Abylgaziev, Mirziyoyev discuss state and prospects of cooperation
Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, who is in Tashkent for a working visit, and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev discussed the state and prospects of trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries.
Mirziyoyev noted the regular dialogue at the highest level allowed to bring the cooperation between the two countries to a qualitatively new level, filling it with practical content, the Government’s press service said.
The Uzbek leader stressed people, especially those living in border areas, feel the results of joint work. The Governments of the two countries are trying to create all the necessary conditions for progressive development between the peoples.
He also conveyed his greetings and best wishes to President Sooronbay Jeenbekov.
Kyrgyz PM Abylgaziev stressed Kyrgyzstan attaches particular importance to the further development of brotherly and good-neighborly relations with Uzbekistan.
He noted at the moment there is a good dynamics of growth in trade and economic relations between the countries, which should be maintained by the parties in the future.
The border areas of our two countries show a very good example of cooperation. Osh- Andijan, Osh-Ferghana, Kyzyl-Kiya-Ferghana bus routes have just resumed. At the same time, I would also like to note with satisfaction the work of the governmental delegations on the delimitation and demarcation of the state border. I propose to give dynamics to this work in order to accelerate the completion of the description of the state border line, Abylgaziev said.
During the meeting, topical issues of the Kyrgyz-Uzbek relations and prospects for further interaction on a wide range of issues were discussed.
Note that since 2016, trade turnover between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Uzbekistan has tripled.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency