Uzbekistan developing economic cooperation with India’s state of Gujarat

TASHKENT (TCA) — Tashkent hosted Uzbekistan–India business forum within the framework of the visit of the delegation of the state of Gujarat of the Republic of India led by the Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The event, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, was attended by representatives of ministries, large business entities, businesspeople, as well as officials from more than 50 companies in India, the Jahon information agency reported on October 23.

The delegation spent four days in Andijan, Bukhara and Samarkand regions, as well as in Tashkent city. Guests held meetings with businesspeople, heads of large enterprises.

At B2B meetings, prospects for development of trade and economic cooperation between Uzbekistan and India were discussed. The parties held talks on production of jewelry, auto parts, solar panels, dairy products, textiles, as well as on cooperation in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, tourism, agriculture, information technologies, engineering construction, petrochemicals, water systems, the use of water and solar energy.

On October 22, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the delegation of the state of Gujarat headed by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, the official website of the president of Uzbekistan reported.

President Mirziyoyev noted the dynamic development of multifaceted cooperation, the consolidation of friendship and strategic partnership between Uzbekistan and India.

Particular attention was paid to the implementation of joint projects in such areas as biotechnology and agricultural clusters, the textile and pharmaceutical industries, the production of auto components and cosmetics, the construction and management of hospitality infrastructure.

The parties agreed to develop a joint roadmap to promote the effective partnership of Uzbekistan with leading companies and organizations of Gujarat.

Sergey Kwan