2018 - Year of entrepreneurs support in Uzbekistan
2018 is declared the year of support of active entrepreneurship, innovative ideas and technologies in Uzbekistan. This proposal was made by the Uzbek President in his address to the country’s parliament. In particular, Shavkat Mirziyoyev highlighted the need to create a certain foundation and a favorable environment for the development and support of business. He also proposed to prohibit the inspection of business entities for 2 years and close numerous patrol posts around the country. Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted the need to avoid excessive centralization of public administration. The President of Uzbekistan took over the implementation of major investment projects. The EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) intends to finance 15 programs in Uzbekistan next year. The international financial organization and the Uzbek Chamber of Commerce and Industry intend to provide joint support to the SME sector. In his address, Shavkat Mirziyoyev also noted that Kazakhstan is an important strategic partner among the countries of Central Asia since it opens the way to the European Union. 2018 will be the year of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan.
AKMAL RAKHMANOV, MEMBER OF OLIY MAJLIS OF UZBEKISTAN:
- Our strategic partnership with Kazakhstan and cooperation with the countries of Central Asia is one of the most important questions. Unity and harmonious work between members of the Parliament, local governors and executive bodies is aimed at improving the well-being of the population. Peace and stable relations between the countries are the basis for the implementation of many joint projects.