Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk and Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov signed a road map for the implementation of the memorandum on the development of logistics corridors between the countries at a meeting in Tashkent. This was reported on Monday on the website of the Russian government.
"The sides discussed issues of bilateral trade and economic, investment and transport and logistics cooperation. Special attention was paid to the development of interregional cooperation, cooperative ties and logistics corridors. One of the most important issues was the signing of a plan of practical measures [road map] to implement the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the development of logistics corridors "Russia - Uzbekistan," the report said.
It is noted that the document indicates the priority measures aimed at creating the necessary infrastructure and organization of logistics services. Road map defines the format of bilateral cooperation on improvement of customs, sanitary and phytosanitary procedures, simplification of goods movement between the two countries, development of cooperation between state bodies of the two countries in the field of digitalization, and also contains specific practical measures of implementation of infrastructure projects.
In addition, Overchuk and Umurzakov agreed to intensify joint work on the implementation of agreed investment projects and discussed preparations for the second forum of interregional cooperation between Russia and Uzbekistan and the industry exhibition Made in Uzbekistan in Moscow.
GSV "Russia - Islamic World"
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Based on materials from TASS