(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 25. The members of the
Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF) plan to visit
Uzbekistan in April 2023 to participate in a joint business forum,
trend reports with
the reference to the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade of
This became known following the negotiations between Laziz
Kudratov, Minister of Investment, Industry and Trade of Uzbekistan,
and Olivier Becht, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, Economic
Attractiveness and French Nationals Abroad, held in the format of
videoconference on March 23.
The sides also agreed to hold a regular meeting of the
Uzbek-French Intergovernmental Commission in Tashkent in May.
During the meeting, Uzbek and French representatives stressed
readiness to further expand cooperation between the two countries
in energy, waters supply, tourism, as well as transport and
Moreover, the implementation of the feasibility study of the
electric power plants construction, in cooperation with French EDF
(Électricité de France), Total Energies and Voltalia companies, was
In the field of transport, the parties reviewed further steps
for the implementation of the projects, in cooperation with French
Alstom and ATR (Avions de Transport Régiona).
Among the topics that the sides brought up is the projects,
being implemented along with French Orano Mining company, aiming to
increase the capacity of production and processing of minerals in
the mining industry of Uzbekistan.
At the meeting, the sides also discussed the Yakkabag - Karshi
main water pipeline construction project, and the water supply
projects of French Eiffage and Suez companies in Uzbekistan's
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