On January 7, a meeting was held at the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency with Vasil Andreev, director of the Bulgarian company GEOPS Exploration Drilling Services
This is the first visit of a Bulgarian company to Uzbekistan. UZIPA specialists thoroughly acquainted the meeting participants with the country’s economic and investment potential, created opportunities for implementing business projects: from startups, projects in PPP format, IPO and SPO in Uzbekistan.
One of the main topics of discussion was the issues of privileges and preferences for investors, as well as the created free economic zones in Uzbekistan and its economic and territorial advantages in each region.
Vasil Andreev noted that the main profile of the company is geological exploration and mining, but “GEOPS Exploration Drilling Services” is ready to consider potential investment projects in various areas, including engineering. A list of companies for sale and information on the privatization of land for the implementation of investment projects for foreign companies was requested.
The representatives of the company were presented with the official Investment Portal of Uzbekistan, where projects are currently presented in the context of industries and regions. In addition, an electronic trading platform, e-auksion.uz, was introduced, through which the sale and purchase of state assets are realized.
At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed to discuss in more detailed cooperation on a number of potential projects with the participation of representatives of the responsible departments.
Background: GEOPS Exploration Drilling Services is a company that provides a full range of drilling operations for the mineral exploration industry in Central and Eastern Europe. GEOPS was formed as a combination of the experience of all partners in various forms of business. Using the best available equipment, technology and attracting the best employees. GEOPS has the experience, equipment and support services to service a number of exploration, environmental protection, geotechnical and structural drilling services.