Uzbekistan president to visit India, Germany

Uzbekistan’s President-elect Shavkat Mirziyaev (official photo)

TASHKENT (TCA) — In the coming days the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay visits to India and Germany, the official information agency Jahon reports.

On January 17-18, President Mirziyoyev, at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, will pay a working visit to this country to attend the 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019.

The President of Uzbekistan will address the plenary session of the summit, as well as hold negotiations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss current issues of Uzbekistan–India cooperation, international and regional issues.

The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, held in the city of Gandhinagar at the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since 2003, is the largest international forum in the region. Its participants are heads of state and governments, ministers, heads of international organizations and transnational corporations, leading analysts and experts.

Traditionally, current issues of development of the global economy, expanding partnership in trade, attracting investment, exchange of advanced technologies and knowledge are in the center of attention of the forum’s participants.

On January 20-22, President Mirziyoyev will pay an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Negotiations will be held with the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and with Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble, in Berlin.

The agenda includes issues of further deepening the political dialogue, expanding trade, economic, investment and financial cooperation, implementation of joint programs and projects, enhancing cultural-humanitarian, scientific-educational and tourist exchanges.

The President of Uzbekistan will meet with the Minister President of Bavaria Markus Söder, as well as representatives of leading German business and financial circles in the city of Munich.

During the visit, it is planned to sign bilateral documents on cooperation in the spheres of economy, finance, innovations and investments, science, technology, education and culture.

Sergey Kwan


Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

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