At the ceremony held in Riga on October 27, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Latvia, Kadambay Sultanov, the Deputy State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andzhejs Vilumsons, as well as representatives of government agencies, business, and public circles, participated.
Vladimir Galperin, head of the Republic’s Trading House in Riga and founder of the company Outdoor Media, has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Uzbekistan. It is expected that the honorary consul will actively contribute to promoting economic cooperation, attracting Latvian investments and tourists to the Central Asian Republic, increasing the export of Uzbek products to the markets of Latvia and other Baltic countries, and developing cultural, humanitarian, and other ties.
Currently, there are about 30 honorary consulates of Uzbekistan worldwide. This is the first representation of Uzbekistan of this kind in the Baltics.