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American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce Delegation Holds Meetings with Officials in Tashkent

Event Date: 3 March 2011
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON, DC – Twenty business leaders from the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) traveled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan during the week of February 14, where they met with high-level officials within the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in one-on-one meetings tailored to their specific industries.  The AUCC delegation was made up of representatives from both returning and new members, including the Boeing Company, Case New Holland, ExxonMobil, General Electric, Honeywell, Nobel Telecom, Nukem, Inc., Sikorsky, White & Case LLP, and Zeppelin International AG.   The AUCC mission concurred with Joint Economic Cooperation Meetings held between the U.S. and Uzbekistan governments, also held in Tashkent on February 17 and 18, 2011. 

In addition to meetings with officials, AUCC Chair Carolyn B. Lamm presented the 2011 Visionary Award to His Excellency President Islam Karimov in a private meeting at the President’s Oqsaroy residence.  Representatives from Boeing and Honeywell also attended the meeting, where the award was presented on behalf of the entire AUCC.  The Visionary Award recognized President Karimov for his leadership in transforming the Republic of Uzbekistan into a stable, managed market economy in the years since Uzbekistan gained its independence.

On the second day of the two-day mission, AUCC member representatives participated in the Uzbekistan-United States Business Forum.  The Forum was hosted by Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade and focused on investment opportunities in various business sectors in Uzbekistan, including energy, logistics and transportation, agriculture, mining and chemical, and information technology. 

"I applaud those on the mission and at the Forum for achieving tremendous success which will open the door to a new era of expanded bilateral business relations for mutual benefit of both countries," said AUCC Chair Carolyn B. Lamm.

The AUCC was founded in 1993 to promote trade and investment ties, cultural exchanges and bonds of friendship between the United States and the Republic of Uzbekistan.  In performing these functions, the AUCC places primary emphasis on serving the needs of its members.  AUCC members currently include Ares Mobility Solutions, the Boeing Company, Case New Holland, Caterpillar, Inc., FMN Logistics, General Electric, General Motors, the Harris Corporation, Honeywell, Nobel Telecom, Nukem, Inc., Oxus Gold plc, Sikorsky, White & Case LLP, and Zeppelin International AG.  The AUCC is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C.


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