On 16-19 May, 2017 MINEX Forum secretariat launched the 1st MINEX Uzbekistan Mining Trade and Investment seminar in Tashkent. The Seminar was organised with the support of the Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources of Uzbekistan, the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the United Kingdom, the Embassy of the United Kingdom in the Republic of Uzbekistan, DMT GmbH & Co. KG and SRK Consulting.
The seminar brought together over 60 delegates from Uzbekistan, Russia, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and France.
Christopher Allan, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan opened the Seminar and noted perfect timing of MINEX Uzbekistan as the Government is rolling out the plans to widen cooperation with the private sector to modernise state-owned mining enterprises and to offer foreign investors to develop new strategic metals deposits of gold, rare earth metals, uranium, coal and potash.
Over two days international delegates met with the management of the national mining companies and government officials and discussed opportunities for widening international cooperation in the country’s resource rich mining sector.
You can read full summary of MINEX Uzbekistan 2017 Mining and Investment seminar here http://minexforum.com/en/events/uzbekistan2017/