NEWS AND EVENTS
November 24, 2017
Shavkat Mirziyoyev was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Seoul
The President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the Mayor’s Office of the capital of the Republic of Korea. The Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon met the Head of our state.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev left a record in the Book of honored guests.
At the meeting it was emphasized that Uzbekistan and South Korea are firmly bound by traditional friendship, relations of mutually beneficial cooperation and strategic partnership.
Dozens of major projects with participation of large banks and companies of South Korea have been implemented and continue to be realized in various sectors of the economy of Uzbekistan. Official Seoul has traditionally been a leading investment and technology partner in implementing priority programs on diversification and modernization of industry and infrastructure of our country.
The Head of our state, on July 3 of this year, received the Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon in Tashkent. Issues of development of practical cooperation between the sister cities – Tashkent and Seoul, were discussed during the meeting.
At the current meeting, special attention was paid to the use of advanced experience of South Korea in the field of city management, development of the transport system, housing and communal services on the basis of modern technologies. The importance of active interaction in the spheres of urban planning, architecture and landscape design was noted.
The ceremony of awarding the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev the title of Honorary Citizen of Seoul was held. Speakers at the ceremony noted the dynamic development of cooperation between Uzbekistan and South Korea, the state visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is of great importance for further strengthening friendly relations between the two countries.
The Head of our state proposed to name one of the streets of the city of Tashkent in honor of Seoul as a sign of friendship between our people.
The President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev was solemnly awarded the badge of Honorary Citizen of Seoul.