After signing a number of development agreements with other countries, now Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to enhance the trade volume up to 300 million dollars. Both countries have underscored need for greater communication network to realize trade potential between the two countries. The understanding came at a meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiev, in Islamabad.
Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiev, accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising Deputy Ministers for Investment and Foreign Trade, Transport and other senior officials, were arrived in Islamabad on Monday (May 27) on a two-day visit to Pakistan.
They exchanged views about promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation including matters pertaining to regional and global affairs. They also reviewed implementation of decisions taken between the leadership of both countries during previous meetings.
Addressing the meeting, the Foreign Minister said Pakistan wants to promote its links with Central Asian countries. Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister on the occasion said his visit to Pakistan will be helpful to further strengthen bilateral relations and deepen economic partnership between the two countries.
Uzbekistan lauds Pak Army’s role
Deputy Prime Minister of Republic of Uzbekistan Elyor Majidovich Ganiev called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ in Rawalpindi and discussed matters related to mutual interest including regional security and connectivity.
Welcoming the dignitary to Pakistan, Army Chief said Uzbekistan is a brotherly country and cooperation between the two countries will not only help in improving peace and stability in the region, but also usher in economic prosperity as well. The visiting dignitary appreciated role of Pakistan Army in battling the scourge of terrorism in the country and for maintenance of peace and stability in the region.
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