On August 22, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the U.S. delegation consisting of Congressmen Trent Kelly and Darin LaHood.
The issues of further strengthening of the Uzbek–American strategic partnership and enhancing multifaceted cooperation were discussed at the meeting.
A special attention was paid to continuing the active interparliamentary exchanges and practical interaction with the states of Mississippi and Illinois, which are represented by the congressmen.
The high level of bilateral relations achieved in recent years was noted with satisfaction. The productive contacts are expanding and the reciprocal visits are being carried out. The trade turnover between the two countries increased by 53% last year, and by another 20% since the beginning of this year. The number of American companies successfully operating is increasing in our market.
The productive activity of the «Silverleaf» Company on the development of the agricultural cluster in Jizzakh Region was mentioned as an example.
The President highly appreciated the productive activities of the «Caucus on Uzbekistan», which operates in the U.S. Congress.
The issues of building mutually beneficial cooperation in healthcare, education, agriculture, industry and high technologies were also discussed.
An agreement was reached on the organizing business missions from the above mentioned regions of the United States to Uzbekistan.