French regions are interested in expanding cooperation with Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - The Embassy of Uzbekistan in France, together with the North-South Agency for Economic and Cultural Development, organized a round table in the format of video conferencing, dedicated to international initiatives, socio-economic reforms, as well as the investment potential of our country, Dunyo news agency reported.
The event was attended by representatives of the business, educational and scientific circles of France.
The round table provides detailed information on the initiatives put forward in September 2020 by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. The interest of the Uzbek side was expressed in the further development of cooperation with France in all areas of mutual interest. During the event, a presentation was made of the investment and economic potential of Uzbekistan.
Gilbert Salinas, President of the North-South Agency for Economic and Cultural Development, noted that the round table was another event that allowed the participants to get to know Uzbekistan better and learn more about the favorable conditions for investors created in the republic. He suggested organizing the next event in Toulouse with the participation of representatives of local companies.
He said that a visit of a delegation of business circles of the South Pyrenees region to Uzbekistan in September this year is being prepared. Within the framework of the visit, it is planned to hold a business seminar and a cooperation exchange, as well as separate meetings in various ministries and departments to discuss the prospects for trade and economic cooperation.
Representative of Cabinet Oxiane Christophe Durand welcomed the dynamic reforms in Uzbekistan and the country's efforts to create an atmosphere of trust and cooperation in the region. Expressed the interest of his company in establishing cooperation with Uzbekistan in the application of new technologies in agriculture. This French company is studying the efficiency of farming systems by monitoring the fields and conducting timely analysis of the crops grown using agricultural drones.
SOVERDI representative Silvian Sonssebe expressed interest in the implementation of joint projects in the field of irrigation. The company specializes in the preparation of irrigation projects, commercialization of goods for irrigation systems, installation and maintenance of irrigation systems.
The main goal of the company is to introduce intensive irrigation methods to increase yields and profitability of agricultural products, optimize the use of water resources and automate the management of irrigation systems.
President of France Exportea Benoit Rigal noted the readiness to establish cooperation with Uzbek companies in the field of agriculture, renewable energy sources, including solar energy, as well as new technologies in the field of healthcare.
General Director of the company "F.L.S." Frederic Vincent, highly appreciating the consistent reforms being carried out in Uzbekistan, inquired about projects in the field of production of building materials. In particular, his company is engaged in the production of polymer composite materials based on carbon fiber, which is one of the most promising products. Expressed interest in cooperation with Uzbek enterprises in this direction.
As a result of the round table, an agreement was reached on organizing the next event in the city of Toulouse in June this year.
The Agency for Economic and Cultural Development "North-South" was founded on June 2, 2004 in Toulouse. The goal is to promote and facilitate interregional and international cooperation in the field of economy, culture and education by creating favorable conditions for trade and economic exchanges and partnerships between educational institutions of the Southern Pyrenees region and the countries of the Mediterranean basin, the European Union and Central Asia.