On 6 April, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a delegation from the Parliament of the Republic of Korea, headed by the Speaker of the National Assembly Park Byeong-seug.
The representative Korean delegation, in addition to the speaker, included 6 deputies-members of parliamentary committees in priority areas - public administration, financial policy, industry, trade, energy, transport, agriculture, ecology, health care, labor relations, culture, sports and tourism ...
During the conversation, topical issues of the bilateral and regional agenda were considered. The important role of parliaments in strengthening relations of friendship and special strategic partnership between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea was emphasized.
The head of our state noted with deep satisfaction the ongoing active exchanges and the dynamic development of the Uzbek-Korean full-scale interaction. At the beginning of this year, an online summit of the leaders of the two countries was successfully held.
Park Byeong-seug, expressing deep gratitude for the warm welcome, conveyed to the leader of Uzbekistan sincere greetings and best wishes on behalf of the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in.
It was noted at the meeting that in the conditions of a difficult global economic situation, the preservation of the volume of mutual trade is ensured. A portfolio of new investment projects worth more than $ 3 billion has been prepared with the participation of leading Korean companies and banks. In general, the volume of investments from the Republic of Korea exceeded US$7 billion.
They also expressed gratitude for the great practical assistance of Korean partners in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in Uzbekistan.
The speaker and deputies of the National Assembly sincerely thanked the President of Uzbekistan for active efforts to expand multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, as well as strong support for Seoul's efforts to peacefully resolve the situation on the Korean Peninsula, regional initiatives within the framework of the New Northern Policy.
The importance of continuing a close dialogue within the framework of the "Republic of Korea - Central Asia" Cooperation Forum was reaffirmed.
The issues of implementation of joint programs in the field of health care, education, science and culture, humanitarian exchanges were also considered.
Reported by the Uzbekistan Daily.