NEWS AND EVENTS
May 28, 2015
The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov Arrives in the Republic of Korea
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov arrived May 27 in the Republic of Korea on a state visit at the invitation of President Park Keun-hye.
In accordance with South Korean protocol, state flags of the two nations were raised at the Seoul Airport and the guard of honor was lined up for the occasion. Following an official ceremony of meeting, the Uzbek delegation left for the designated residence.
The streets of Seoul are decorated with state flags of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea, slogans and banners welcoming and greeting the high ranking guest.
The current visit is taking place as part of what has become as traditional the regular Uzbek-South Korean meetings at the highest level, which allow for discussion of the entire complex of issues in interstate ties, for identification of priority dimensions of bilateral cooperation and for exchange of views on pressing regional and international affairs.
Major events of the state visit of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, including official negotiations with the President and other leaders of the Republic of Korea, meetings with heads of leading corporations, are scheduled for 28 and 29 May.
As it was reported earlier, during the visit the two sides are intending to adopt a joint declaration of the heads of two states and sign a remarkable package of documents designed to steadily consolidate the relations in the spirit of the 2014 Joint Declaration on the Further Development and Enhancement of Strategic Partnership.
(Source: Press-service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan