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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on March 29
Фото: 2020, Ankara. In the Uzbek-Turkish Strategic Cooperation Council

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on March 29-31. This was stated in a special event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Uzbek-Turkish relations.

Earlier, Turkish Ambassador to Uzbekistan Olgan Bekar said that President Erdoğan will visit Uzbekistan in the coming days and plans to increase bilateral trade turnover to $10 billion.

“Bilateral trade, which reached a record $2.3 billion in 2019, was updated in 2021 to $3.6 billion.

At the last meeting of the leaders of the two countries, the goal was to increase the trade turnover to $5 billion. It was later revealed that it has the potential to reach $10 billion, and we are trying to reach that figure in the near future,” Olgan Bekar said.

On March 1, the khokim of Tashkent city Jakhongir Artikhodjayev also met with the Ambassador. During the meeting, the sides discussed the allocation of land for the expansion of the Turkish school and naming one of the streets in Tashkent after the first President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, as well as the issues of Turkish companies engaged in construction in Tashkent.

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