Today, Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke to the president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated the UAE’s President on his birthday, warmly wishing him good health and well-being, great success in his state activities, as well as peace and prosperity to the friendly people of this country.
During the conversation, the counterparts discussed the ways to further expand the multifaceted cooperation, primarily in the areas of trade, investment, innovation and high technology, green energy, agriculture, logistics and transport.
They noted with satisfaction that in recent years there had been a dynamic development of Uzbek-Emirati relations. Over the past year, the volume of two-way trade has doubled, with over 240 joint ventures in Uzbekistan, and the portfolio of projects having exceeded $3 billion.
While, they also expressed their respective interest in the implementation of new cooperation projects in the field of petrochemical, the food industry, the development of infrastructure, the mining and metallurgical industries, as well as building up programs for financial and technical cooperation and cultural and humanitarian exchange.