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Trade, Security, Connectivity: PM Shehbaz, Uzbek FM discuss bilateral relations

Trade, Security, Connectivity: PM Shehbaz, Uzbek FM discuss bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD, MAY 8 /DNA/ – The Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov, currently on a two-day visit to Pakistan, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif today. Congratulating the Prime Minister on his re-election, the Uzbek Foreign Minister also conveyed the invitation of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev for Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif to undertake an official visit to Uzbekistan at his earliest convenience. The Prime Minister expressed his gratitude to President of Uzbekistan, Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev and said that he was looking forward to meeting him.

The two sides discussed enhanced cooperation between Pakistan and Uzbekistan in the fields of trade and economy, security and defense, connectivity and people to people contacts. The importance of peace and development in Afghanistan for regional connectivity was also discussed.

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif expressed Pakistan’s commitment to working with Uzbekistan to speed up and complete all bilateral trade and connectivity projects. He reaffirmed Pakistan’s readiness to provide access to Uzbekistan to Pakistani Ports. He also emphasized the importance of Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan Railway Project and Pakistan’s commitment to its early completion.






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