22.05.2017 | 11:30
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attends the Arab Islamic American Summit
The Arab Islamic American Summit took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Heads of member-states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the US, Secretary-Generals of the UN, the League of Arab States, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf attended the summit.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, welcoming the participants of the summit, underlined that their partaking has an important significance for increasing the prestige of this forum.
The forum is significant as it facilitates in confronting extremism and terrorism, promotion of the ideas of tolerance, strengthening security, stability and cooperation.
The agenda of the Arab Islamic American Summit includes issues of ensuring global peace and stability, joint countering against terrorism and violence. The attention of the summit participants was drawn towards preventing threats to peace, maintaining national and religious values and cultures of all nations.
22.05.2017 | 11:29
Shavkat Mirziyoyev meets President of the Islamic Development Bank
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with President of the Islamic Development Bank Bandar Hajjar within the visit to Saudi Arabia.
Steady development of relations between Uzbekistan and the IDB, wide-scale cooperation of the parties in developing and implementing projects in social-economic areas was underlined at the meeting. Investments by the Islamic Development Bank in such spheres in Uzbekistan as healthcare, educations, irrigation, power industry, utilities, development of road infrastructure, support of small business are a vivid illustration of this.