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Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev

by March 23, 2017 Market

Today in Akorda, Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev who arrived in Kazakhstan with a state visit.

The private meeting discussed matters of strengthening cooperation in key areas of bilateral interaction.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, greeting the President of Uzbekistan on Kazakhstani soil, noted that this is the first visit of Shavkat Mirziyoyev as the Head of State.

Kazakhstan wishes prosperity and happiness to our strategic partner, neighbor and fraternal people of Uzbekistan. In the future, we look forward to fruitful relations within the framework of bilateral interaction. Certain work has already been done to deepen interstate partnership. In particular, there is a sharp increase in trade turnover between our countries, the throughput capacity of our borders has increased, n

Soutew types of products are being delivered,” � the President of Kazakhstan said.

The Head of State noted that there is a business forum taking place in Astana today, with the participation of more than 500 entrepreneurs from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

The forum is expected to see signing of about 75 joint contracts for a total amount of about 1 billion US dollars. Such a forum is being held for the first time in our history. The basis of our relationship was laid by me and the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. I hope that we will continue this good tradition in the spirit of fraternal relations, helping each other,” � Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

In turn, Shavkat Mirziyoyev thanked the President of Kazakhstan for his cordial welcome.

During the visit to Samarkand last year you said that Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will always be together. These words served as a bonding between our two countries, the Uzbek people felt the shoulder of a true friend and brother,” � the President of Uzbekistan said.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev stressed that relations between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are currently at their new level of development, including in the international sphere.

In many respects, thanks to your authority, Kazakhstan was elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. I would like to assure you that all your endeavors will be supported by Uzbekistan. Much attention is now being paid to regional cooperation. I hope that today’s meetings will serve as a basis for further effective cooperation between our countries,” � the President of Uzbekistan noted.

The leaders of the two states expressed hope that this visit will give a new impetus to Kazakh-Uzbek cooperation in a wide range of areas.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan