Uzbekistan’s Prez performs Umrah amid official trip to Saudi
Saudi arabia–Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, undertook the Umrah pilgrimage on Thursday, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Upon his arrival, the president was welcomed by a number of representatives from the Special Force for the Security of the Grand Mosque, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, and other organizations.
The official press office of Mirziyoyev tweeted images from the president’s pilgrimage. The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomed the Uzbek president as he arrived in Jeddah on Wednesday.
The two met and reviewed a variety of issues of mutual interest in addition to discussing bilateral ties and collaboration in numerous fields.
Meanwhile, the Saudi Energy Ministry and its Uzbek counterpart signed a memorandum of understanding on August 18 to advance collaboration and exchange knowledge and experiences in the energy sector.
This occurs during the second day of the Saudi-Uzbek Business Council, which was held in Jeddah concurrently with the Kingdom’s visit by the Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
In order to lessen the effects of climate change, it also covers the circular carbon economy and related technologies, such as carbon collection, reuse, transport, and storage.
On Wednesday, more than ten investment agreements totaling more than SR45 billion ($12 billion), spanning several sectors, were inked between Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.
Petroleum, gas, electricity, renewable energy, energy efficiency, petrochemicals, and hydrogen are all included under this agreement.