Germany Allocates Over 120 Million EUR for the Development of Medicine in Uzbekistan
During his two-day visit to Uzbekistan, President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on the government of Uzbekistan to continue the reforms, reported DW. After talks with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Steinmeier stressed that he would follow “with great respect” the successes taking place in the political, economic and social areas of Uzbekistan.
“The leadership of the Central Asian republic should continue the path of the reforms,” the President of Germany added.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in turn, stressed that “reforms are not always supported, but there is no turning back.”
On the same day, representatives of the two countries signed an agreement on expanding cooperation. The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany announced its intention to allocate for this purpose 123.8 million EUR over the next two years. According to the publication, the cooperation will also cover the area of improving healthcare and sustainable economic development.
The funds will be used to modernize hospitals in the regions, training programs for medical personnel, tuberculosis combat and agricultural development.
UzPharmAgency Press Office