A delegation of Uzbekistan takes part in the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Budapest Process
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Akromkhon Bobokhonov, on 19-21 February 2019, took part in the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Budapest Process, held in Istanbul (Turkey).
The conference was attended by heads and representatives of ministries from 49 countries in Asia, Europe and Africa, as well as international organizations operating in the field of migration. It is reported by the Office of Public Relations and Media of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The Budapest Process is a consultation forum, consisting of more than fifty governmental and ten international organizations aimed at developing integrated and sustainable systems for orderly migration. It was created to disseminate as examples the best actions and knowledge in matters of migration, refugees, visas, human trafficking, migration smuggling and the return of refugees.
At the opening of the conference, the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a welcoming speech, noting that there are close ties between illegal migration and international terrorism, and also stressed the need to take decisive measures to regulate migration processes around the world.
Speaking at the conference, the head of the delegation of Uzbekistan - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs A Akromkhon Bobokhonov introduced the participants about the work carried out in Uzbekistan in the field of migration, in particular, he noted that today Uzbekistan is making significant efforts to streamline migration processes and simplify the rules stay and entry of foreign citizens. Uzbekistan also improves system on entry and exit of the citizens of Uzbekistan, as well as visit of foreigners to Uzbekistan.
At the end of the event, the participants noted that the conference was held in an atmosphere of an interested dialogue of partners, open to further fruitful cooperation.