The President of Uzbekistan received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan

On April 29, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, who is paying an official visit to our country.

The issues of further expansion of multifaceted Uzbek-Japanese cooperation were discussed at the meeting.

In recent years, the number of joint ventures and projects has multiplied, including by attracting direct investment from leading Japanese companies in the development of energy and tourism infrastructure, high-tech industry in Uzbekistan.

The portfolio of joint programs with the financial support of the Japan Institute for Development and Cooperation has exceeded $ 7 billion.

The volume of bilateral trade is growing, primarily due to the supply of new types of industrial and agricultural products in high demand.

The Digital University in Tashkent, a joint educational project, is successfully operating in our country.

The head of our state stressed the importance of continuing fruitful high-level talks and reaffirmed the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to pay an official visit to Uzbekistan.

The sides expressed interest in strengthening constructive regional cooperation in the Central Asia + Japan format, primarily in the areas of economic interdependence, alternative energy and the environment.