Singapore and Uzbekistan have inked agreements to boost cooperation in areas such as tourism and security.
On Wednesday (May 24), Singapore President Halimah Yacob, who is on a five-day trip to Central Asia. And her Uzbekistan counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev witnessed the exchange of the memoranda of understanding (MOUs)
Both leaders also discussed ways to further strengthen trade and investment ties. As well as deepen collaboration in agri-food export.
Under one of the new pacts signed between Singapore and Uzbekistan, best practices for marketing tourism products will be exchanged.
Another agreement will see both countries working together to combat and prevent crimes.
The other deals touch on cultural and legal cooperation.
Firms from both countries also stepped up their collaboration, with new deals in domains. Such as transport infrastructure and renewable energy made at a business forum between Singapore and Uzbekistan companies
The new agreements will better facilitate overseas business ventures on both sides, said Dr Shahzad Nassim, vice chairman of the Singapore Business Federation’s Middle East & South Asia Business Groups.