One of the leading Israeli universities - Holon Institute of Technology (HIT), may open its branch in Tashkent. This issue was discussed at a meeting of the Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov with the Israeli Ambassador to Uzbekistan Edward Shapira.
“At this stage of partnership development, the priority is the active involvement of Israeli experience and technologies in the basic and socially significant sectors of the economy of Uzbekistan, such as agriculture, information and communication technologies, healthcare and education. In this regard, the meeting participants discussed the prospects for opening the Holon Institute of Technology branch in Tashkent in order to train specialists in several areas,” the ministry said.
Earlier, it was reported that the HIT plans to open its faculty at the National University of Uzbekistan, where they train specialists in engineering, computer science, high technology, including bio and nanotechnology.
At the meeting with participation of the Israeli ambassador, an initiative was also put forward and discussed to hold the first meeting of the Uzbek-Israeli intergovernmental commission on trade-economic, investment and scientific-technical cooperation.