Turkish State Minister Meets Businessmen In Uzbekistan

TASHKENT - Turkish State Minister Said Yazicioglu met Turkish businessmen at Uzbekistan-Turkey Businessmen Association (UTID) in Tashkent on Monday.

During the meeting, UTID chairman Oguz Cetin briefed the minister about activities of Turkish businessmen in Uzbekistan.

Minister Yazicioglu said that Turkey wanted to further develop relations with Uzbekistan.

Yazicioglu said that recently Uzbekistan-Turkey Joint Economic Commission meeting was held in Ankara, and that meeting would contribute development of relations.

Yazicioglu and accompanying delegation also visited Bayteks textile factory which had a Turkish capital and employed 2,000 people.

Minister Yazicioglu will visit Samarkand city on Tuesday, and also meet Uzbekistan's ministers of foreign affairs, foreign economic relations, investment and commerce.

(GC)

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