President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received Secretary General of World Health Organization Li Chong Yuk.
As stated, in the course of talks, discussed were issues of links between Uzbekistan and WHO, also exchanged were views on expansion of cooperation with this Organization.
WHO allotted 40 million USD to equip medical centers in Uzbekistan with modern medicine and devices, Mr. Li Chong Yuk said. Besides, Belgium and Italy under the aegis of this Organization will render financial assistance to three regions of Karakalpakia, experiencing drinking water shortage. In the course of talk, it was noted that WHO realizes five projects for improvement vital conditions of the residents of Karakalpakia and rendering medical assistance.
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