15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Belgium
(May 23, 2007, City hall of Brussels)

The event dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kingdom of Belgium took place in the City hall of Brussels on May 23, 2007.

Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, the Senate, the House of Representatives (the lower chamber of the Belgian parliament), the governments of Belgium, business, experts and cultural circles of Belgium, as well as diplomatic coprs accredited in Brussels participated in the event.

At the opening ceremony H.E. Mr. Charles Ghislain, Ambassador of Belgium to Uzbekistan with a residence in Brussels and H.E. Mr. Isan Mustafoev, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Kingdom of Belgium made speeches.

In their speeches speakers noted the achieved successes in mutual relations between Uzbekistan and Belgium during the last 15 years and expressed confidence of the further deepening of mutual understanding between two countries.

Mr. Jean Wolf, the editor-in-chief of the ĞEurope Diplomatic magazineğ expressed his appreciation by photo-exhibition, devoted to the history, culture and modern life of Uzbekistan which was also organized within the framework of the event in City hall of Brussels.

At the end of the event the folklore dance group "Lyazgi" performed the traditional Uzbek dance and songs which was warmly welcomed by the participants of this event.