International Investment Forum kicks off in Andijan
The First International Investment Forum “Open Andijan” has kicked off at Youth Palace in Andijan. The event demonstrates the investment and tourism potential of the region.
The event, organized by the khokimiyat of Andijan region with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and the Embassy of the country in India, is attended by over 500 participants from 30 countries.
Among the participants are heads of diplomatic missions, representatives of international financial institutions, ministries and agencies.
Khokim of Andijan region Shukhrat Abdurakhmanov noted that investment forums have become a platform for the exchange of experience and establishing direct ties.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev noted the favorable geographical position of Andijan region, which opens the doors to cooperation in Central Asia.
Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani in his speech welcomed bilateral relations with Uzbekistan and noted the rapidly growing dynamics of development of business relations between the two countries.
Addressing the forum participants, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Ilkhom Nematov drew attention to the main goals of Open Andijan Forum. In particular, he highlighted the strengthening of economic and investment potential of Uzbekistan, as well as the wide informing of the world community about the dynamic reforms being carried out in the country.
During the two-day forum, participants will become acquainted with the investment potential of Andijan region in the field of production and processing of agricultural products, development of textile, automotive and pharmaceutical industries.
Within the framework of the international forum, it is planned to present 17 projects with participation of foreign capital, the implementation of which is expected to attract investments for 280 million USD.
Open Andijan participants also attended the opening ceremony of India’s Sharda University branch in Andijan.