Entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan and Benelux countries discussed the possibility of implementing joint investment projects
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan and Benelux countries discussed the implementation of investment projects during a videoconference organized by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Belgium, Dunyo reports.
The event was attended by the leadership of the khokimiyat of Syrdarya region, Akaltyn, Mirzaabad and Sardoba districts, an agricultural adviser to the Embassy of the Netherlands in Uzbekistan (with residence in Moscow), representatives of about 30 companies of the two countries, as well as compatriots living in Europe.
Representatives of companies operating in Uzbekistan, such as TST-Agro, Ottevanger Milling Engineers bv, Agri-Projects Consulting, Food Link, CJ-ICM and others, spoke at the online event. Entrepreneurs talked about their experience in working with Uzbek partners and expressed their willingness to expand cooperation.
The Ambassador of Uzbekistan Dilyor Khakimov spoke about measures taken in our country to support economic sectors in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The head of the diplomatic mission urged participants to take advantage of new opportunities opening up for the development of mutual cooperation. It was noted that the Embassy is ready to provide all kinds of assistance to both Uzbek and European entrepreneurs in establishing and strengthening long-term mutual contacts.
The export-investment, tourism and agricultural potential of Akaltyn, Mirzaabad and Sardoba districts of Syrdarya region was presented at a video conference.
Of particular interest to the foreign side was the initiative of an entrepreneur from Akaltyn district of Syrdarya region A. Umarov. He proposed to implement a joint project for the construction of a 5-hectare greenhouse. A number of Dutch experts responded to his invitation to exchange experience in growing various crops.
Entrepreneur H. Urazov invited foreign partners to participate in the implementation of the project for the construction of a flour mill.
In turn, the representative of the Dutch Food Link company B. Greenberg suggested considering the issue of setting up fodder production for fish, poultry and livestock in the region, as well as creating a mushroom farm. He emphasized the willingness of Dutch experts to train their Uzbek colleagues in modern technologies in these areas.
Agriculture Advisor M. Brauer suggested organizing a study visit to the Netherlands for representatives of the Syrdarya region after quarantine.
The representative of the Belgian office of the international logistics company CJ-ICM P. Van Der Veken spoke about his experience in Uzbekistan, the presence of the company's transport and logistics terminal in the Akaltynsky district of Syrdarya region. He offered the participants assistance in establishing and developing trade and economic ties.