On July 17, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, who arrived in Brussels to participate in the regular meeting of the Cooperation Council "Uzbekistan – European Union", met with the head of the Directorate General of the EU Commission for international cooperation and development Stefano Manservisi and Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmidt.
The sides discussed priority directions of further deepening of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the EU, taking into account the willingness of the parties to strengthen and develop the interaction.
Abdulaziz Kamilov and Stefano Manservisi signed a Financial agreement between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the European Union on the implementation of the project "Development of horticulture".
The document, set to take effect upon signing, provides for the allocation of grant funds by the EU in the amount of 21.5 million euro towards the modernization and strengthening of the material-technical base of scientific research institutes under the Ministry of agriculture and water resources of Uzbekistan.
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