Ambassador of Japan completing his diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 10
By Demir Azizov– Trend:
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Fumihiko Kato in connection with completion of his diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan, press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
During the meeting, Kamilov and Kato discussed topical issues of relations between the two countries.
The parties noted that regular Uzbek-Japanese dialogue in different formats allows to develop cooperation in the interests of both countries.
Uzbek foreign minister congratulated the ambassador on receiving the degree of Honorary Doctor of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy and expressed appreciation for the significant contribution to the development of multifaceted cooperation between Uzbekistan and Japan.
Diplomatic relations between the countries were established in the end of January 1992. In January 1993, the Japanese Embassy was opened in Tashkent and in February 1996 - the Uzbek embassy in Tokyo.
Uzbek-Japanese relations are characterized by mutual respect and trust, which contributes to the development of political, trade, economic and investment cooperation.
Japanese investments in the Uzbek economy to date exceed $2.5 billion. Japan invests in projects in the field of railway transport, oil and gas, energy, mining, automotive, telecommunications, electronics and textile industries.