Head of state urges to increase competitiveness of key sectors of the economy in Uzbekistan


On 20 September, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received his adviser on economic development, good governance and international cooperation Suma Chakrabarti.

The sides discussed the results achieved and further steps in the framework of economic and managerial reforms in our country.

Adviser Chakrabarti congratulated the leader of Uzbekistan on the successful holding of the Samarkand summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, highly appreciated the Samarkand initiative of solidarity put forward by the President of our country in the name of common security and prosperity.

The head of our state noted the need to continue thorough joint preparation and subsequent practical implementation of reforms in priority areas. This, in particular, is the modernization and increase in the competitiveness of key sectors of the economy, the transformation and improvement of the efficiency of public administration, the digitalization of all spheres of society, the creation of a favorable investment and business environment, and the training of new personnel.

Suma Chakrabarti expressed readiness to further actively assist the Government of Uzbekistan in these matters.

Before his appointment as an adviser to the President of Uzbekistan, Suma Chakrabarti served as president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for eight years.

Reported by the Uzbekistan Daily.