Uzbekistan's Ambassador to Israel, H.E. Ms. Feruza Makhmudova, along with consul Mr. Salohiddin Aribhodjaev, and Mr. Gadi Koren, Haifa City Councilman met with Haifa Mayor, as the city continues to advance itself in the international arena and promote its status as a regionally important metropolis.
Following the meeting, Ms. Makhmudova said, "Mayor Kalisch Rotem spoke about the municipal activities and the main development directions the city takes. Haifa's administration is interested in developing partnerships with international entities, especially cities and regions of Uzbekistan, she said. Potential opportunities for cooperation in economics, science and technology, innovation, education, health, ecology and tourism were stressed.
For her part, she emphasized her interest in establishing interaction on issues of urban management and economics, commerce and entrepreneurship, innovative development and educational projects. An agreement has been reached to develop and implement targeted projects in areas of mutual interest, involving businesses and public circles of the two countries.