Uzbekistan signed the agreement of participation in EXPO 2017
The commissioner EXPO 2017 Rapil Zhoshybayev met the Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trades of the Republic of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev and the chairman of the board JSC "Uzekspotsentr", the commissioner of national section of Uzbekistan Ibrokhim Ergashev. During the meeting the agreement of participation of Uzbekistan at the Kazakhstan exhibition was signed, BNews.kz reported.
During the meeting with E.Ganiyev interlocutors discussed questions of bilateral interaction and the prospect of its further development. The Kazakhstan diplomat informed the interlocutor on key international initiatives of the President Nursultan Nazarbayev, and also on important internal reforms and preparation of Astana for carrying out EXPO 2017, the Press Service of the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan reports.
The Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trades of Uzbekistan, in turn, emphasized that in the conditions of reduction in the world of inventories of hydrocarbons huge value for sustainable development and increase in competitiveness of economy purchases use of alternative energy sources. He reported that at the exhibition the solar panels issued in Uzbekistan, developments of the Uzbek specialists in the field of the small hydropower equipment, a prototype of solar power station under construction in the Samarkand region will be shown.
During the meeting with the commissioner of national section of Uzbekistan R. Zhoshybayev told about the course of preparation for an exhibition and the forthcoming Meeting of the international participants which will take place in Astana on February 22-23, 2017 I. Ergashev noted that the Uzbek side attaches great value to development of "green" technologies and participation in a specialized exhibition. According to the commissioner of national section of Uzbekistan, EXPO 2017 gives a good opportunity to show not only energy developments and technologies, but also history, culture and traditions of the people.