Turkey opens Consulate General in Samarkand

POLITICS 11:33 / 08.03.2021 588

On March 7, Turkey opened a Consulate General in Samarkand, the press service of the regional administration reported.

The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov, Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, khokim of Samarkand region Erkinjon Turdimov.

The consulate will carry out tasks for the development of investment, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between Turkey and Uzbekistan.

During a visit to Uzbekistan on March 6-9, a Turkish delegation led by the Foreign Minister will also take part in the Second High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council Meeting.

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