Turkey is to prospect in Uzbekistan

Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Mithat CANSIZ, Genel Director of MTA Mr. Cengiz ERDEM, General Director of MTA Tashkent Mining Mr. M. Gökay ÜSTÜN and Head of Feasibility Department Mr. M. Akif POLAT, during the visit in Feb 12–16, 2019 in Tashkent signed an agreement on 3 mining licence, (2 of which are for gold, and the other is for tungsten)  on Feb 13, 2019 in Saritau, Hurob and Aydim-Jitemtau fields in Navoi and Jizzakh regions.

The  Turkish Delegation held a meeting on Feb 14, 2019 with delegation under the presidency of Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan, Mr. Alisher Sultanov. During the meeting, the delegations exchanged views on MTA’s mineral exploration in Uzbekistan and the agreements of Turkish private sector on both energy and mining.

This agreement, we hope, will be of great benefit to Turkey, which enables MTA to own a second mining licence abroad in an effort “for pleasant surprises”.



Date: 18.02.2019


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