Shavkat Umurzakov, the Acting Hokim of Tashkent city, held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Uzbekistan, Ms. Aurelia Bouchez. Mr. Umurzakov welcomed the guest, thanked her for coming and mentioned that Uzbekistan, and Tashkent in particular, have created a favorable environment for both local and foreign businesses and investors. He also suggested discussing future projects, in addition to the ones already being implemented with French companies Veolia and Suez, in the fields of architecture, infrastructure, design, construction and food industry.
Ms. Bouchez expressed her gratitude for the warm reception and openness to dialogue. She also highlighted the growing cooperation between France and Uzbekistan since President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s visit to France in November last year.
The two parties discussed the opening of a branch of the French Culinary Academy Le Cordon Bleu in Tashkent. Mr. Umurzakov offered his help in any other matters.