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25 Feb  2020 3381

President of Uzbekistan receives the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

On February 25, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, who arrived in Uzbekistan within the framework of the second Uzbekistan – Kazakhstan Forum of interregional cooperation.

Opening the meeting, the Head of the state noted with deep satisfaction the growing dynamics in development of multifaceted relations between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in recent years.

It was emphasized that regular contacts at the highest level contribute to strengthening friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership, filling bilateral cooperation with specific content.

Askar Mamin, expressing sincere gratitude to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the warm welcome, conveyed the greetings and best wishes of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev and President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

During the conversation, the prospects for further expansion of practical cooperation, primarily in trade, economic, investment, transport and communication, energy, agricultural sectors, education, culture and other priority areas, were considered.

Special attention was paid to the issues of formation of favorable conditions for maintaining high growth rates of mutual trade, as well as promoting cooperation projects and infrastructure development with participation of leading companies of the two countries.

The importance of continuing active humanitarian and tourist exchanges based on joint programs was noted.

Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on preparation of a roadmap for formation of a new economic agenda for Uzbekistan – Kazakhstan full-scale partnership.

 

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