As a prominent statesman and a world-class leader, the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, earned the great respect of the Uzbek people and the world community. Islam Karimov’s place of burial is a sacred place of deference today.
The President of the Republic of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, arrived in Samarqand on 6 October in order to pay a tribute of respect to the memory of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov.
The Acting President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, met the high-profile visitor at Samarqand international airport.
The President of the Republic of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, and the Acting President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, laid flowers at the grave of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, and paid a tribute of respect to his memory.
The high-profile guest visited the Forums Complex in Samarqand and expressed deep condolences to Islam Karimov’s spouse, Tatyana Karimova.
Interim President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmov on 5 October 2016.
During the conversation, the sides underlined that Uzbek and Tajik people are connected with centuries-old and time-tested relations of friendship and cooperation, which create favourable and solid foundation for further fruitful cooperation based on the principles of good neighbourliness, mutual respect and consideration of the interest of each other.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev conveyed to the President of Tajikistan a gratitude for his personal participation at the funeral ceremonies in Samarkand and his sincere words of condolences to the Uzbek people on the passing away of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, who stood at the origins of present Uzbek-Tajik relations.
Interim President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon on 5 October 2016.
Nowadays, as one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of cotton, Uzbekistan is undoubtedly one of the leading participants in the world cotton market.
On the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan with a view to expand and diversify Uzbek cotton’s export destinations, to increase efficiency and optimize shipment of Uzbek cotton to the world market, the First International Uzbek Cotton Fair was organized and successfully conducted in 2005. The Cotton Fair stimulated further development of market mechanisms in cotton trading, improvement of business relations between Uzbek producers and its customers. Taking into account the results of this event as well as high appreciation from international participants, it was decided to conduct International Uzbek Cotton Fair on a regular basis.
Following the established tradition, as well as considering wide experience of past years, it is planned to hold the regular XII International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair on 12-13 October 2016 in Tashkent.
During the Cotton and Textile Fair participants will enjoy an opportunity to sign contracts for Uzbek cotton, set up long-term cooperation in cotton trading, as well as to be familiar with the quality of Uzbek cotton and latest innovations in trade and logistics. Moreover, during the Cotton Fair “round tables” and bilateral negotiations between Uzbek cotton exporters and consumers will be organized. The guests of the Cotton Fair will have an opportunity to participate in the cotton trading session on Uzbek commodity exchange.
August 9 this year, at the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade was held a meeting with the Vice President of business development, global business projects of the company "KT Cooperation," Lee Baek-hee.
On July 19 in the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade was held a meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Korea to Uzbekistan Kwon Yong Woo.
On 5 July in the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade was held negotiations with the Member of Parliament of the Saeima of the Republic of Lithuania, the Chairman of the group on inter-parliamentary cooperation with the Republic of Uzbekistan V. Simplec.