(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 14. Uzbekistan and
Qatar have agreed to accelerate the organization of direct flights
between the capitals of the two countries by Qatar Airways,
trend reports via
the Ministry of Investment, Industry, and Trade of Uzbekistan.
The matter was discussed between Uzbekistan's Minister of
Investment, Industry, and Trade Laziz Kudratov, and Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Qatar to Uzbekistan Hassan bin
The ministry's message said that direct flights between Doha and
Tashkent will help to increase not only the tourist flow but also
the volume of bilateral trade.
According to the latest data from the Uzbek State Committee,
Uzbekistan exported to Qatar goods and services worth $29.03
million in 2021, which is an increase of almost 3 times, compared
to the figure for 2020 ($9.9 million). In 2021, Uzbekistan's
imports from Qatar amounted to $19,300.
Meanwhile, Qatar Airways received permission to operate regular
flights to Uzbekistan in September 2021.
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