Press service of the governor of the Rostov region informs that on July 16 in Rostov-on-Don the ceremonial opening of General Consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held. The symbolical ribbon at the opening ceremony was cut by the governor of the Rostov region Vasily Golubev and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation Botirzhon Asadov.
The consular district which will cover General Consulate in Rostov includes subjects of the Southern and North Caucasian federal districts.
The ambassador of Uzbekistan thanked the Russian side – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and also the leaders of the Rostov region – for support of an initiative of the Uzbek side of opening of General Consulate in Rostov-on-Don.
Cooperation with the Republic of Uzbekistan has strategic character. It has to be "on the earth" - both in municipalities, and in regions, people are interested in it, the Don governor considers
- Opening of General Consulate of Uzbekistan in Rostov – the concrete and verified step in development of our good neighborhood. The Rostov region has long-term communications with the Uzbek side – at small, medium and large business. We implement a number of joint projects. I think that business interests are much wider, it is necessary to involve more this potential. We hope that today's event will allow us to advance implementation of projects more active, - Vasily Golubev told.
Let's remind, the decision on opening in Rostov-on-Don of General Consulate of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the consular district including territories of the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation entering the Southern Federal District and the North Caucasus Military District is accepted according to the order of the Russian Federation Government of in December,2017. Organizational issues on opening of General Consulate were considered during the visit of delegation of the MFA and Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation to the Rostov region in September, 2018.
RTD information: the direct flight of Uzbekistan Airways connects Tashkent and Rostov-on-Don once a week on Monday from the April,1 till October, 21 in 2019. A-320 fulfills this flight starting from Tashkent at 12-25 and arriving to Rostov-on-Don at 14-15. The back flight from Rostov starts at 15-45 and arrives to Tashkent at 21-15.