On July 19, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili, who is on an official visit to our state.
The perspectives of promoting the mutual projects and programs of practical cooperation between the two countries, such as transport, logistics, trade and industrial cooperation were considered at the meeting.
A particular attention was paid to the issues of the effective use of transit potential, including the infrastructure at the seaports of Poti and Batumi. The opportunities for implementing the joint projects in textile, electro-technical, food, pharmaceutical and other industries, as well as the favorable conditions in the free industrial zones in Uzbekistan and Georgia have been indicated.
In addition, a mutual interest in stirring up the cultural and humanitarian exchanges and increasing a tourist flow has been noted.
An agreement to hold a regular meeting of the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission and adopt a «roadmap» for further expanding the mutually beneficial cooperation has been reached.