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Uzbekistan|business|May 7, 2021 / 01:10 PM
Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia expand cooperation in agricultural sector

AKIPRESS.COM - Minister of Agriculture of Uzbekistan Jamshid Khojayev signed a Memorandum with Al-Rajhi International on the implementation of an investment project in the development of horticulture, greenhouses, grain processing, cotton and livestock products as part of his visit to Saudi Arabia, UzA reported.

Uzbekistan will boost export of agricultural products, agricultural enterprises and farmers will receive financial and social support for development of the production chain in the sector.

Uzbekistan delegation also attended the regular meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission, held meetings with the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli, with representatives of one of the largest Saudi financial institutions – the Agricultural Development Fund and other investment companies working in the field of agriculture and food industry.

During negotiations with the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, the parties considered the possibility of organizing an agricultural forum and an exhibition of Uzbekistan agricultural products in Saudi Arabia in autumn.

The parties discussed issues of land development and the introduction of new technologies with the attraction of investments of Saudi businessmen in the agricultural sector of Uzbekistan and the creation of additional opportunities for Saudi companies.

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