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European Union Ambassador Congratulates Uzbekistan on Nowruz Festivities and Highlights Bilateral Cooperation

Tashkent, March 22, 2024, The Europe Today: Ambassador of the European Union, Charlotte Adrian, extended heartfelt congratulations to the people of Uzbekistan on the joyous occasion of Nowruz, the spring holiday celebrated with fervor and jubilation.

Addressing the populace, Ambassador Adrian conveyed her sincere wishes for prosperity and success to permeate every facet of Uzbek life during this auspicious season.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Uzbekistan on the occasion of Navruz. May this beautiful holiday usher in a bountiful harvest of prosperity and joy for all,” Ambassador Adrian remarked.

Emphasizing the robust nature of bilateral relations between the European Union and Uzbekistan, Ambassador Adrian underscored the significant milestones achieved in diplomatic cooperation between the two entities.

“As the ambassador of the European Union, I am pleased to highlight the substantial progress witnessed in our diplomatic relations with Uzbekistan. In light of the burgeoning export of textile, food, and chemical products to the European market, I am delighted to announce the extension of the ‘GSP+’ system of general preferences for Uzbekistan until 2027,” Ambassador Adrian elaborated.

The extension of the Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) underscores the European Union’s commitment to fostering mutually beneficial trade relations with Uzbekistan, facilitating enhanced market access and trade opportunities for Uzbek exporters.

Furthermore, Ambassador Adrian reaffirmed the European Union’s steadfast support for Uzbekistan’s endeavors to bolster its business environment and promote the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which serve as vital engines for the country’s economic advancement.

“As we look ahead, the European Union remains steadfast in its commitment to bolstering Uzbekistan’s business ecosystem and fostering the growth of SMEs, which are integral to the nation’s economic prosperity,” Ambassador Adrian affirmed.

In conclusion, Ambassador Adrian’s warm felicitations and assurances of continued cooperation underscore the enduring bonds of friendship and partnership between the European Union and Uzbekistan, paving the way for sustained progress and mutual prosperity in the years to come.