Representatives of Uzbekistan, Iran, and Turkmenistan railway organizations held a trilateral meeting on Wednesday through a videoconference to discuss issues related to the increase of transportation capacities.
After Shavkat Mirziyoyev became the head of state in Uzbekistan, during a new stage of development, he began to pay special attention to the development of a strong civil society. The process of radical reforms has embraced all spheres of the social and political life of society.
The reforms carried out in Uzbekistan are attracting the attention of the wide world community. The country has never faced such a large-scale political, economic and investment transformation, which is a phenomenon of sustained institutional progress. Fundamental changes are taking place in Uzbekistan due to progressive initiatives, as well as the firm will and determination of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and his Uzbek counterpart Furqat Sadiqov attended the sixth meeting of Tehran-Tashkent political consultations in Tehran where the Iranian diplomat referred to Uzbekistan as one of the important trading partners of the Islamic Republic.
Deputy head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) for international affairs, Mohammadreza Karbasi, in an online meeting with Mukhtor Umarov, the chairman of the Association of Exporters of Uzbekistan, discussed the need for implementing a trade agreement between the two countries’ chambers of commerce.
Iran and Uzbekistan are ready to hold the next meeting of their joint economic committee next week, said the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), Hamid Zadboum, on the sideline of an online meeting with an Uzbek official.
Iran has sent two transit cargoes from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas to Uzbekistan through the newly established Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan corridor under a pilot operation to assess the route.
Iran’s vice president for economic affairs highlighted the flourishing trade interactions with Uzbekistan, stressing the need for plans to remove obstacles to economic exchanges created by the coronavirus outbreak.