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President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Bundestag President

On January 21, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Bundestag President of the Federal Republic of Germany Wolfgang Schäuble.
The Bundestag is a unicameral parliament of Germany, the most important functions of which, apart from adopting laws, are to elect the Federal Chancellor and control activities of the government.
 
Close relations are maintained between the parliaments of Uzbekistan and Germany. Uzbekistan – Germany group for cooperation with the Bundestag operates in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, and the FRG – Central Asia group operates in the Bundestag.
 
The Head of the state noted the important role of parliaments of the two countries in the legal support of Uzbekistan – Germany cooperation, promoting the interests of people.
 
In turn, the Chairman of the Bundestag highly appreciated the reforms being carried out in Uzbekistan, aimed at building a stable democratic state and a strong civil society.
 
As reported by the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, at the meeting, issues of exchange of experience in ensuring the rule of law, implementation of parliamentary control, improving the efficiency of social and economic transformations were discussed.
 
The importance of inter-parliamentary cooperation within the framework of the roadmaps, which will be adopted in the future for implementation of agreements in trade-economic and investment spheres reached during this visit, was noted.
 
It was emphasized that negotiations held during the official visit of the President of Uzbekistan to Germany identified new areas of cooperation at all levels, including between the parliaments of the two countries.
 
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed for the city of Munich, where on January 22 meetings with the Minister President of Bavaria Markus Söder and heads of leading German companies and banks are scheduled.

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