The President of Germany sincerely congratulated President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the people of Uzbekistan on the 30th anniversary of the country’s independence. The achievements of recent years in promoting democratic reforms and carrying out socio-economic reforms in the country were emphasized.
A thorough exchange of views took place on the issues of cooperation. A high assessment was given to the current level of multifaceted relations. The main directions of Uzbekistan – Germany interaction for the future were determined.
The main attention was paid to increasing mutual trade and investment, supporting business initiatives, industrial cooperation projects in high-tech industries and infrastructure modernization programs with the participation of leading German companies such as Siemens, Bosch, Man, Claas, Knauf and many others.
The Presidents dwelled on the issues of in-depth study of the German language in schools and higher education institutions of Uzbekistan. The leaders agreed to continue to actively support joint humanitarian exchanges.
The President of Uzbekistan expressed his sincere gratitude to the Federal President for technical and advisory assistance of Germany in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection in the country.
Views were exchanged on the development of the situation in Afghanistan. Frank-Walter Steinmeier again thanked for the great assistance provided in the evacuation of citizens in transit through Uzbekistan. The importance of maintaining close contacts for the implementation of joint humanitarian operations was noted.
The telephone conversation between the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Germany took place in the spirit of mutual understanding and a friendly atmosphere.