BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar.10
By Natavan Rzayeva - Trend:
The European Union and Uzbekistan launched a new Multi-Year Indicative Program to enhance cooperation for 2021-2027, Trend reports via Uzbek media outlets.
In this regard, today, on March 10, 2022, a conference was held in the capital of Uzbekistan. The conference was attended by Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Badriddin Abidov, the head of the European Union delegation to Uzbekistan, Ambassador Charlotte Adrian, as well as representatives of ministries and departments of Uzbekistan, diplomatic missions of EU countries and international organizations.
During the event, key areas for further bilateral financial and technical cooperation with the European Commission were discussed as part of the next program cycle for 2021-2027.
The European side noted that under the new indicative program, at the initial stage, 83 million euros will be allocated for 2021-2024, including 76 million euros for jointly developed projects and programs of technical assistance and budgetary support, as well as 7 million euros to support activities for the development of civil society and human rights.
In particular, the parties discussed the implementation of projects and activities in the areas of supporting agriculture and green growth, improving the efficiency of public administration and digitalization, including the judicial and transport, and logistics systems, improving the investment climate, as well as the socio-economic development of the Aral Sea region.
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