Singapore Government Press Release

Media Relations Division, Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts,

MITA Building, 140 Hill Street, 2nd Storey, Singapore 179369

Tel: 6837-9666

 

 

 

STATE VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN ISLAM KARIMOV, 24 TO 26 JANUARY 2007

 

 

��������� The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will be making a State Visit from 24 to 26 January 2007.�� President Karimov will be accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Rustam Azimov, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Norov, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade Elyor Ganiev, officials and a business delegation.

 

 

��������� President Karimov will be calling on and hosted to a State Banquet by President S R Nathan.President Karimov will also be meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew.PM Lee and Speaker of Parliament Abdullah Tarmugi will be hosting President Karimov to separate lunches. President Karimov will also be visiting Parliament House.

 

 

��������� Four agreements will be signed during the visit, namely, an Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Standardisation, Metrology and Accreditation, an MOU between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and Singapore on Bilateral Consultations, an Air Services Agreement and an MOU on Cooperation between the Singapore Business Federation and the Chamber of Commerce of Uzbekistan.

 

 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

23 JANUARY 2007