By Sabina Mammadli
Chairwoman of the Uzbek Supreme Assembly's Senate Tanzila
Narbayeva arrived in Azerbaijan on an official visit on June 28,
As part of her visit, Narbayeva will hold a number of meetings
with officials of the country, as well as participate in the Baku
Conference of the Parliamentary Network of the Non-Aligned
Movement, a business forum of women entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan and
The official visit will end on July 2.
The Azerbaijani-Uzbek business forum was held in Tashkent on
June 20 ahead of the visit of President Ilham Aliyev to Uzbekistan.
Within the forum, a number of cooperation documents were signed
between the two countries.
In this regard, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation
between Azerbaijan's Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Business
Development and Uzbekistan's Chamber of Commerce and Industry was
signed. The document was signed by the agency's chairman Orkhan
Mammadov and the chamber's head Davron Vakhabov.
According to the memorandum, the sides will inform each other
about trade and investment opportunities of the two countries,
support and promote the development of bilateral relations between
SMBs, and organize mutual business missions.
Additionally, during the visit of President Ilham Aliyev to
Tashkent, the two countries' presidents signed the“declaration on
the deepening of strategic partnership and expanding comprehensive
cooperation between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan”. At the same time,
various cooperation documents were also signed in the presence of
Ilham Aliyev and Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The volume of trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan
amounted to $111.9 million in 2021. Presently, around 195
Azerbaijani enterprises are represented in Uzbekistan, 69 of which
have joint capitals and 126 of them have 100 percent Azerbaijani
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