“Uzbekistan, the largest country of Central Asia has strong historical relationship with India. Trade, investment and cultural industries are the key focus areas of our relationship. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbek President Mirziyoyev decided to draw roadmap for mutual partnership when they met at Astana on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in June 2017,” said Azamjon Mansurov, Second Secretary, Embassy of Uzbekistan to India on May 25, 2018, during an interactive meeting with a 15-member High-Level Delegation of Business and Government officials from Andijan region at World Trade Centre Mumbai. The interactive meeting was organised by World Trade Centre Mumbai and All India Association of Industries (AIAI) in association with Uzbekistan Embassy in India.
In his welcome address, Vijay Kalantri, President, AIAI and Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Mumbai remarked, “India and Uzbekistan share cultural linkages in architecture, dance, music and cuisine. The visit of this high level business delegation offers tremendous opportunity not only to improve trade but also to explore joint venture among companies in both the countries.”