PM Imran to hold discussion with Uzbek President on speeding up trade ties

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Apr, 2021. 01:21 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Uzbek President Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev will review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations including political, trade, economic, security, connectivity and people-to-people exchanges in a virtual summit on Wednesday (tomorrow).

According to the details, during the summit, both leaders will also focus on enhancing political and strategic linkages, fast tracking transit and trade cooperation, and building educational and cultural collaboration.

As per reports, Imran Khan and Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev will also hold discussion on the Trans-Afghan Railway Project, agreed between Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan earlier this year.

Exchange of views on international issues, enhancing mutual cooperation, and deepening trade ties is included in the agenda of the meeting.

The virtual summit will provide an opportunity to further build on existing bilateral cooperation in all areas of common interest.

Let it be known that the relations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan are rooted deep in common faith, shared history, and cultural affinities providing a firm foundation for increased cooperation.

The two countries have increased interaction at all levels over the past two years.

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