22.06.2019 16:50

On June 21, Tashkent hosted the eighteenth meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Bilateral Cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At the event, the heads of government of the two countries, representatives of relevant ministries and agencies for the first time discussed issues of timely execution of agreements reached during visits of Presidents of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, further development of cooperation in trade-economic, investment, transport, energy and agricultural sectors.

First, the meeting of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin was held in a narrow format. Then negotiations were held in an extended format with representatives of the governments of the two countries.

The active pace of development of Uzbekistan – Kazakhstan relations in many areas, in particular in trade-economic direction was noted at the meeting.

Prospects for the development of mutual relations in interterritorial and border cooperation, customs, energy, water use, tourism, and youth policy were also considered at the meeting. Attention was paid to expanding cooperation in the areas of transport transit, space activities, healthcare. At the same time, issues of scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian cooperation were also discussed.

Following the meeting, representatives of ministries and agencies of the two countries signed a number of documents, including on the creation of the Central Asia International Trade and Economic Cooperation Center, the establishment of a high-speed train route between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, cooperation in tourism and light industry.

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