Reforms in Uzbekistan are promoted in IndiaOn May 21, delegation of Uzbekistan consisting of representatives from the Development Strategy Center, the Institute of Strategic and Interregional Studies and the Information Analytical Center for International Relations visited India.
Members of the delegation held meetings in Delhi with members of the government and parliament, heads of leading research institutes and think tanks of India, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India, the Indian Council of World Affairs, the Vivekananda International Foundation, and the Observer Research Foundation.
The main goal of the meetings is to convey to the representatives of political circles and experts of India the essence and significance of the new policy of Uzbekistan, the initiatives of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on ensuring peace and sustainable development in the region, in particular, explaining the results of Tashkent international conferences on Afghanistan, demonstrating the tourism and economic potential of the country.
Members of the delegation of Uzbekistan also took part at a round table discussion organized by the Vivekananda International Foundation.
During the event, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Development Strategy Center and the Vivekananda International Foundation. In accordance with it, the sides agreed on regular implementation of joint research projects, holding workshops and conferences, publishing scientific articles, conducting events on sharing experience between experts of the two countries.
Following the constructive meetings and negotiations, the sides agreed to implement a number of agreements and joint projects. In particular, the Development Strategy Center will participate in the international conference Raisina Dialogue, which is held annually by one of the five strongest think tanks in Asia – the Observer Research Foundation with participation of more than 60 expert communities, as well as the Asian Forum on Global Governance.
In addition, the Development Strategy Center and the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies agreed with the Observer Research Foundation to jointly hold an international conference in cybersecurity in Tashkent this August with participation of specialists from relevant ministries and agencies.