Meeting with Finnish Director General of the Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On May 28, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade held a meeting with M. Liivala, Director General of the Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

During the event, prospects for boosting Uzbek-Finnish cooperation in commerce, energy, textiles, ICT, and health were reviewed.

The Finnish side expressed alacrity to maintain its active participation in the Advisory Committee of the Multilateral Trust Fund for Human Security in the Aral Sea region, as well as to enlist additional funding from a number of Finnish donors, financial institutions and private companies.

The Uzbek side's proposal to hold international exhibitions and fairs in Uzbekistan and Finland to stimulate direct business contacts, increase mutual trade and investment volume was accepted with enthusiasm.

At the end of the meeting, it was consented to continue the contact on the priorities of relations at the forthcoming meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Industrial, Scientific and Technological Cooperation, as well as a business forum with the participation of business circles of the two countries.