TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, September 22. Uzbekistan and South Korea plan to create joint transport and logistics companies, Trend reports.
The news followed a recent meeting between the Chairwoman of Uzbekistan’s Senate, Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbayeva, and the First Deputy Chairman of the Korean-Uzbek Business Association, Kim Chang Keon, in Seoul.
Following the talks, the parties agreed to establish joint transport and logistics companies that will serve the exports of Uzbek goods to South Korea.
Furthermore, it is planned to establish production of audio and video equipment and video surveillance systems in Uzbekistan, as well as to build a complex for processing solid household waste.
Earlier this month, the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) allocated a grant package of $15 million for the development of Uzbekistan's healthcare infrastructure, including a national program aimed at training employees of the sanitary and epidemiological service and the public health system on the basis of the Tashkent Medical Academy.