On February 14, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Natalia Gherman, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, who is completing her mission in this post.
The President noted with particular satisfaction the productive interaction with the Regional Center and other UN structures in the development of constructive dialogue and multifaceted cooperation in Central Asia.
It was underscored that over the past few years, on the initiative of our country and with the support of the entire international community, four General Assembly resolutions have been adopted on the most pressing areas of partnership in the region.
A number of major international forums and meetings in Uzbekistan have been jointly organized with the direct involvement of the Center. In addition, platforms for the Dialogue of Women Leaders of Central Asia and the Academy of Preventive Diplomacy for Youth were launched.
Natalia Gherman expressed deep gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for his important initiatives that have contributed to strengthening the atmosphere of friendship, good neighborliness and trust in the region and expand practical cooperation.
The UN High Representative assured that in her new post as head of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Structure, she will continue to promote close cooperation with Uzbekistan in regional security and stability.