On 25 May President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Yıldırım Tuğrul Türkeş, who is in our country within the frameworks of the fourth meeting of the Inter-governmental commission on trade-economic cooperation.
The Head of State, welcoming the guest, stressed with satisfaction the intensification of contacts and bilateral cooperation in political, trade-economic, investment and cultural-humanitarian cooperation spheres.
On 24 May President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, who has arrived in our country on an official visit.
The Head of our state, welcoming the guest, emphasized the available potential for further developing full-scale, practical bilateral cooperation.
As underlined, a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces on 21 May this year in Riyadh within the framework of the Arab Islamic American Summit, as well as intensification of exchanges on different levels corroborate mutual willingness and readiness of both sides to elevate the Uzbekistan-UAE relations to a qualitatively new level.
On 23 May President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Kolokoltsev, who is in our country on a working visit.
The Head of our state, greeting the guest, highlighted the significance of continuing active interactions among the law enforcements bodies of the two countries in the sphere of countering terrorism and extremism, organized crime, drugs trafficking and illegal arms trade.
A specific attention was attached to the issues of practical implementation of the bilateral agreements, reached during the visit of the President of Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation on 4-5 April this year, including in the sphere of migration.
On 18 May President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a delegation of the National People's Congress of China, headed by Vice Chairman, Secretary-General of the Standing Committee Wang Chen.
The Head of our state, greeting the guests, particularly underlined the role of an inter-parliamentary cooperation in developing and strengthening relations of a comprehensive strategic partnership between Uzbekistan and China.
The issues of practical implementation of the agreements in political, trade-economic, investment and cultural-humanitarian spheres, reached during the recent high-level visit to the People’s Republic of China, were considered at the meeting.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on 10 May.
The Head of our state, greeting the guest, particularly underlined the significance of further developing and reinforcing a constructive and open dialogue between Uzbekistan and the UN, institutions of this authoritative universal international organization, including with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
It was stressed that a comprehensive protection of human rights is a priority in the deep structural reforms, carried out in out country.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 26 April received Joseph Leonard Votel, a commander of the United States Central Command, who arrived in our country with a working visit.
The topical issues of bilateral mutually beneficial and multifaceted cooperation, including in military and military-technical spheres were discussed during the conversation.
The parties exchanged views on the issues of ensuring security and stability in the region. A particular attention was attached to the evolving situation in Afghanistan and prospective of attaining peace in this country.
On 26 April President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is in our country with an official visit.
The dynamic development of Uzbekistan-Turkey relations in line with the agreements, reached during the bilateral meeting at the highest level on 17-18 November in Samarkand was underlined with satisfaction.
A specific attention was paid to the issues of enhancing mutually beneficial trade-economic and investment cooperation, practical implementation of projects in modernizing tourist infrastructure in cooperation with leading Turkish companies, establishing modern high-tech manufacturing facilities in textiles, leather, chemical and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing construction materials, on deep processing of agricultural products and other areas, including with the framework of the Urgut free economic zone.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 6 April received chairman of the Executive committee- Executive secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States Sergey Lebedev, who arrived in our country to take part in the regular meeting of the CIS Council of foreign ministers.
The Head of our state, welcoming the guest, particularly underlined the important significance, attached to the issues of enhancing and strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation within the framework of the Commonwealth. Nowadays the CIS is a unique arena for exchanging views and discussing topical issues of multilateral interaction, promoting joint programs and projects in different spheres of the economy.
On 29 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan received Alexey Miller, chairman of the management committee of Russian energy company Gazprom, who is in our country with a working visit.
The Head of our state, greeting the guest, expressed a deep satisfaction with achieved high level of long-term and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas sphere.
Currently Gazprom, which is one of the leading energy companies in the world, actively takes part in implementing large projects on exploration and development of prospective hydrocarbon fields in Uzbekistan, as well as in the sphere of export supplies of natural gas.
On 16 March President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti, who is on a visit to our country.
The Head of state, welcoming the guest, particularly underlined the significance of developing a mutually beneficial and long-term cooperation between Uzbekistan and the EBRD.
Prospective programs and projects in the sphere of supporting small business and entrepreneurship, banking and finance sector, infrastructure modernization, primarily in rural areas, as well as creating modern manufacturing facilities in an agro-industrial complex, chemical and petrochemical industry, metallurgy, electronics and other spheres were marked as priority spheres of colloboration.