A large-scale event in the field of economics and international investments - the First Tashkent International Investment Forum (TMIF) is taking place in Uzbekistan from March 24 to 26, this year.
The Tashkent International Investment Forum is a new platform for the Central Asian region, in the format of which the investment potential of Uzbekistan will be presented to the international investment and business communities.
The Forum is aimed at attracting the leaders of major foreign investment, financial and economic organizations and companies interested in integrating into the dynamically developing market of Uzbekistan.
The Forum will bring together more than 1.5 thousand representatives of business and political circles from 56 countries, representatives of international organizations and financial institutions. In particular, the presidents of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Asian Development Bank, ministers of a number of states, heads of large corporations and companies will arrive at the forum.
The first day of the Forum will open with a plenary session with the participation of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who will make a welcoming speech to the forum participants.
The first plenary session will also be attended by: Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the Asian Development Bank Masatsugu Asakawa, Minister of Investment of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization Xiangchen Zhang, Vice President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Konstantin Limitovsky, IFC Senior Vice President of Operations Stephanie von Friedeburg,
The business program of the forum includes industry panel sessions, thematic discussions and round tables, at which the investment, trade, industrial, transport and transit potential of Uzbekistan and the countries of the region will be revealed, further steps to implement socio-economic reforms will be announced, the priorities of the government regarding the strategic development of the country, stimulation of the private sector, as well as strengthening international relations.
Interesting presentations within the framework of the forum will reveal investment and trade opportunities of various industries and regions of Uzbekistan, prospects for the development of the financial market, measures to modernize and digitalize domestic industry, trade liberalization and integration of the country into regional and international markets.
Within the framework of the Tashkent Investment Forum, it is also expected to hold bilateral meetings and negotiations in the G2G, G2B and B2B formats to discuss prospects and practical aspects of further mutually beneficial cooperation.
Within the framework of the Tashkent Investment Forum, joint events of the Confederation of Employers of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe will also take place, one of which will be devoted to the investment potential of the textile, leather and silk industries.
At the end of the events, a tour of historical sites of Uzbekistan is planned on March 26 (at the request of participants), in particular, a visit to the tourist city of Samarkand and the textile factory "Samarkand Afrosiab Jeans".