By Roy Lie Atjam
Uzbekistan’s leading think tank delegation visits Europe to promulgate the Development Strategy of New Uzbekistan for 2022-2026.
After taking the oath of office at a joint session of the Legislative Chamber and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis on 6 November 2021, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev delivered an encouraging discourse on the directions of Uzbekistan development “Development Strategy of New Uzbekistan for 2022-2026 “
The think tank delegation visited Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and other places. Therefore the Uzbekistan Embassy, the Brussels Press Club and the Uzbek. Development Strategic Centre organized a presentation of the Priority Direction of the Development Strategy of the New Uzbekistan for 2022 – 2026.
The presentation took place at the Press Club Brussels Europe, on 7th March 2022. On the program, a panel debate. Panellists were :
Dr Eldor Tulyakov, Executive Director of the Development Strategy Center, develop the theme “Developing a free civil society, making the principles of justice and the rule of law the condition for development in Uzbekistan.
The next panellist was Dr Umid Abidhadjaev, Director Institute of forecasting and Macroeconomic Research under the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty reduction of Uzbekistan. Dr Abidhadjaev hopes the private sector to unleash its creative energy in bringing about the New Uzbekistan.
H.E. Ambassador Dilyor Khakimov of Uzbekistan chaired the panel debate, which was followed by a question and answer session and a networking reception.
The New Uzbekistan Development Strategy for 2022-2026 document sets out the development plans for the next five years and the country’s long-term sustainability strategy. It has been utterly pleasurable listening to the two panellists who are on a European mission to personally present the prestigious 2022 -2026 Development Strategy of the New Uzbekistan to Europe and the world.
The development strategy encompasses seven priorities and a hundred goals the Uzbek government aspires to achieve within five years. Furthermore, the government of Uzbekistan has been undertaking a cluster of developmental programmes to provide essential items to improve the lives of all of its citizens and not just for a selected few. Obod Qishloq (Prosperous Village) and Obod Mahalla (Prosperous Neighbourhood) Programs were adopted by presidential decrees in 2018. These two authentic elements will be an integral part of New Uzbekistan.
Acceleration of the processes of Uzbekistan’s accession to the WTO is also among the priorities of the Development Strategy of Uzbekistan. In the meantime, the expansion of exports of finished products to European countries within the framework of the GSP + system will remain a priority.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s concluding remarks at his 6th November 2021 discourse were: Together with you, together with our people, we will undoubtedly reach high levels.