RIYADH: The president of Uzbekistan arrived Madinah on Wednesday to pay his respects to Prophet Muhammad and visit his mosque, Saudi Press Agency reported.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev was received on arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport by the acting governor of the Madinah region Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal and other officials.
Meanwhile, it was also gathered that Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan have signed over 10 investment agreements, worth over SR45 billion ($12 billion), during the Saudi-Uzbek Business Council in Jeddah on Wednesday.
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The agreements cover various sectors and include number of deals between Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and ACWA Power, a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants.
“Over 10 agreements were signed between the Kingdom and Uzbekistan in several sectors, with a value exceeding SR45 billion,” Saud i Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih said.