Uzbekistan and South Korea Forge New Parliamentary Projects for Bilateral Cooperation

Uzbekistan and South Korea Forge New Parliamentary Projects for Bilateral Cooperation

Tashkent, The Gulf Observer: Tanzila Narbaeva, Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, recently welcomed a delegation from the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, marking a significant step in fostering parliamentary relations between Uzbekistan and South Korea.

In a cordial meeting, both parties acknowledged the current state of bilateral relations, highlighting the remarkable progress achieved in parliamentary cooperation. They emphasized the deep-rooted bonds of friendship and shared values that underpin the strategic partnership between the two nations.

The discussion encompassed the steady growth of trade and investment indicators, with particular attention directed towards the thriving presence of Korean enterprises in Uzbekistan, numbering close to a thousand. Deliberations focused on strategies to further enhance collaboration and expand joint projects to elevate economic ties to new heights.

Drawing from South Korea’s expertise, the parties explored avenues for cooperation in implementing the “Electronic Parliament” system in Uzbekistan, supported by the International Cooperation Agency “KOICA”. The exchange of ideas extended to strengthening direct ties between the respective committees of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea and the committees of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis.

Recognizing the importance of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, the discussion underscored the need to leverage South Korea’s experience to foster greater opportunities for women in business and management roles.

The conversation also delved into the facilitation of favorable conditions for Uzbekistani labor migrants in Korea, reflecting a commitment to addressing pertinent socio-economic issues at the parliamentary level.

A consensus was reached on the initiation of new collaborative projects between Uzbekistan and South Korea, spanning education, healthcare, and anti-corruption initiatives. This agreement exemplifies the shared commitment of both nations to advancing mutual interests and promoting sustainable development through bilateral cooperation.