Uzbekistan, Japan hold regular political consultations
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 24
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The issues related to the implementation of the agreements reached during the official visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Uzbekistan in October 2015, were discussed March 24 in Tokyo by the foreign ministers of the two countries, according to the press service of the Uzbek foreign ministry.
The sides discussed prospects of bilateral cooperation in political, trade and economic, investment, technological, financial and technical, as well as cultural and humanitarian spheres. They also exchanged views on international and regional issues.
It was earlier reported that during the visit of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a number of agreements was reached on joint investment projects worth more than $8 billion in the modernization of transport and energy infrastructure, development and processing of mineral resources, motor car construction, telecommunications, oil, gas and chemical industries, the contribution of the Japanese side in which will be about $5 billion.
In addition, a memorandum of understanding was signed to establish the Uzbek-Japanese Youth Center of Innovations, as well as exchange notes on the project of modernization and provision of Navoi regional multisectoral hospital with modern medical equipment, the ministries of foreign affairs of Uzbekistan and Japan adopted a cooperation program for 2015-2017.