Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 17
By Demir Azizov - Trend:
South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on May 19, said Uzbek government May 17.
The visit's program includes a meeting with Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov and participation in intergovernmental negotiations.
The South Korean PM will also take part in a ceremony dedicated to completion of the construction of the Ustyurt gas and chemical complex.
Hwang Kyo-ahn is also expected to participate in a ceremony for launching the construction of the House of Korean Culture and Art in Tashkent.
South Korea is one of Uzbekistan's largest trade and economic partners.
The total investments raised by the Uzbek economy from South Korea over the years of Uzbekistan's independence exceed $6 billion.