The festival of cultural traditions and national cuisine was held at the Receptions House of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. Representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in the country took part in the event.
The festival was attended by staff of more than 20 embassies in Tashkent, including missions of Russia, Turkmenistan, Republic of Korea, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Italy, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Turkey.
Opening the festival, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan I.Negmatov said Uzbekistan was paying a great attention to strengthening cultural ties and friendship between the nations.
“The traditional festival serves to strengthen friendship between the diplomats working in Uzbekistan,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Uzbekistan S.Pirmuhamedov said.