The government of Bashkiria held a meeting with the delegation of the Samarkand region of Uzbekistan
Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan - Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Bashkortostan Ilshat Fazrakhmanov met with the official delegation of the Samarkand region of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 13 December 2019. The Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan on Foreign Economic Relations Ruslan Mirsayapov attended the meeting. The sides discussed trade and economic cooperation. It was noted that the interaction of Bashkortostan with Uzbekistan and Samarkand region is developing confidently. Ilshat Fazrakhmanov spoke about the improvement of the agro-industrial complex in Bashkiria and the implementation of major investment projects with the participation of foreign investors. During the meeting, the parties noted the potential for growth of trade turnover between the regions, in particular, for the supply of fruits and grains from the Samarkand region. The interest in purchasing agricultural machinery and breeding cattle, as well as studying the Bashkir experience of greenhouse farming were expressed by Uzbek side.