The Consulate General of the Republic of Uzbekistan opened in Kazan
Photo by the press service of the President of the RT
(KZN.RU, June 13). The opening ceremony of the Consulate
General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the capital of Tatarstan was held
today in Kazan. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the RT, Ilsur Metshin, the
Mayor of Kazan, Botirzhon Asadov, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation, and
Fariddin Nasriev, Consul General of Uzbekistan in Kazan, took part in the
Rustam Minnikhanov marked that the opening of the General
Consulate of Uzbekistan in Kazan is a landmark event for Tatarstan and Russia.
“This is being done within the framework of the strategic partnership
Russia-Uzbekistan. It is very serious support, including for our republic”,
said the President of the RT. He noted that in recent years, Tatarstan has
intensified work with Uzbek partners. There is close cooperation with the
regions of Uzbekistan and various companies, the mutual exchange of delegations
Rustam Minnikhanov thanked Botirzhon Asadov, the Ambassador
of Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation, Shavkat Mirzieev, the President of the
Republic of Uzbekistan, and Abdulla Aripov, thePrime Minister of Uzbekistan.
“Our joints work gives positive results in trade, economic, cultural, and
educational spheres”, said the President of the RT.
R. Minnikhanov reminded that today in the first half of the
day he met with the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation.
Prospects for the further development of bilateral cooperation were discussed
during the conversation. “We have excellent relations with the Tatars living in
Uzbekistan. Earlier we received a telegram about Sabantuy in Tashkent. Over 50
thousand people took part in the celebration. This would have been impossible
without the assistance of the leadership of Uzbekistan and the regions. We
support the national-cultural autonomy of the Uzbeks of Tatarstan. They also
actively participate in all our events”, said the President of the RT.
He added that the Uzbek and Tatar peoples are connected by a
rich history. “Today we are trying to strengthen our relationship. We want to
be closer and help each other. In recent years, Uzbekistan has been making
serious steps in this direction. It opens and implements large projects. We
want to wish the Uzbek people and the leadership of the country the
implementation of the goals”, concluded R. Minnikhanov.
Botirzhon Asadov thanked the leadership of the republic for
their assistance. He noted that the Consulate General will conduct work
throughout the Volga Federal District. “The opening of the Consulate General
will allow us to significantly intensify our interregional bonds”, he added.
Fariddin Nasriev expressed his gratitude to the President of
the RT for his continued support. He noted that the Consulate General is faced
the big tasks, aimed at expanding cooperation in the trade, economic, and
Also today, a solemn reception was held in Kazan City Hall,
timed to the opening of the General Consulate of Uzbekistan in Kazan, reports
the press service of the President of the RT.