On June 17-18, Turkestan, Kazakhstan, hosted a conference of ministers of higher education of the Central Asian countries on the theme "Central Asian Higher Education Area: Regional Cooperation, National Reforms."  Among the conference participants are Mirzaev Uchkun Nazarkasimovich, head of the international cooperation department of the Jizzakh Polytechnic Institute, and Abdunazarov Jamshid Nurmukhammetovich, head of the research and training department.   According to the information service of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, the Minister of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdukodir Tashkulov took part in the online event, who spoke about the ongoing reforms, integration and cooperation in the international educational sphere.  space to a new level, in particular, its expansion, taking into account the EU and plans for the future.   An important aspect of the event is the discussion of issues of mutual recognition in the field of mutual recognition of educational documents, employment of graduates, training and certification of scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel in the region.  An idea was also put forward to accelerate the exchange of professors and students in the universities of the region.