On August 2, a delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.
During the visit, S. Umurzakov met with the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov. Representatives of both states noted the positive dynamics of the development of bilateral relations, including in such promising areas as trade and economic, fuel and energy, and transport. It was noted that Uzbekistan is one of the main trade partners of Turkmenistan.
The meeting participants spoke about the important role of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Commission on trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation, and also noted the need to hold a meeting of the co-chairs of the above-mentioned Commission within the framework of the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia, which will be held in Turkmenistan in the coming days.
On the same day, Sardor Umurzakov met with Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov. The topic of the conversation was the issues of further development of bilateral relations in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian fields.
The meeting participants discussed the issues of the upcoming Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia, during which a series of bilateral negotiations and events of an economic and cultural nature will be held.
An exchange of views on the issues of building up partnerships in energy and industry, including in the fuel and energy sector, and transport between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan took place.
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan intend to continue to maintain an active dialogue aimed at the further development of bilateral relations.
During the visit, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan S. Umurzakov also held a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers Ch.Gylyjov and E.Orazgeldyev, during which issues of developing cooperation in trade, textile industry and agriculture were discussed.