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9 Feb  2019 1112

Tashkent is to host conference on connectivity in Central Asia

International Conference “Central Asian Connectivity: Challenges and new Opportunities” takes place on February 19-20, 2019.  MFA hosted a briefing for mass media to inform about the forthcoming event’s agenda.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov informed journalists that the conference is held within the framework of implementation of the main priorities of Uzbekistan’s foreign policy, determined by the Head of the state.

The conference is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia.

Expectedly the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will deliver a welcoming speech at the opening ceremony of the conference.

Over 100 leading experts of analytical centers from Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Georgia, Denmark, Egypt, Israel, India, Iran, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland, France, Sweden, Japan will attend the conference. They will discuss the current state of regional cooperation and deepening cooperation in security, trade, transport, water use, education and science.

Regional structures – the European Union, the Nordic Council, the Organization of American States, the Arctic Advisory Board, as well as international financial institutions – the World Bank, the WTO, the European Investment Bank and others will also be present at the event.

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