March 1992. The two countries signed a number of intergovernmental documents, including an agreement on economic cooperation, mutual protection and encouragement of investments, international road transport of passengers and cargo. In April 2008, the two governments signed a convention for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion on income and capital.
In accordance with the agreement "On partnership and cooperation between Uzbekistan and the EU", preferential treatment has been established in trade between the two countries.
Three companies with investors from Hungary operate in Uzbekistan, four Hungarian companies have been accredited under the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, including Gedeon Richter JSC, ENIKO Kft., Horus Intertrade & Consulting Ltd., EGIS JSC.
Edited by CN