Promotion of cooperative relations with Japan and awareness of Aral Sea coastal environmental issues
H.E. Mr. Mukhsinkhuja ABDURAKHMONOV, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Japan
Ambassador Mukhsinkhuja Abdurakhmonov paid a courtesy call on Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Koichi Hagiuda.
During the meeting, they discussed the development of cooperation in the field of pre-school and higher education, strengthening of human resources and mutual collaboration on the establishment of schools in Uzbekistan that meet Japanese standards. It was also agreed to establish a joint educational institution in Uzbekistan and to implement scientific and academic projects.
He had a meeting with Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.
Minister Aso congratulated the Republic of Uzbekistan on the 30th anniversary of its independence and the success of the Uzbekistan national team athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Minister Aso fondly shared his memories of the fruitful meeting with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
During the meeting, they exchanged views on the further development of bilateral cooperative relations.
During his visit to Nagoya, he met with President Seiichi Matsuo of Nagoya University, Director Akira Yamauchi of Asia Satellite Campus Institute, and Vice President Kiyohisa Nishiyama of Tashkent National Institute of Technology.
Discussions were held on the progress of the implementation of the mutual agreement signed during the visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in December 2019, new areas of bilateral exchange, as well as the improvement of the activities of the Uzbekistan-Japan Youth Innovation Center.
We agreed to speed up the implementation of joint projects, such as inviting 15 professors and 50 students from Japan, holding the next President's Forum, and inviting Professor Hiroshi Amano, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
At the World Environment Summit held in December 2021, the issue of the Aral Sea was taken up and a call was made to Japan and the rest of the world.
The government of Uzbekistan also proactively addressed the Aral Sea issue, raised it to the world, and expressed its willingness to take the lead in solving the problem.
Date of birth: February 14, 1974
Place of birth: Fergana Province, Republic of Uzbekistan
Languages: Russian, Tajik, English, Japanese, Arabic
1991-1996 Tashkent State University of Economics
1994-1995 Studied at California State University, Chico
1996-1998 Academy of State and Social Construction, affiliated with the President of Uzbekistan
1998-2001 Master of Science, Otaru University of Commerce
2001-2004 PhD, Hokkaido University
2004-2006 Sales Manager, Coca-Cola Uzbekistan LLC
2006-2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, Hokkaido University
2008-2017 President, MTRUST Co.
January 2018-April 2021 Deputy Governor of Fergana Province, Director General of Investment and Trade Department
April 2021-July 2021 Head of Department for Foreign Investment, Economic Diplomacy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan July 2021 Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Japan