Oqsaroy presidential residence
Uzbek President Islam Karimov received credentials from four newly appointed envoys at the presidential residence Oqsaroy on Wednesday, 15 October 2008. Ambassadors of Malaysian, Iran, Israel and Belarus handed over credentials to the Uzbek leader.
President Islam Karimov, receiving credentials, congratulated envoys with appointments to Uzbekistan and expressed success in their missions in Uzbekistan, UzA reported.
Malaysian Ambassador Abdul Aziz Bin Harun said that during his mission in Uzbekistan will work to develop bilateral relations, in particular in economic and humanitarian cooperation.
Ambassador of Iran Muhammad Keshovarzoda underlined that the relations between Uzbekistan and Iran have good perspectives.
Hillel Newman, Ambassador of Israel to Uzbekistan, said he is happy that he was appointed to Uzbekistan. He said he will pay attention to further development of bilateral trade-economic and investment cooperation.
Ambassador of Belarus Igor Sokol said Uzbekistan occupies special place in Central Asia and Belarus is interested in developing cooperation with the country in such sectors as energy, agriculture, processing industry. He said the countries have great opportunity in tourism and sports.
Mr. Sokol said he will pay attention to further cooperation between countries in above mentioned areas.